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#byres #pollard #stuxnet #cybersecurity #safetysystems #controldesign #pauto #mfg Think about this one over lunch...

I'm reproducing here an email thread between Control Design's columnist Jeremy Pollard, Eric Byres of Byres Security and me. It is, shall we say, illuminating. And if this doesn't scare you into moving quickly to secure your plant networks and control systems, you just have not been paying attention, and,...

#Siemens #SIMATIC Controller vulnerability statement #pauto #mfg #manufacturing

 From Mike Krampe at Siemens Industry.Siemens Statement Regarding Potential Password Security Weakness in SIMATIC Controllers -- Status July 5, 2011Siemens announced today it has identified a potential security weakness in the programming and configuration client software authentication mechanism employed by its SIMA

From Siemens on S7 Vulnerabilities #siemens #cybersecurity #stuxnet #malware #pauto #mfg #manufacturing

I just received the following release from Mike Krampe at Siemens:

FOUO-- ICS-CERT releases report and then says you can't read it. #pauto #siemens #cybersecurity #homelandsecurity

This is Walt Boyes, taking over Joe Weiss' blog to do something Joe is unaware of:

exida sponsors security webinar June 9 #pauto #cybersecurity #exida #mfg #manufacturing

From exida:

Real DATA on Industrial Control Security from RISI #RISI #cybersecurity #ICS #control

Once again, RISI, the Repository for Industrial Security Incidents, has released their annual report. RISI is part of Security Incident Organization (www.securityincidents.org) which is the only NGO (non-governmental organization) tracking incidents in industrial control security.

New White Paper: How Stuxnet Spreads #pauto #stuxnet

How Stuxnet Spreads – A Study of Infection Paths in Best Practice Systems

Control Scoops the New York Times on Stuxnet #pauto #stuxnet @NYTimes #cybersecurity

Control's executive editor Jim Montague spotted this over the weekend. It seems that the NYT has discovered Ralph Langer, who, as our readers know, has been writing for both Control magazine and the ControlGlobal.com security blog, Unfettered, for several months now.