The security hole was reported to Emerson by Nozomi Networks, a company that specializes in cybersecurity and visibility solutions for industrial control systems (ICS). The firm, which recently raised $15 million in a Series B funding round, said it did not take long to find the flaw using a process it developed for testing ICS devices. Moreno Carullo, co-founder and CTO of Nozomi, told SecurityWeek the vulnerability was reported to Emerson in October 2017 and it was patched after roughly two months, which he described as “relatively fast compared to others.”

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