Pierluigi Paganini September 21, 2020
FERC, NERC joint report on cyber incident response at electric utilities

The US FERC and NERC published a study on cyber incident response at electric utilities that also includes recovery best practices. The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the North American Electricity Reliability Corporation (NERC) released a study on cyber incident response and recovery best practices for electric utilities. The report is based on information […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 10, 2019
DoS attack the caused disruption at US power utility exploited a known flaw

A DoS attack that caused disruptions at a power utility in the United States exploited a flaw in a firewall used in the facility. The incident took place earlier this year, threat actors exploited a known vulnerability in a firewall used by the affected facility to cause disruption. In May, the Department of Energy confirmed […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 24, 2013
US critical infrastructure under unceasing cyber attacks

US Congressmen Ed Markey and Henry Waxman issued the report “Electric grid vulnerability” on the level of security for US critical infrastructure. Attack on critical infrastructure is the main concern for worldwide security community, every government has become aware of the risks related to a cyber attack against their own country and is investing to improve its cyber capabilities. […]