In the latest "Proof of Concept," VP and CISO Nicole Darden Ford shares findings from Rockwell Automation's new survey report on cybersecurity preparedness in critical infrastructure, OT security gaps, the state of critical infrastructure, and insights into preparedness and best practices.
A recent survey sponsored by Rockwell Automation finds that critical infrastructure organizations miss basic protections for operational technology, with 80% failing to conduct frequent asset inventory audits, 63% lacking real-time threat monitoring and 42% needing effective patch management.
California's largest public school district and the second-largest in the U.S. is undergoing a ransomware attack. The attack has disrupted the district's email system but fundamental school system functions - including instruction and transportation, food and after-school programs - are unaffected.
Post-pandemic, in the new era of hybrid work, Mastercard CSO Ron Green says the unintentional insider threat is one of his top concerns for member institutions and their customers. He shares insight on threats, partnerships and how the public and private sectors can address workforce development.
The role and impact of criminal hackers and volunteer hacktivists in the Russia-Ukraine war has been vastly overestimated, a team of cybersecurity researchers report, based not just on charting distributed denial-of-service attacks and defacements but also on interviews with participants.
Retired U.S. General Gregory Touhill (Director of the Software Engineering Institute’s CERT Division) and former Rockwell Automation CISO Dawn Cappelli sat down for a interview with ISMG’s Tom Field, SVP of Editorial, to discuss the 2022 Rockwell Automation research report on cybersecurity preparedness in Critical...
Ragnar Locker ransomware group released 361 gigabytes of what appears to be confidential data belonging to Greek national natural gas operator DESFA. The threat group says the alleged victim did not negotiate with it. The company confirmed a cyberattack and said it would not pay the ransom.
As the Russia-Ukraine war continues, Ukrainian government cybersecurity official Victor Zhora says that the country's computer emergency response team has tracked more than 1,600 online attacks and that defensively, "wipers continue to be the biggest challenge."
The Cl0p ransomware group has been attempting to extort Thames Water, a public utility in England. Just one problem: the group attacked an entirely different water provider. Through ineptitude or outright lying, this isn't the first time that a ransomware group has claimed the wrong victim.
The ongoing Russia-Ukraine war has featured cyber operations being used to target Ukraine as well as Russia. But CyberPeace Institute, which tracks cyberattacks tied to the conflict, has so far seen 27 different countries being affected by more than 300 attacks, and many have affected civilians.
John Kindervag, creator of zero trust and senior vice president at ON2IT, and Grant Schneider, senior director at Venable, join ISMG editors to discuss the latest Log 4j findings, threats posed by a Chinese-made automotive GPS tracker and the challenges of a distributed workforce.
With its acquisition of Infiot, Netskope now carries both the networking and security technology needed to build a Secure Access Service Edge architecture following. The acquisition of Infiot's platform will allow Netskope customers to address both traditional and emerging SD-WAN use cases.
Ukrainian and U.S. officials pledged closer cybersecurity collaboration, announcing a memorandum of cooperation after Ukrainian officials discussed Russian threat actors in a meeting with the FBI in New York. "Cyberthreats cross borders and oceans," said CISA head Jen Easterly.
A nice $10 million awaits tipsters capable of providing the U.S. federal government with information leading to the identification of state-sponsored hackers who attack systems vital to America's day-to-day operations. Of special interest are hackers employed by North Korea.
U.S. federal regulators are revamping their approach to oil pipeline cybersecurity by telling operators they have newfound latitude so long as they implement continuous monitoring and test their posture. Pipeline cybersecurity became a priority after a 2021 ransomware attack led to gas shortages.