cybersecurity

Securing the Plant Floor and the Future of ICS Cybersecurity

In early March, it was reported by Reuters that Toyota Motor Corp had experienced a cyberattack impacting its supply chain. The issue was discovered when Kojima Industries Corp, the plastic parts and electronic components provider to the automaker, realized that it had been hit with a virus, ultimately leading to a temporary shutdown of some …

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From the Plant Floor Up – The Importance of Cybersecurity in Operational Technology (OT)

Kicking off a recent episode of the “Into the Breach” podcast, Mitch Mayne stated, “Attacks on operational technology (OT) — the systems that control industrial equipment, processes and events — were once the domain of Hollywood, which roll out special-effect-ridden disaster movies about nuclear power meltdowns, collapsed power grids and poisoned water systems,” but now …

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Russian Ukrainian Conflict Ignites Security Concerns

The Concern Over Ransomware While not a new issue, ransomware has certainly been plaguing the minds of cybersecurity experts as of lately. A recent report from Mandiant’s threat intelligence team supported some of the fears around these attacks when it confirmed that ransomware campaigns do pose risks to the exposure of operational technology (OT) information. …

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