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Even after the disastrous 2010 BP oil spill, blowouts from underwater oil wells continue to pose a dangerous risk for drilling rigs.
To many in the IT community, the gap in understanding industrial control system cyber security is gaping. I was drawn to a May 29th Dark Reading article titled “Large Electric Utilities Earn High Security Scores as the title seemed to be at odds with what I have seen.
Needing only tiny amounts of power, anisotropic magnetoresistive (AMR) sensor ICs can detect magnetic fields as weak as 7 Gauss.
It’s official! The 2014 (the 14th) ICS Cyber Security Conference will be held October 20 – 23, 2014 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta. As with previous ICS Cyber Security Conferences, the agenda will not be complete until shortly before the conference to accommodate the most...
A hacker helped authorities disrupt at least 300 cyberattacks.
There will now be the opportunity to turn loose a generation of hackers honing their control system hacking skills on video games. According to the videogame trailer, the game simulates more than 60 different hacks from your cell phone where you can manipulate traffic signals, cause blackouts, etc.
Hackers are exploiting an Internet Explorer vulnerability that was recently left unpatched in Windows XP. Microsoft doesn't plan on doing anything about the problem.
A compressor going into stall is like jumping off a cliff with a bungee cord. If the bungee cord has no losses to dampen the oscillation, we have something akin to surge. A 0.5% drop in efficiency can occur for each surge cycle.
Stuxnet and Aurora are not traditional network vulnerabilities and cannot be found or mitigated by using traditional IT security techniques. The Smart Grid NISTR-7628 and NERC do not identify design features that can be exploited. There is a disconnect between what the electric industry is trying to protect and what...
A U.S. grand jury has indicted five Chinese for stealing industrial secrets via computer from U. S. companies