With over 48 devices and 500+ vulnerabilities in their Delphi Database, Wurldtech is making considerable inroads on the devices with their 15th certified device. At what point does this make Achilles a de-facto standard? I think we've clearly reached that point.
It appears to be a big few days for Wurldtech. Yesterday, HIMA declared itself the 13th vendor to standardize on the Achilles platform for security testing during and throughout the product development lifecycle. Today it is Invensys.
Wurldtech appears to be building up a significant head of steam as the unofficial standard for cyber security testing of control and automation systems and industrial networks. Here's the latest-- a press release, not from Wurldtech, but from HIMA Paul Hildebrandt, Wurldtech's customer:
Getting Walt to take a vacation is not an easy thing. But he's been good this time. Have hardly heard from him at all. I expect Mrs. Walt issued some fairly severe threats. So this morning when an email from him popped up in my mailbox with the brief...
In an article posted on the Wall Street Journal's website by WSJ reporter Andrew LaVallee, Unfettered blogger Joe Weiss is quoted:
Just put this up on Unfettered. Posted without comment. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/richard-a-clarke/obamas-challenge-in-cyber_b_199926.html
Posted without comment. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/richard-a-clarke/obamas-challenge-in-cyber_b_199926.html
I am in the process of responding to a request from Congress. In doing so, I have had several experts provide input. I wanted to share one very important point that was contributed by Eric Cosman.
item appeared on Raw Story this afternoon.
Walt posted this story on Unfettered this morning. Seems like the Solons over at the Wall Street Journal have finally noticed the electrical grid issue. Good for them. Maybe if this story goes mainstream, more pressure to do something will get applied.