In the world of operational technology (OT), one small change or networking issue can have a significant effect on production, automation systems and even safety. Staying on top of what’s happening in the control network is mission critical – but one can’t monitor and manage what you can’t see.
Following revelations that commercial spyware vendor NSO Group was able to exploit the latest model of the Apple iPhone to install surveillance software, experts describe how Apple could be doing more to lock down its iOS mobile operating system as well as curtail attacks by making them much costlier to run.
Transportation and logistics organizations are rapidly evolving to improve their service levels and
efficiency. At the same time, safety has never been more important, as risks from cyber threats
increase. The World Economic Forum cited cyberattacks on critical infrastructure, including
transportation, as the...
To improve cyber resilience, many utilities are evaluating
options for augmenting the cybersecurity of their OT and
IoT networks. One fundamental security best practice is
having real-time visibility into cybersecurity attacks, risks
This paper illustrates how a network visibility...
A leak of 50,000 telephone numbers and email addresses led to the "Pegasus Project," a global media consortium's research effort that discovered how Pegasus spyware developed by NSO Group is being used in the wild.
The FCC has finalized a $1.9 billion plan that will help smaller, rural telecommunications carriers pay to rip and replace technology from the Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE. The commission says using the gear poses a threat to U.S. national security.
Amazon's Alexa virtual assistant device and applications are unlawfully recording and storing highly sensitive and private conversations, including discussions of patient information, that were not meant to be recorded, four healthcare workers allege in a lawsuit seeking class action status.
With all the talk of sophisticated adversaries and evolving threats to users and devices – what about threats to building management systems? Jeremy Morgan of Industrial Defender discusses this threat landscape and the role of automated tools to defend it.
Morgan, a principal risk and solutions consultant, says...
Disrupt the Network Security Status Quo
Nonstop malware variants delivered by attackers using automation...
Increasing complexity introduced by public and hybrid cloud adoption...
New cybersecurity risks due to the explosion of IoT devices...
With so many fundamental changes and challenges in today’s IT...
In the latest weekly update, a panel of Information Security Media Group editors discusses key topics, including cybersecurity trends for the second half of the year, IoT device security and the planned security features for Windows 11.
Google says it's investigating how a text advertisement was injected into SMS messages containing two-step verification security codes. The text advertisement contained a link that redirected to a VPN product from antivirus vendor Avira.
This edition of the ISMG Security Report features a discussion about why the head of Britain's National Cyber Security Center says the No. 1 cyber risk is not nation-state attackers but ransomware-wielding criminals. Also featured: Western Digital IoT flaws; an FBI agent tracks cybersecurity trends.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is considering new cybersecurity requirements for hospitals participating in Medicare after a watchdog agency recommended CMS should require the facilities to address the cybersecurity of their networked medical devices.
Legacy technology. Connected devices. Third-party access risks. Industrial sites face the same IT and OT challenges as other business enterprises, yet often they are overlooked. Michael Shannon of Cisco shares insights on IT/OT convergence and security transformation.
Owners of Western Digital My Book Live devices have seen their data remotely wiped by attackers targeting a flaw first detailed in 2019. But WD stopped supporting these devices in 2015, which is a reminder that the best way to secure some types of internet of things devices may be to discard them.