ThyssenKrupp Cyberattack: Protecting ICS from Advanced Persistent Threats

ThyssenKrupp Cyberattack: Protecting ICS from Advanced Persistent Threats

Today’s report of a cyberattack on German conglomerate ThyssenKrupp joins a list of high profile cyberattacks on industry where the goal has been to steal proprietary information (Dragonfly, Flame, Duqu) or disrupt business operations (Shamoon). While Industrial Control Systems (ICS) were not impacted this time, the incident is a reminder to ICS operators of the risks associated with Advanced Persistent Threats.