Water Companies Attacked by Ransomware: Global Critical Infrastructure at Risk

The Genesis of Water The conflicts over water in civilized society have been with us humans since 2550 BC when the Lagash-Umma Dispute, also known as the Gudea War occurred. It was a long-standing conflict between the Sumerian city-states of [...]

Water Companies Attacked by Ransomware: Global Critical Infrastructure at Risk2024-01-26T13:04:08-08:00

Lockbit 3.0 Hits Japan’s Largest Trading Port

On the morning of July 4th, 2023, the Nagoya Harbor Transportation Authority in Japan had trouble accessing their central computer systems and discovered that they had been hacked by LockBit 3.0 ransomware. The ransom demand was received through an office [...]

Lockbit 3.0 Hits Japan’s Largest Trading Port2023-07-29T14:26:54-07:00

CISA’s Pilot Program Helps Protect Critical Infrastructure from Ransomware

Earlier this year, CISA (Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency) launched a new program to help protect critical infrastructure institutions by safeguarding their information systems from ransomware cybercriminals. The two main purposes of this new program, called Ransomware Vulnerability Warning Pilot [...]

CISA’s Pilot Program Helps Protect Critical Infrastructure from Ransomware2023-08-10T22:30:37-07:00

The EPA Adds Cybersecurity Rules for Water Sector

As cyber attacks continue suppressing critical infrastructure sectors like water and wastewater systems, implementing proper cybersecurity practices is becoming more vital in protecting against highly disruptive cybersecurity incidents. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), these threats on process control [...]

The EPA Adds Cybersecurity Rules for Water Sector2022-12-15T00:58:31-08:00

Challenges of Industrial Control System Cybersecurity

Today, industrial control system cybersecurity is mainly focused on securing networks, and efforts generally ignore process control equipment that is critical for plant safety and reliability, which leaves it woefully vulnerable. As the number and severity of attacks on our [...]

Challenges of Industrial Control System Cybersecurity2020-03-27T17:09:40-07:00