The most recent attack is reported to target IT systems and has not impacted the operational systems and industrial control systems (ICS) that control the power supply there, according to Ukrainian state power distributor, Ukrenergo. However, critical infrastructure providers around the globe should re-double their efforts to ensure proper separation of their IT and OT networks and be actively monitoring their ICS environments. This can be done by applying advanced anomaly detection systems so that they can detect and remediate any efforts to disruption operations of ICS within their critical infrastructure.

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