The Precursor to the Next Stuxnet #safety #cybersecurity #stuxnet

Symantec posted on their site the latest information on the next chapter of Stuxnet. The site says that "Duqu" is a new threat whose goal is to gather intelligence in order to conduct a future Stuxnet-like attack.

ACS 2011 Conference Summary - September 22

The final agenda can be found at There are several unique hallmarks of the conference:

ACS 2011 Conference Summary - September 21

The final agenda can be found at There are several unique hallmarks of the conference:

Cyber Threats Can Affect Green Power Too

Posted by Joe Weiss:

Control system cybersecurity

Is there really a lack of information about control system cybersecurity? Would you be willing to pay for outside help to address your cybersecurity issues? Would some sort of certification mechanism make you more willing hire this kind of expertise?

Wednesday Morning Must-Read on Security

Fooling around in the social media corner of the Internet this morning, and came across this link ( on Facebook via Eric Byres.

Safety and Cyber Security to Be Featured at Siemens 2011 Automation Summit #cybersecurity #safety #pauto

Just wanted to share with you the latest press release:

IPv6 Security with MT6D

Virginia Tech runs one of the few production scale IPv6 networks in the United States, with a network of more than 30,000 computing and communication systems. As owners of a system this size and the range of Users involved security is obviously an issue.

Lock the Barn Door

Lately I've spent a lot of time thinking (and writing) about mobile workers. For the record, that's getting to be some of us all the time and all of us some of the time. (See Control's April cover story on this subject)  The efficiency and simple convenience of having access...

Heads Up: Another Scary Hack Out There

This is so not the kind of thing I want to read on a Monday morning--especially when I'm in a pitched battle with my least favorite winter guest, bronchitis--but this is important. So listen up. If Stuxnet didn't scare you, and Walt's most recent post on bad data didn't, try...