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 Infrastructure And on 12/15, New TRITON ICS Malware is Bold and Important Bob and I, and Joe Weiss, have been continuously … [Read more...] about Major Cyber Attack on SIS Systems–and we told you so!
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 a conversation with the head of IT of a regional potato chip company about 7 or 8 years ago: “I never thought anybody would cyber attack us. We … [Read more...] about Nobody Is Doing Anything About Cyber Security
My editorial this month in the Industrial Automation and Process Control INSIDER(TM) is an homage to my friend Dick Morley. Dick Morley loved his Harley. He rode until he was forced by ill health to give it up in his mid - 70s. He told me that after he dropped out of MIT because he didn’t want to learn German, he went down to Brooklyn and got a job as a bouncer in a biker bar. … [Read more...] about Dick Morley's Obituary…from the pages of the INSIDER
I’ve been kind of MIA the last few days, because I’ve been busy becoming a grandfather. My daughter, Andrea Boyes, gave birth on Saturday to her first child, and my first grandchild. Tristan Alexander Boyes-Williams came into the world at 12:13 pm, weighing almost eight pounds and twenty-one inches long. A nice big addition to the next generation. This is the kind of moment … [Read more...] about And a new generation…
I received this from the coach of the FLL team: Phil Speth, Shaw Please send this far and wide. It isn't just for St. Louis, but anyone who can take the survey. Our Lego Team needs your help. Our 4th Grade Lego Team is looking at how we dispose of medicines. This year in FLL (Lego Robotics) we are all about our water. One BIG!! problem is the incredible amount of medicines … [Read more...] about Help a Saint Louis FLL (Lego League) Team Do Research!