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Protecting wind farms using the Dragos Platform

A wind farm operator has successfully implemented the Dragos Platform. Here we consider the specific challenges faced by renewable energies – specifically wind – and examine how the Dragos Platform provides visibility and facilitates triage, detection and response across the operator’s network. Dragos focuses on arming organisations with the resources required for comprehensive network security. […]

APAC energy, healthcare and transport sectors are most vulnerable to cyberattack

Report pinpoints proliferation of Generative AI circumventing approaches to authentication and verification of identity. Ensign InfoSecurity has released its latest Cyber Threat Landscape report showing the biggest threats and vulnerabilities across some of Asia’s key economies – including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, South Korea and Hong Kong.   This year, the report incorporates a new approach […]

IBM report reveals vulnerable UK energy system among top targets for cybercriminals

IBM Security has released its 2023 X-Force Threat Intelligence Index, which revealed that the UK’s energy industry was among the primary targets for cyberattacks for the second consecutive year, seeing 16% of all attacks. The UK was the top-attacked country in Europe, accounting for 43% of the attacks X-Force observed, followed by Germany (14%), Portugal (9%), […]

Illumio and Armis announce joint solution to protect IT and OT networks from breaches

Illumio, the Zero Trust Segmentation company, and Armis, a leading asset visibility and security company, have announced a joint solution designed to stop breaches across IT and OT environments. The solution builds cyber-resilience throughout the hybrid attack surface by delivering comprehensive visibility and asset intelligence across Information Technology (IT), Internet of Things (IoT) and Operational […]

Barracuda threat report reveals spike in ransomware to more than 1.2 million per month

Barracuda, a trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-first security solutions, has released its fourth-annual threat research report on ransomware. The new report looks at ransomware attack patterns that occurred between August 2021 and July 2022. For the 106 highly publicised attacks Barracuda researchers analysed, the dominant targets are still five key industries: education (15%), […]

Deep Dive: Phil Tonkin, Senior Director of Strategy at Dragos

Saudi EXIM Bank chooses SAS technology for risk management improvement

SAS, a leader in analytics, has announced that Saudi Export-Import Bank (Saudi EXIM Bank) has chosen to use SAS technology to increase the governance and efficiency of its risk operations and reporting with model risk management solutions.  The Saudi EXIM Bank was established in 2020 to promote the export of Saudi non-oil products and boost its competency across economic sectors in the global markets. The bank provides financing services, guarantees and credit insurance with competitive advantages to enhance confidence in […]

How modernizing our security posture helped grow our business

David Weisong, CIO at California-based environmental consulting firm Energy Solutions, explains how the company has gained a competitive advantage to win more business as a result of modernizing its security posture. Cyberattack threats against utility companies continue to rise in quantity and sophistication and, as the CIO of an environmental consulting firm that works with […]

Dragos expert on why the energy sector must take a proactive approach to cyberdefence

The energy sector has undergone immense digitalisation in recent years as organisations have adopted digital tools to help achieve their transition towards net zero. But this has also introduced new risks and threats which need to be addressed to stay ahead of sophisticated attackers. Phil Tonkin, Senior Director of Strategy at Dragos, talks us through […]

Cutting-edge cybersecurity protects the mobile workforce

Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) is responsible for managing refining, liquefied natural gas and petrochemicals activities. KIPIC is a critical national infrastructure organisation, which makes cybersecurity a high priority. Here, Husain Al-Maghrabi, Head of Cyber Security at KIPIC, discusses the successful implementation of Lookout Mobile Endpoint Security to protect 1,600 devices and reveals how […]

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