CyberX Blog

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Announcing the CyberX “Global ICS & IIoT Risk Report”

It’s clear from recent news that a number of adversaries are attempting to compromise our critical industrial networks. That’s why CyberX has prepared a data-driven analysis of vulnerabilities in real-world OT networks after analyzing 375 real-world industrial control networks via Network Traffic Analysis (NTA), across multiple industrial sectors in the US, EMEA and APAC.

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Why Creating a Company-Wide Culture of OT Security is the New Industrial Imperative

It’s one thing to mandate industrial cybersecurity by edict; it’s quite another to create a culture that makes everyone prioritize cybersecurity in their routine actions. It starts with educating all employees – from plant managers to control engineers, SCADA managers, and field employees — that the risk is real and it can have a devastating impact on your ability to service customers, and ultimately, on everyone’s livelihoods.

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Industrial Espionage is a Major Threat to the Manufacturing Sector

In 2012, General Keith Alexander, who was NSA Director and commander of U.S. Cyber Command at the time, assessed the financial value of cyberespionage losses at about $338 billion a year, including intellectual property losses and downtime due to cyberattacks. He called it “the greatest transfer of wealth in history.”

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Implications of IoT Security—and Is Regulation the Answer?

Bruce Schneier recently published an article (or more accurately, at nearly 6,000 words, a manifesto) entitled Security and the Internet of Things. It’s an incredibly insightful and well-thought-out case for why government needs to get involved to regulate the security aspects of the Internet. This article summarizes some of his key points, but if you […]