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Experts at insurance giant AIG have identified the industry sectors at highest risk to systemic threats.
A new strategic partnership to bring cutting-edge cyber defense for operational technology to electric utilities and the oil & gas industry.
The systems that run the US electricity grid, gas pipelines & other critical infrastructure have 25 years’ worth of vulnerabilities that need fixing.
Security researchers have discovered a new malware threat that goes to great lengths to remain undetected while targeting energy companies.
Critical infrastructure including electric and water utilities are being temporarily shut down as ransomware plagues corporate systems.
Oil giant Chevron has chosen to air gap critical systems to disconnect them from the Internet as much as possible.
Consulting firm Booz Allen say the number of incidents reported to US authorities rose by 17% last year.
According to ICS-CERT some advanced networks are vulnerable to remote attackers looking to intercept communications to and from devices.
by Tim Heath on 2015-12-23 01:56PM in NEWS-News Analysis, INTELLIGENCE-International, GOVERNMENT-Defence, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms, BUSINESS-Production-Utilities, BUSINESS-Production-Manufacturing, BUSINESS-Production-Energy
Critical industries need to significantly ramp up their cyber security or risk having Islamic State hackers attack.
The FBI say that politically motivated Hackers are the second biggest threat to the U.S Energy sector, after it's own employees.