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exida discovers counterfeit safety certificates

exida discovered fraudulent certificates claiming that a product meets the functional safety requirements for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 capable per IEC 61508. These certificates are FALSE.

@Belden @Tofino tested by @DigitalBond: It works!

Recently, several ICS end users in the Middle East and Asia have been exposed to attacks directly on the control systems through firewalls that have been misconfigured, or not configured correctly, for Modbus and OPC data.

@Belden @Tofino tested by @DigitalBond: It works!

Recently, several ICS end users in the Middle East and Asia have been exposed to attacks directly on the control systems through firewalls that have been misconfigured, or not configured correctly, for Modbus and OPC data.

Protect the Grid SmartGrid Initiative

I recently read in Power Magazine (powermag.com) that EPRI is launching the Security and Privacy Initiative, a collaborative effort to investigate cyber security standards, business processes, and technologies to protect the electric grid.

Thursday Morning Scary Read

Nancy Bartels driving the blogging machine here this morning. I am not by nature an alarmist, and I tend to ignore headlines that say (or imply) "OMG, we're all going to die!" On the other hand, when you smell smoke in the kitchen for longer than a couple of minutes,...

NIST and DOE still not distinguishing between IT and ICS

A message from Joe Weiss:

ACS 2011 Conference Summary - September 22

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

Pipelines and cyber security

In 1999, the Bellingham, Wash., gasoline pipeline ruptured killing three people. It was a control system cyber incident with many implications for future pipeline cyber impacts:

Cyber Threats Can Affect Green Power Too

Posted by Joe Weiss:

Wednesday Morning Must-Read on Security

Fooling around in the social media corner of the Internet this morning, and came across this link (http://asian-power.com/node/11144) on Facebook via Eric Byres.