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Weidmueller Patches Critical Vulnerabilities in Industrial Switches

Germany-based industrial connectivity solutions provider Weidmueller has released firmware updates for many of its managed industrial Ethernet switches to address critical vulnerabilities.Weidmueller has six manufacturing plants and a presence in 60 locations around the world. According to the DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), th
Publish At:2019-12-06 10:15 | Read:109 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY SCADA / ICS Vulnerabili

Moxa Addresses Industrial AP Vulnerabilities Several Months After Disclosure

Moxa Urges Users to Replace Discontinued Industrial AP Filled With Security HolesMore than a dozen serious vulnerabilities have been found in an industrial wireless access point (AP) made by Taiwan-based industrial networking and automation solutions provider Moxa, but the vendor only addressed the flaws several months after exploits were made public.Researc
Publish At:2019-12-05 10:15 | Read:142 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY SCADA / ICS Vulnerabilities

Tenable Acquires OT Security Firm Indegy for $78 Million

Tenable, a cybersecurity firm best known for its vulnerability management solutions, announced on Monday that it has acquired Indegy, a provider of cybersecurity solutions for operational technology (OT) environments, for $78 million in cash.Indegy offers a platform that protects industrial control systems (ICS) from cyber, insider and operator error (non-ma
Publish At:2019-12-03 10:16 | Read:221 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY SCADA / ICS

Vulnerability Allows Hackers to Take Control of ABB Substation Protection Devices

A critical vulnerability affecting some Relion protection devices from ABB can be exploited to take control of a device or cause it to become inoperable, the DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warned last week.The flaw affects Relion 670 series devices made by Swiss-based industrial technology solutions provider ABB. These products
Publish At:2019-12-02 10:15 | Read:243 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY SCADA / ICS Vulnerabilities Vulnerabilit

Dozens of Vulnerabilities Found in Open Source VNC Systems

Kaspersky researchers have identified dozens of vulnerabilities in four popular open source virtual network computing (VNC) systems, but fortunately the majority of them have been patched.VNC systems use the remote frame buffer (RFB) protocol to allow users to remotely control a device. According to Kaspersky, VNC is often used in industrial environments and
Publish At:2019-11-22 22:15 | Read:272 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY SCADA / ICS Vulnerabilities

Security of North American Energy Grid Tested in GridEx Exercise

A major exercise whose goal was to test the cyber and physical security of North America’s grid has enabled the energy industry and governments to review and improve incident response plans and collaboration.The grid security exercise, GridEx V, was organized last week by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and it was hosted by its Ele
Publish At:2019-11-18 22:15 | Read:192 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY SCADA / ICS Virus & Threats Incident

Vulnerability in ABB Plant Historian Disclosed 5 Years After Discovery

It took Swiss-based industrial technology solutions provider ABB five years to inform customers of a critical vulnerability affecting one of its products, and the researcher who found it says this increased the chances of threat actors discovering and exploiting the security flaw.The United States Department of Homeland Security, through its Cybersecurity an
Publish At:2019-11-18 22:15 | Read:210 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY SCADA / ICS Risk Management Vulnerabilit

Undocumented Access Feature Exposes Siemens PLCs to Attacks

Siemens is working on addressing a vulnerability that can be exploited by a skilled attacker to execute arbitrary code on its SIMATIC S7-1200 programmable logic controller (PLC) by abusing a hardware-based access mode.Ali Abbasi, Tobias Scharnowski and Thorsten Holz of the Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany have conducted an analysis of Siemens S7-1200 PLCs,
Publish At:2019-11-15 22:15 | Read:139 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY SCADA / ICS Vulnerabilities

New MITRE Foundation Aims to Boost Critical Infrastructure

American not-for-profit organization MITRE Corporation has announced the launch of a tech foundation focused on strengthening critical infrastructure through partnerships with the private sector.Called Engenuity, the foundation is a distinct, non-profit company that has its own board of directors and separate private funding.Through Engenuity, MITRE hopes to
Publish At:2019-11-14 10:15 | Read:169 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY SCADA / ICS Management & Strategy

Trend Micro Launches New ICS Security Solutions

Trend Micro showcases some its new ICS security solutions at SecurityWeek's 2019 ICS Cyber Security Conference in Atlanta. (Image Credit: SecurityWeek)Cybersecurity solutions provider Trend Micro this week announced the launch of new products designed to protect industrial control system (ICS) environments.The new smart factory security solutions are meant t
Publish At:2019-11-13 12:00 | Read:151 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY SCADA / ICS

Call for Papers: SecurityWeek's 2020 Singapore ICS Cyber Security Conference

The Central ICS/SCADA Cyber Security Event of the Year for the Asia Pacific Region!The official Call for Papers (presentations) for SecurityWeek’s 2020 Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Cyber Security Conference | Singapore, being held April 21–23 at the Fairmont Singapore is now open.As the largest and longest-running cyber security-focused event series for
Publish At:2019-11-13 00:00 | Read:306 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY SCADA / ICS

Accenture Launches Cyber Ranges for Industrial Companies

Consulting giant Accenture on Thursday announced the launch of three cyber ranges designed to help industrial companies practice their cyberattack response plan.One of the cyber ranges is located in Houston, Texas, and it focuses on the oil and gas sector, allowing companies to simulate and respond to cyberattacks impacting exploration, production, refining,
Publish At:2019-11-11 22:15 | Read:59 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY SCADA / ICS Training & Certification

Digital Transformation in Pharma Introduces New OT Security Threats

The increased use of automated control systems to manage drug formulations and product quality (particularly for combination drugs) is creating new security risks for the pharmaceutical industry. Examples of this new vulnerability surfaced in June 2017 when the pharmaceutical sector, along with healthcare and many other industries, were targeted by the
Publish At:2019-10-29 12:00 | Read:774 | Comments:0 | Tags:INDUSTRY INSIGHTS SCADA / ICS

Some ICS Security Incidents Resulted in Injury, Loss of Life: Survey

ATLANTA — SECURITYWEEK 2019 ICS CYBER SECURITY CONFERENCE — Some of the recent cybersecurity incidents involving industrial control systems (ICS) have resulted in injury and even loss of life, according to a survey conducted by Control Systems Cyber Security Association International (CS2AI).CS2AI is a non-profit organization focused on the growth and expans
Publish At:2019-10-24 10:15 | Read:263 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY SCADA / ICS Risk Management Management &

Tech, Security Firms Launch Operational Technology Cyber Security Alliance

Several major tech and cybersecurity companies have joined forces for a new initiative called the Operational Technology Cyber Security Alliance (OTCSA), which aims to help industrial and critical infrastructure organizations address challenges related to OT security by providing guidance and resources.Founding members of OTCSA include equipment manufacturer
Publish At:2019-10-23 10:15 | Read:375 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY SCADA / ICS Risk Management Security Arc


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