Major Attacks That Hit the Manufacturing Sector in 2019

Ever-growing and persistent The primary contributor to the ransomware attacks in the manufacturing sector includes LockerGoga ransomware, followed by WannaCry, GandCrab, and BitPayment ransomware. LockerGoga ransomware targeted several industrial and manufacturing companies including Altran Technologies, Norsk Hydro, Hexion, and Momentive. Context The manufacturing sector has been continuously facing the brunt Read more…

Cybersecurity Certification is Important for Safety Instrumented Systems

The Convergence of Cybersecurity Certification and Process Safety For end users of process safety systems, cybersecurity certification should be a primary concern, especially after the costly TRITON/TRISIS malware incident that happened in the Middle East this past year.  The emergence of TRITON/TRISIS adds a new dimension to the discussion of Read more…