Edge intelligence for midstream oil and gas operators
Midstream oil and gas operators can increase efficiency and safety by collecting more data, more frequently with Cisco 1100 Series Industrial Integrated Services Router and Cisco Edge Intelligence.
What you can learn from Cisco Talos’ new oil pumpjack workshop
To demonstrate how industrial control systems (ICS) interact with networks, Talos releases a 3-D printed oil pumpjack connected to a simulated programmable logic controller (PLC) supporting two industrial protocols.
IEC 104 Protocol Detection Rules
IEC 60870-5-104 Protocol Detection Rules Cisco Talos has released 33 Snort rules which are used to analyze/inspect IEC 60870-5-104 network traffic. These rules will help Industrial Control Systems/Supervisory Control and...
Don’t play cat and mouse with grid security
Whenever I think of cybersecurity, the tale of Tom and Jerry fills my mind. Being Jerry and as stakeholders, we need to think about all the ways Tom can attack and come up with plans to avoid these risks.
HAVEX Proves (Again) that the Airgap is a Myth: Time for Real Cybersecurity in ICS Environments
The HAVEX worm is making the rounds again. As Cisco first reported back in September 2013, HAVEX specifically targets supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), industrial control system (ICS), and other operational technology (OT) environments. In the case of HAVEX, the energy industry, and specifically power plants based in Europe, seems to be the primary […]
Energy Networking Convergence Part 1 – The Journey From Serial to IP
This is the first of a four part series on the convergence of IT and OT (Operational Technologies) Part 2 will cover the impact of the transition to IP on Physical Security and the convergence of Physical and Cyber Security. Part 3 will discuss the convergence of IT and OT – Operational Technology of all types […]
Your Device Is Wide Open on the Internet!
Stop-think-connect is not only for kids. Everyone, including nerds like me and network and security professionals, should pay more attention before connecting any device to the Internet. Routers...