ICS vulnerabilities affecting critical infrastructure increased by 41% within 6 months, with most rated high/critical, having low attack complexity, and remotely exploitable.
With the executive order signed, leading industry standards organizations should be heavily involved to help apply standards and regulations to make sure all connected devices have a proper level of security to create a secure ecosystem and prevent further critical infrastructure attacks.
Recent cyber attacks that have done damage to critical infrastructure could be a pretext for a "real shooting war," according to Joe Biden, as the president addressed the growing threats to national security in the cyber sphere.
A set of documents obtained by Sky News, allegedly obtained from the Iranian cyber command, details plans by Iran to do advanced real-world damage with cyber attacks. Targets include retail fuel pumps and container ships.
The critical infrastructure and healthcare industries are key targets for cyberattacks because of their extensive use of cyber-physical systems. Here are best practices for cyber-physical security.
While Presidents Putin and Biden still appear to be far apart on the issue of cyber attacks originating from the former's country, the two at least appear to be negotiating. Biden presented Putin with a list of critical infrastructure targets that could trigger serious retaliation.
A little over half of the $4.4 million Colonial Pipeline ransomware payment has been recovered by the FBI, and in the process some questions about the source of the attack may have been answered.
After seeing substantial portions of the energy and meat production supply chain kept from the market for days due to ransomware attacks, the US government is calling on private organizations to shore up their cybersecurity.
A ransomware attack once again caused a serious blow to a critical segment of the US economy last week. This time it was the food supply … these attacks demonstrate that critical infrastructure is not only a vulnerable but also viable target.
The Biden administration has announced a 100-day plan aimed at rapid improvement of US power grid cybersecurity. The administration made reference to "bold" moves and laid out some of its general proposals.