A group of researchers from Princeton revealed that, through an attack dubbed MadIoT, threat actors could leverage an IoT botnet to compromise the power grid and cause widespread blackouts.
Researchers believe that a new APT group known as GreyEnergy, which they observed targeting ICS consoles across Poland and Ukraine, may be a successor to BlackEnergy, the group that authored NotPetya.
The U.S. Department of Energy's "Cybersecurity Strategy" document contains key principles and processes that can help organizations in all sectors improve their security posture.
Across public and industrial infrastructure, OT attacks are on the rise. IBM and Nozomi Networks have teamed up to provide an integrated cybersecurity solution to governments and IT professionals.
Industrial control system (ICS) security vulnerabilities are becoming high-priority targets for cybercriminals and, according to recent data, the energy industry tops the list.
A new IBM Institute of Business Value (IBV) report found that many energy and utilities companies are unprepared to deal with Internet of Things (IoT) threats.
A recent survey revealed that IT security attacks targeting the industrial sector are growing more frequent and more complex due to human error, lack of adequate security technology and other factors.
Over the course of 2017, the cyberthreat landscape shifted to accommodate a sharper focus on pure data destruction for the sake of disruption rather than monetary gain.
To close common security gaps in the oil and gas industry, IT leaders should educate employees, better manage remote devices and eschew standard products.
Government agencies and companies in the energy and utilities sector must replace legacy equipment to avoid a potentially devastating power grid breach.