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Industrial OT-IT Convergence: Is It Really Inevitable?

At last year’s Cyber Security for ICS Europe conference, one of the liveliest topics of discussion considered the widespread segregation of IT (information technology) and OT (operational technology) departments, and ...

28 Solutions to the Cross-Sector ICS Nightmare

In February 2017, two researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology simulated a cyber attack on a water treatment plant. Using ransomware, the academics managed to access programmable logic controllers (PLCs) to shut off valves, increase the chlorine content of water and show false informati ...

ICS Cyber Security: State of the market and expert overview

The number of cyber attacks is on the rise and Industrial Control Systems must be secured, in order for global organisations to avoid suffering real, physical damage.Ahead of the ICS Cyber Security conference, more than 350 experts from all around the worl ...

How mature is your cyber security?

Cyber security solutions are already in place in various sectors to secure ICS from attacks, but assaults keep happening. This poses now the challenge to assess whether these solutions are enough to protect both digital and physical assets.Ahead of the ICS Cyber Security conference, we rec ...

Improving cyber security for Industrial Control Systems: Rebuilding the OT/IT relationship

Cyber security solutions are in place for industrial control systems, and yet the gap between OT and IT is not addressed, leaving a risk for organisations' cyber security. The challenge now is to mitigate it, by improving the communication between these two departments and assess who is liable fo ...

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Security wake-up call for European critical infrastructure

From the 'cyber attack' on Ukraine assets to power generation problems in the UK, incidents this year have already underscored the potential damage that an unexpected incident can place on a nation’s critical national infrastructure and calls into question whether enough is being done when it comes to resilience and...

Critical Infrastructure - Why the lack of debate?

There was much talk about defence in the run up to last year’s UK General Election. Today, the issues surrounding Trident, border security and the developing issues in the Middle East remain points of public contention. However, there still seems to be no debate about the United Kingdom’s defence and...

Cyber 9/11: Is The Oil & Gas Industry Sleepwalking Into A Nightmare?

Cyber Security within the oil and gas industry is a threat that is, in many cases, being ignored. It has a direct effect in the creation of government regulation and legislation, can have deep financial impact and – in some cases – can even cost lives.The 2014 Verizon Data Breach...

Collaboration on Critical National Infrastructure Cybersecurity Key to Minimising UK Economic Risk (New Study)

A significant cyberattack across the UK’s critical national infrastructure could have far-reaching and significant economic impacts for Britain according to a study carried out by the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School. The report, developed in conjunction with Lockheed Martin, Integrated Infrastructure: Cyber...

Top 10 Cyber Trends Affecting the CNI Sector

Anthony Leather, Senior Consultant for Aerospace, Defense and Security at Frost & Sullivan, presents the top 10 cyber threats facing critical national infrastructure based on detailed analysis of the most recent incidents. According to Leather, the cyber threat will be the number one risk for the next 20 years. Governments...

Infoposter: Top 10 Cyber Trends in ICS

View the recent research findings from ICS Cyber Security 2015 knowledge partner Frost & Sullivan in this single infoposter.

Digital Danger: How Do You Build An Effective Cyber Strategy For Oil & Gas?

From the technical to the cultural, there a many risks associated with digitizing upstream oil processes. As David Joy, Senior Project Integration at Weatherford explains in the following interview, Cyber threats exists that can be managed if you stay ahead of them – read below to find out the elements...

Industrial Control Systems and Process Control Networks Cybersecurity Assessment

As industrial control systems (ICS) and process control network (PCN) environments become more connected, “security by obscurity” is no longer an adequate strategy. Sophisticated adversaries have begun to take notice of vulnerabilities found in today’s operational environments. The ICS/PCN Cybersecurity Assessment evaluates technology and network defense processes to measure the...

The ICS Threat Matrix: “Software only as safe as the last patch”

2016 saw cyber criminals continue to become ever smarter, more efficient and increasingly successful at penetrating industrial networks. Industrial control systems (ICS) operators reported more security incidents to their governing authorities than in any year to date. In this video, we talk to cyber security experts about the biggest problems...

2017 ICS Cyber Security Delegate List

As we draw closer to ICS Cyber Security 2017 - we wanted to share a list of organisations that will be in attendance.

UK government to fine critical organisations up to £17m if they fail to put in strong cyber security

On the 28th January 2018 th UK government announced that organisations working in critical services like energy, transport, water and health can be fined up to £17 million ($24 million) as a “last resort” if they fail to demonstrate that their cyber security systems are equipped adequately against attacks. Read...