25 Mar 2021

Rise in Attacks on ICS Computers in Second Half of 2020

According to new research from Kaspersky, attacks on Industrial Control System (ICS) computers went up by .85 percentage points in the second half of 2020. The analysis found that the variety of malware families targeting these devices also increased by a third between the first and second half of 2020.

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11 Oct 2019

ICS cybersecurity investment should be a priority in protecting operations from disruption

A new Tripwire study reveals that the overwhelming majority (93%) of ICS security professionals are worried about disruptive cyberattacks impacting business operations or resulting in downtime of customer-facing services. 77% of companies have invested in ICS cybersecurity in the last 2 years in order to mitigate these threats. However, about

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21 Aug 2019

Employee Error Behind Half of Industrial Network Incidents

A new report by Kaspersky shows that employee mistakes are the leading cause of industrial cybersecurity incidents. Last year, 52% of such incidents were the result of human error. Despite growing cyber threats, only 57% of industrial firms have a dedicated cybersecurity budget for operational technology (OT) / industrial control

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05 Aug 2019

Industrial control system cyber security risk high, report warns

A new study by Dragos warns that cyber attacks targeting industrial control systems (ICS) are on the rise, with threat actors focusing on the oil and gas industry in particular. ICS environments are being targeted by nine different threat groups, one of which was only recently discovered by Dragos. Five

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28 Mar 2019

Nearly Half of ICS Devices Protected by Kaspersky Targeted in 2018

New research by Kaspersky Labs highlights the rise of cyberattacks on industrial control systems (ICSs). Last year, 47.2% of ICS devices were at the receiving end of one or more cyberattacks, while this number was 44% in 2017. In the second half of 2018, the malicious activity affecting ICS devices

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