January 12, 2017
Ukraine Power Outage Confirmed as Cyber Attack
“This illustrates that there are adversaries, with both intent and ability, to launch attacks and cause damage to the critical infrastructure of every country around the globe, and this threat must not be ignored,” argued Nozomi Networks founder Andrea Carcano.
“Cyber resiliency through defence in-depth measures is needed, and that includes network segmentation, firewalls and visibility solutions. All protectors must re-examine their ICS cybersecurity programs carefully and arm themselves with technology that will enable them to detect and respond to attacks, in real time, if they’re to keep the attackers out and the power on.”