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Ultra Electronics 3eTi

February 2016

DHS Offers Industry Seven Steps to Comprehensively Defend Control Systems: 3eTI Weighs In

February 26th, 2016 / By

Days before the New Year rang in, and less than a week after a cyber-attack cut electricity to tens of thousands of Ukrainians, the Department of Homeland Security released new guidance on tightening security in “as-built” industrial control systems (ICS). The recommendations, presented in “Seven Steps to Effectively Defend Industrial Control Systems,” are high-level but clearly support elevating the cybersecurity posture of ICS and critical network infrastructures.


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Notes from the Road: DistribuTECH 2016

February 19th, 2016 / By

This year was my first visit to DistribuTECH and, with my background working with electric utilities, I wanted to focus on the “Defending the Grid” track. Topics of “Defending the Grid” addressed a variety of subjects including physical security, adopting the NIST Cybersecurity Frame Work, and application of threat assessment methodologies, to name a few.


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Security for Industrial Systems Left Unprotected by Firewalls

February 12th, 2016 / By

Throughout almost all industrial networks managing power and water, oil and gas and more, OPC (OLE for process control) has been deployed, making it one of the world’s leading industrial protocols. It is valued for its utility in enabling interoperability among widely varying components and technologies.


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