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2 & 14 June A static instead of dynamic honeypot against attacks on critical infrastructure: PNNL’s Shadow Figment Technology Foils Cyberattacks | PNNL Decoy system diverts hackers from critical infrastructure — GCN 15 June The Biden-Putin summit could have far-reaching consequences: Once, Superpower Summits Were About Nukes. Now, It’s Cyberweapons. – The New York Times …

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9 June OT systems are also under increasing threat from ransomware attacks. Now especially in the US. But what guarantee is there that European companies and utilities will not be targeted?! CISA Fact Sheet: Rising Ransomware Threat to OT Assets 11 June Necessary cooperation, regulatory developments: ‘An eye for an eye’: The electric sector’s defense …

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9 June Dragos has put together a neat package of services. But the list is also “by the way” a good basic checklist of the elements of their own practices and their content: 10 Reasons Why Industrial Organizations Need Better Asset Visibility | Dragos 10 June 09. This is a particularly exciting topic after the Solarwinds/Orion …

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Cyber-attacks: the US gets up and back in the ring 2.

After the previous introductory post, here are the main developments! A few days after the Colonial Pipeline incident, a Presidential Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity (May 12, 2021) was issued. Its most important elements are: A shift from a response-centric to a prevention-centric strategy substantially improving the exchange of information between government and …

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SeConSys website has been relaunched

SeConSys cooperation for the cyber security of the electricity system: website has been relaunched Leading Hungarian electricity ICS* manufacturers and cybersecurity companies agreed in December 2018 that their cooperation is useful – even necessary – to strengthen the cybersecurity of the electricity system. Hungarian electricity companies and relevant public organisations joined the initiative within a …

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Backlog

Alongside the work on the relaunched website, the sharing of new content of interest has been a little slow. Today we’re working on the backlog… 25 MayFireEye’s experience and recommendations on the cyber security of OT systems: Crimes of Opportunity: Increasing Frequency of Low Sophistication Operational Technology Compromises | FireEye Inc 27 May Presentations and …

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Cyber attacks: the US gets up and back in the ring 1.

The US has been hit by a number of cyberspace “stomach-churners” in the last six months. The SolarWinds/Orion incident highlighted the vulnerability of the software supply chain, while the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack highlighted the threat of disruption of the technology process through IT. Although the incoming Biden administration had intended to make cybersecurity a …

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