Bedrock Announces New Firmware Upgrade for Cyber Security

Press Release from #arcforum:   Bedrock® Cybershield 3.0 Delivers on the Promise of Open Secure Automation (OSA®) with a Suite of Cyber Defense Tools and Open SCADA Partners   San Jose, Calif. – February 12, 2018 – As part of … Continued

Emerson Announces DeltaV version 14 and DeltaV Mobile

Press release from @arcforum: Emerson is expanding its Plantweb™ digital ecosystem with today’s launch of DeltaV version 14, a cybersecurity-certified control system designed to deliver new value in capital projects and make plant operations more connected and productive. The latest … Continued

Extreme Badness from Malware and Design Flaws Impact Industry

First, there’s the Triton Exploit In 2004, Triconex safety expert Robert Adamski told me, “I’m going to share my nightmare with you.” He proceeded to talk about, not a safety issue, but a cyber security issue. He predicted that it … Continued

HIMA talks SIS Cyber

HIMA, the largest independent safety instrumented system manufacturer, today released this press release: (Houston, TX, January 11, 2018) In late 2017 the ICS cybersecurity specialist Dragos announced that a safety controller (SIS) of a HIMA competitor in a process facility … Continued

December 2017 INSIDER discusses cyber-badness

The December 2017 INSIDER has been released. The cover story, “Extreme Badness from Malware and Design Flaws Impact Industry” discusses the two cyber issues impacting the ICS community that surfaced in late December: the Triton Exploit and Spectre and Meltdown. … Continued

Schneider Releases Triconex Malware Advisory

From the Schneider Electric announcement: Malware Discovered Affecting Triconex Safety Controllers V1.1 December 14, 2017 Overview ____________________________________________________________________________ Schneider Electric is aware of a directed incident affecting a single customer’s Triconex Tricon safety shutdown system. ____________________________________________________________________________ We are working closely with … Continued

Major Cyber Attack on SIS Systems–and we told you so!

The late Bob Adamski didn’t live to see his prediction from the early 2000s come true, but it has. Here are some of the reports: From FireEye, on 12/14/17: Attackers Deploy New ICS Attack Framework “TRITON” and Cause Operational Disruption to Critical … Continued

Nobody Is Doing Anything About Cyber Security

At the INSIDER we’ve been saying this for years. The adoption of even basic cyber security actions in the industrial space is very low. Many companies believe that they are “pretty safe” because they are relatively obscure. But I recall … Continued

The INSIDER for August 2017 emailed yesterday!

I’ve been fighting off a flu bug, so it was a few days later than I wanted it to be…but it is out. I will be posting some articles from it throughout the month, but if you want to read … Continued

Vertiv Ranks Most Critical Industries

Vertiv Ranks Most Critical Industries in the World Utilities, mass transit, telecom rank high, cloud and colocation fifth and rising Utilities, including electricity, gas, nuclear power and water treatment, are the most critical industries in the world according to a … Continued

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