When, on Wednesday, the New York Stock Exchange halted trading, The Wall Street Journal website went down, and United Airlines grounded flights - all practically at the same time - it seemed like a well orchestrated cyber attack had been launched against high-profile US businesses and organizations.
Energy security professionals are extremely confident in their ability to detect a cyberattack on critical systems, with 86 percent stating they could detect a breach in less than one week.
The threat that Stuxnet presents for nuclear power plants is far from over, as there are still 153 distinct machines infected with it around the world.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the second revision to its Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security.
Analyzing Dell data sources and the 2014 threat landscape, their new report found a surge in point-of-sale (POS) malware, increased malware traffic within encrypted (https) web protocols, as well as twice the number of attacks on supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems over 2013.
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