Industrial Cyber Security Blog

Simplifying the ICS Cyber Security Vendor Selection Process

Simplifying the ICS Cyber Security Vendor Selection Process

Defining ICS cyber security needs and selecting a trusted partner can be challenging for industrial operators, so Kim Legelis sat down with ARC Advisory Group VP Research Larry O’Brien to see if he could help simplify the process.

From the challenges of IT/OT convergence to ensuring asset visibility, read on to learn what that Larry thinks are important considerations, and ways to streamline the selection process.

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2019 Predictions: ICS Cyber Security Challenges for CISOs

2019 Predictions: ICS Cyber Security Challenges for CISOs

What does Suzanne Spaulding, Nozomi Networks’ new Advisory Board Member, see as the biggest cyber threat challenges for CISOs and their security teams in 2019?

From what’s holding nation-state threat actors in check, to outing hackers and cross-sector collaboration, read on to learn about Suzanne’s top 6 cyber security predictions for 2019.

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Making the Case for an IT/OT Security Operations Center (SOC)

Making the Case for an IT/OT Security Operations Center (SOC)

With the responsibility to keep their companies ahead of all enterprisewide threats, CIOs or CISOs certainly feel the pressure. They’re often challenged by lack of experience in managing digital risk from the industrial side of the company.

A key part of the solution is simple: an IT/OT SOC. And, the good news is that there is a straightforward way to integrate ICS security oversight into an existing SOC.

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Analyzing the GreyEnergy Malware: from Maldoc to Backdoor

Analyzing the GreyEnergy Malware: from Maldoc to Backdoor

GreyEnergy is an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) which has been targeting industrial networks in Eastern European countries for several years.

As a security analyst, I have studied the malware and provide a detailed description of how it works, from the moment that someone receives a phishing email, until the malware is installed in a PC. We also provide the GreyEnergy Unpacker, a free tool for other analysts to use for further analysis of this advanced persistent threat.

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Improving Pipeline Operational Visibility Avoids Costly Downtime

Improving Pipeline Operational Visibility Avoids Costly Downtime

Operators in the midstream oil and gas industry know their main priority is to keep product flowing through the pipeline. With that focus, its hard to notice subtle changes that may cause a costly problem in the future.

Find out how one operator experienced $1.9 million in lost revenue due to unscheduled downtime – and how real-time industrial network monitoring can help.

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Nozomi Networks, Accenture Secure Global Industrial Infrastructures

Nozomi Networks, Accenture Secure Global Industrial Infrastructures

Oil & gas, energy and manufacturing operators around the world just got a big security boost thanks to the Nozomi Networks / Accenture partnership. Accenture Security Services will now bundle our deep network visibility and real-time OT cyber security products with their threat-hunting services to create a comprehensive security solution. And the collaboration doesn’t stop there.

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GreyEnergy Malware Targets Industrial Critical Infrastructure

GreyEnergy Malware Targets Industrial Critical Infrastructure

Recently a new advanced threat targeting the energy sector was disclosed. Called GreyEnergy, this malware is the successor to BlackEnergy, which brought down part of the Ukraine power grid in 2015.
Because of the significance of the malware, our Nozomi Networks Security Research team is evaluating it. Find out what is known about the malware to date.

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SCADAguardian Update Enhances OT Visibility & Threat Detection

SCADAguardian Update Enhances OT Visibility & Threat Detection

Extraordinary customer care and responsiveness is a key value at Nozomi Networks. Since launching version 18.0 in June, we‘ve heard from customers that there are a couple of other things we could do to make them even more efficient.

Based on customer input, we’ve released Version 18.1, including new dashboards for IT/OT integration and 20x faster performance for rules-based threat detection analysis.

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$30 Million Funding Fuels Nozomi Networks’ ICS Security Leadership

$30 Million Funding Fuels Nozomi Networks’ ICS Security Leadership

I’m thrilled to share with you that Nozomi Networks existing investors are committing further funds to back us as the leading industrial cyber security company. We have just announced a Series C round of funding of $30 million, bringing our total investment to $54 million.

Our momentum is accelerating across key areas: customer acquisition, technology innovation, partnerships and global expansion.

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