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Cyber security threat: Is Australia's power grid safe from hackers? | SMH

Cyber attacks have labelled the number one threat to power and utility companies worldwide, a new EY report has found.

Source: Cyber security threat: Is Australia’s power grid safe from hackers?


NGA Center Selects South Dakota For Workshop On Electrical Grid Protection

November 9, 2017

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota is one of five states selected  to participate in a nationwide effort designed to protect electrical grids and other critical infrastructure from cyber and physical attacks. 256 more words

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Expanding on Unfettered

Recently, Joe Weiss via his ‘Unfettered’ blog posted about an experience he had with IT scans in a utility environment. To summarize, the IT department of a utility port scanned a series of NERC CIP related substations and ended up crashing a service responsible for protection mechanisms. 727 more words

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Are You #CyberAware? Find Out During National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Every October, a crucial reminder of the ever-increasing importance of Cybersecurity is brought to us via National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) under the leadership of the U.S. 882 more words

When IoT Attacks - The End of the World as We Know It?

Excerpts of my interview with Phil Muncaster @philmuncaster

InfoSecurity Magazine Q4/2017, 4 October 2017


Focus on the Firmware

A cursory look at OWASP’s IoT Security Guidance will highlight just how many elements in the IoT ecosystem could be exploited. 737 more words

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Utilities, ports may have to reveal IT outsourcers to Australian government | iTnews

About 100 operators of critical electricity, water and port infrastructure in Australia may be forced to detail their IT security postures and outsourcers to the government under new rules proposed today. 13 more words