To address security gaps in the energy industry, organizations must empower leaders to take full responsibility for cyberdefense and hold them accountable.
Today's IT professionals can extract many lessons from the infamous Stuxnet worm, which was discovered in 2010, to help them protect their SCADA systems.
Emerging technologies such as big data analytics, cognitive computing and the Internet of Things (IoT) are shaping the future of cybersecurity.
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.
The machines rose at DEF CON 24 in Las Vegas. Autonomous hacking machines successfully analyzed, patched and exploited software at the conference.
Proactive cybersecurity solutions are needed to protect critical industrial control systems from the growing risk of cyberattacks.
Security researchers have uncovered disturbing vulnerabilities that currently exist in SCADA systems — and that leave industries open to hacker attacks.
During the Mason-IBM-NSF conference in April 2015, experts had several insightful discussions regarding cybersecurity and industrial control systems.
Information security in the energy industry is growing in importance, which means organizations need to embrace new strategies for operating safely.