Since the discovery of Stuxnet, industrial control systems (ICS) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) networks have received a fair share of attention from researchers and attackers alike.
New research from Belden shows that patching is often ineffective in providing protection from the multitude of vulnerability disclosures and malware targeting critical infrastructure systems today.
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.
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