Why Ethernet/IP changes the OT asset discovery game

Why Ethernet/IP changes the OT asset discovery game

Ethernet/IP has become the predominant industrial network protocol, which is good news for everybody attempting to implement comprehensive asset management for OT. If you are using Ethernet/IP, it’s fair to say that you’re in the best position to solve the...
Why you need an OT/ICS software inventory, and how to build one

Why you need an OT/ICS software inventory, and how to build one

In OT security circles we are recently witnessing a myopic fixation on one single security control: Network anomaly detection (NAD). As any cyber security practitioner can tell you, NAD is not a cure for all diseases, and you are going need more than a truckload of...
When will we see another Stuxnet & Nitro Zeus attack against Iran?

When will we see another Stuxnet & Nitro Zeus attack against Iran?

Eight years after we had uncovered that Stuxnet was a targeted cyber-physical attack against the Iranian nuclear program, both the United States and Israel find themselves threatened by the prospect of an Iranian breakout towards nuclear weapons production. This...
Importing OT/ICS Asset Data into your Enterprise Applications

Importing OT/ICS Asset Data into your Enterprise Applications

Suppose you already have a great OT asset management system. It automatically discovers the identity and configuration of your PLCs, RTUs, network switches, operator stations and so forth. Your engineers use this system as their central hub for documenting the...