When one thinks of cyber attacks on industrial networks, one often pictures advanced nation-state threat actors using sophisticated techniques. A new report indicates that the modern trend may be in the other direction.
Microsoft says many IoT and operational technology devices suffer from 25 IoT security critical vulnerabilities originating from vulnerable SDKs, RTOS, and the C standard library.
Without a pragmatic approach to ICS security, businesses could face serious consequences and shutdown of production when vulnerabilities are exploited by threat actors.
As part of a major change in strategy, it now appears that Iranian hackers APT33 are shifting their focus to critical infrastructure targets, threatening ICS security.
Latest CyberX study analyzed real-world traffic on 1,800 production networks and uncovered an alarming number of IoT and ICS security vulnerabilities that put them at greater risk of cyber attacks.
Recent Tripwire survey reported 93% of cybersecurity professionals are concerned over ICS security and how potential cyber attacks could shut down operations or lead to customer-impacting downtime.