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. The INSIDER has been discussing this for years, and your editor and Joe Weiss beat the drum for years at Control … [Read more...] about December 2017 INSIDER discusses cyber-badness
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 … [Read more...] about Schneider Releases Triconex Malware Advisory
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 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!
Rockwell's PSUG-The Plant PAx Roadmap
My tweets from Monday afternoon's roadmap session at PSUG: Mon, 13:07: Chris Dornan and Jason Wight provide the PlantPAx roadmap— #ROKPSUG Mon, 13:09: We are members of a secret society called the International Society of Automation #ROKPSUG (why is ISA not a bigge… https://t.co/qVDQhDQLyR Mon, 13:11: #ROKPSUG Plant PAx 4.5 releases this coming summer. Mon, 13:13: Kris Dornan … [Read more...] about Rockwell's PSUG-The Plant PAx Roadmap
GE-Baker Hughes and Yokogawa-KBC are partners
Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE: BHGE) and KBC a wholly-owned subsidiary of Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841), announced a preferred partnership that will provide a combination of process simulation, asset performance management and operational software solutions to the oil and gas industry. Leveraging GE’s Predix, the platform for the industrial internet, to … [Read more...] about GE-Baker Hughes and Yokogawa-KBC are partners