Critical national infrastructure that includes the national power grid, waters supplies, natural gas and other utility networks all have SCADA - Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition - at the heart of their control systems.
At the RSA Conference 2013 in San Francisco, Express Logic and Cypherbridge Systems announced the integration of the Cypherbridge embedded secure Cloud Device Kit for Express Logic platforms.
ENISA has launched a new report looking at cloud computing from a Critical Information Infrastructure Protection (CIIP) perspective, and identifying that cloud computing is critical given the concentration of users and data and its growing use in critical sectors, such as finance, health and insurance.
A critical zero-day remote-access vulnerability in an industrial control system that is widely used in hospitals, military installations, manufacturing plants and other critical locations has been discovered and demonstrated by noted researchers Billy Rios and Terry McCorkle at the latest Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit, Wired reported.
ICS-CERT has issued an alert about the existence and general availability of the proof-of-concept exploit code for a tool that can brute force passwords and thus gain access and control of programmable logic controllers (PLCs).
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