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...
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 […]