The industry uses the general term "threat information," but during more detailed discussions, it seems that the information companies seek is more like the traditional military concept of "tactical information."
This popped up in my email box this morning. It's a note from Eric Byres at Tofino. Eric is a well-known security expert and a sometime contributor to Control. "With announcement on Tuesday of the Microsoft patch for the Stuxnet vulnerability, we have updated our recommendations for addressing this critical...
We're about to acquire a significant new cybervulnerability. The world's energy utilities are starting to install hundreds of millions of 'smart meters' which contain a remote off switch. Its main purpose is to ensure that customers who default on their payments can be switched remotely to a prepay tariff
Coming to work on a Monday and finding an email outlining the report of a major cyber security breach affecting an important supplier and its customers is never a good way to start the week. But that's what happened this morning.