Concerns about cyber attacks on the U.S. critical infrastructure have reached a new level with The Wall Street Journal reporting “an evolution in the U.S. government’s thinking about how to deter malicious cyberactors”.
Find out ten actions that can be done quickly to monitor and secure the electrical grid against determined threat actors.
We’re excited to tell you that Nozomi Networks and IBM Security have teamed up to address the exploding demand for effective, integrated IT/OT cyber security services and solutions. Read on to see how industrial organizations around the world now get easy access to deep OT network visibility and continuous threat detection.
Cyber security threats to the power grid are a continuous danger nowadays, and because of this, regulation in North America may expand from covering bulk electricity carriers to low-impact carriers. Last month FERC, the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, proposed a new rule for low-impact carriers, covering transient electronic devices such as USBs and laptops, and incident response policies.
While the regulation is still in the review stage, some low-impact utilities are not waiting to improve their cyber security posture and get a head start on compliance. They are taking advantage of the latest innovation for cyber threat monitoring and detection systems. Vermont Electric Coop is one such entity, and they have realized multiple benefits from their proactive approach.
At the recent ARC Forum in Orlando, the automation community met to discuss pressing issues for the future. Cyber security was on top of the list of topics, with a full track led by ARC’s lead industrial security analyst Sid Snitkin. He led a panel that addressed an important new tool: ICS anomaly and breach detection solutions. Let’s look at the four critical capabilities ARC identified for these products, and how Nozomi Networks’ technology addresses them.