Submitted by waltboyes on Wed, 09/23/2009 - 11:07
Category: cyber security S99 Homeland Security Department of Homeland Security ISCI Internet security Dept. of Homeland Security House Committee on Homeland Security SCADA security cybersecurity ISA99 SP99 2008 ACS Conference Congressman Langevin
Submitted by waltboyes on Wed, 08/06/2008 - 11:18
Congressman James Langevin, (D) Rhode Island, keynotes the ACS Cybersecurity Conference: ...
Category: cyber security process safety S99 Ferc NERC Wurldtech Achilles Department of Homeland Security Internet security Bryan Singer The SCADA list
Submitted by waltboyes on Mon, 12/10/2007 - 11:17
Last week I posted on the SCADA list a response to an IT person who took exception to my statement that IT people who try to do security in process control systems can even be dangerous. In part, I said: You are dead wrong about one thing, though.
Submitted by waltboyes on Fri, 11/30/2007 - 13:44
A former employee of a small California canal system has been charged with installing unauthorized software and damaging the computer used to divert water from the Sacramento River.Michael Keehn, 61, former electrical supervisor at the Tehama Colusa Canal Authority (TCAA) in Willows, Calif., faces 10 years in prison on charges...
Category: Joe Weiss Homeland Security Ferc NERC Department of Homeland Security House Committee on Homeland Security
Submitted by nbartels on Fri, 10/19/2007 - 16:00
As a follow-up to Joe Weiss' appearance before the congressional homeland security subcommittee yesterday, you might want to check out the live coverage. Scroll down the page and click on the "Live Link." It's just as good in pictures as in the written form.
Submitted by waltboyes on Wed, 10/03/2007 - 08:07
From the release: ISA FINALIZING DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT FOR CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE CYBER SECURITY TOOL Houston, Texas (2 October 2007) - ISA announced today that it is nearing completion of a non-exclusive licensing agreement to distribute and market the Control Systems Cyber Security Self Assessment Tool (CS2SAT) through the ISA Security Compliance Institute.
Category: cyber security process safety Industrial Defender Department of Homeland Security Internet security Power grid
Submitted by nbartels on Fri, 09/28/2007 - 15:59
The following showed up in my email box yesterday courtesy of Industrial Defender. It may be a worst-case scenario kind of thing, and cynical me always wonders about who benefits when such scary stories are released on the public that little understands exactly what the implications of such a hacker...
Submitted by waltboyes on Fri, 09/28/2007 - 15:46
From Keith Stouffer at NIST: NIST is pleased to announce that the second public draft of Special Publication 800-82, Guideline to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security, is available for public comment. NIST SP 800-82 provides guidance on how to secure ICS, including supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, distributed...
Submitted by waltboyes on Thu, 09/27/2007 - 17:47
According to a press release from ISA today, BP, Chevron, Honeywell, Siemens and Yokogawa have consented to become Founding Members of the ISA Security Compliance Institute. "The Founding Strategic Member companies," the release says, "have demonstrated industry leadership by making a two year commitment for funding and significant volunteer time...
Category: cyber security Blog authors S99 Controlglobal features Joe Weiss Homeland Security Ferc NERC RealtimeACS Department of Homeland Security
Submitted by waltboyes on Wed, 09/26/2007 - 12:09
I am delighted to report that Joe Weiss' new blog, "Unfettered" is now appearing on the ControlGlobal.com home page. You can also access it directly here. Joe Weiss P.E., CISM, is managing partner of Applied Control Solutions, LLC, in Cupertino, CA. You can contact him at email@example.com and (408) 253-7934For...