Qatar-based liquefied natural gas (LNG) producer RasGas reported in early September that malware shut down part of its computer system. This was the latest cybersecurity attack in the Middle East region after the attack on the computer network of a state owned oil producer in Saudi Arabia.
Russian antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab seeks a developer and analyst to create an operating system that could dissuade the next Stuxnet attack on industrial control systems. Currently, Kaspersky Lab wants to hire professionals with experience in programming PCS and Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, implementing industrial networking and...
Per the WaterISAC portal, the WaterISAC (Information Sharing and Analysis Center) is a community of water sector professionals who share a common purpose: to protect public health and the environment. The WaterISAC provides email notifications about threats and any incidents demanding immediate attention.
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...
The industry uses the general term "threat information," but during more detailed discussions, it seems that the information companies seek is more like the traditional military concept of "tactical information."
We're about to acquire a significant new cybervulnerability. The world's energy utilities are starting to install hundreds of millions of 'smart meters' which contain a remote off switch. Its main purpose is to ensure that customers who default on their payments can be switched remotely to a prepay tariff
On Monday, I spoke at the HART Communication Foundation's general meeting in St Louis MO. The topic was a look forward at the future of process industry manufacturing. Here are the slides, to give you a flavor of what I said.