A recent IBM X-Force report found that attacks against industrial control systems (ICS) increased significantly in 2016 over last year's numbers.
It's important to consider factors related to operations and infrastructure, not just threats, when discussing grid security for the utilities industry.
Security researcher Ali Abbasi developed a new type of PLC malware that leverages existing problems related to microprocessors and avoids detection.
The energy and utilities industry is built on a highly regulated framework — but that doesn't mean it's immune to the threat of a cyberattack.
Power companies should watch out for Furtim's Parent, a suspected state-sponsored malware variant currently targeting this high-profile industry.
A security researcher recently identified three Moxa vulnerabilities that could put industrial control systems at risk if not addressed.
Proactive cybersecurity solutions are needed to protect critical industrial control systems from the growing risk of cyberattacks.
IBM and Samsung have entered a partnership that will prioritize driving security innovation throughout the energy and utilities industry.
There are hot information security topics that are taking hold throughout various industries, and it's important to have a grasp on these concepts.
Energy executives are highly confident in their ability to handle threat detection and cyberattacks, but security pros on the ground don't agree.