Sometimes we get so focused on what's going on at Control and ControlGlobal.com that we forget there's other stuff happening in the Big World.
Seems SCADA systems (or at least alleged attacks on them) have hit the big time.Wired magazine is running this story on the Illinois Water Attack.See my post over on Unfettered about what's looking more and more like an Attack by the Keystone Cops instead, wh
Nancy Bartels of Control magazine and ControlGlobal.com hijacking Joe's blog here. This story would be funny if it wasn't so scary. Wired magazine has broken the real story (or the latest iteration of the real story). The link is here. So it wasn't evil hackers from Russia after all.
In a blog post on October 18 (now removed) I posted some things I regret about Erfan Ibrahim's remarks at the IEEE Electric Grid Modernization Workshop last week. I apologize to both Mr. Ibrahim and to my readers.
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:
Posted by Joe Weiss:
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.
In his blog "What do 9/11, the Detroit bomber and ICS Security have in Common," Joe Weiss makes some really good points.
Our indefatigable blogger and functional security expert, Joe Weiss, was asked to provide written testimony for the record for the House Homeland Security Committee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, Science and Technology hearings on the cyber security of the electric grid for today's hearing.
In an article posted on the Wall Street Journal's website by WSJ reporter Andrew LaVallee, Unfettered blogger Joe Weiss is quoted: