Cybersecurity RSS Feed by ARC Advisory Group https://www.arcweb.com/blog/cybersecurity-viewpoints en Using an Incident-Focused Model for Information Security Programs https://www.arcweb.com/blog/using-incident-focused-model-information-security-programs <span class="field-wrapper">Using an Incident-Focused Model for Information Security Programs</span> <span class="field-wrapper"><span lang="" about="/user/1406" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Larry O&#039;Brien</span></span> <span class="field-wrapper">Thu, 10/25/2018 - 17:01</span> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/using-incident-focused-model-information-security-programs" rel="tag" title="Using an Incident-Focused Model for Information Security Programs" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Using an Incident-Focused Model for Information Security Programs</span></a></li></ul> <div class="body text-secondary field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> Organizations attempt to prevent information security incidents by embedding tools in policies and practices across business functions. Because it is not possible to completely prevent security events, organizations must also include proven response practices as part of their security program. </div> </div> Thu, 25 Oct 2018 21:01:26 +0000 Larry O'Brien 74571 at https://www.arcweb.com ARC to Present at ICS Conference in Atlanta Next Week https://www.arcweb.com/blog/arc-present-ics-conference-atlanta-next-week <span class="field-wrapper">ARC to Present at ICS Conference in Atlanta Next Week</span> <span class="field-wrapper"><span lang="" about="/user/1406" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Larry O&#039;Brien</span></span> <span class="field-wrapper">Fri, 10/19/2018 - 14:04</span> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/arc-present-ics-conference-atlanta-next-week" rel="tag" title="ARC to Present at ICS Conference in Atlanta Next Week" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about ARC to Present at ICS Conference in Atlanta Next Week</span></a></li></ul> <div class="body text-secondary field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> ARC will be attending and presenting at the ICS Cyber Security Conference next week in Atlanta on the topic of cybersecurity as it relates to supplier selection. </div> </div> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 18:04:41 +0000 Larry O'Brien 74336 at https://www.arcweb.com Bloomberg’s Big Hack Story: Truth, Lies, and Hardware https://www.arcweb.com/blog/bloombergs-big-hack-story-truth-lies-hardware <span class="field-wrapper">Bloomberg’s Big Hack Story: Truth, Lies, and Hardware</span> <span class="field-wrapper"><span lang="" about="/user/1406" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Larry O&#039;Brien</span></span> <span class="field-wrapper">Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:27</span> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/bloombergs-big-hack-story-truth-lies-hardware" rel="tag" title="Bloomberg’s Big Hack Story: Truth, Lies, and Hardware" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Bloomberg’s Big Hack Story: Truth, Lies, and Hardware</span></a></li></ul> <div class="body text-secondary field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> By now many of you have probably read the blockbuster story from Bloomberg/BusinessWeek called The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate US Companies, which outlined a complex and far-reaching scheme on the part of the People’s Liberation Army of China to infiltrate server motherboards manufactured by Supermicro, described by the Bloomberg as the “Microsoft of the hardware world.” </div> </div> Wed, 10 Oct 2018 20:27:18 +0000 Larry O'Brien 74006 at https://www.arcweb.com Addressing Resource Gaps in Industrial Cybersecurity Programs https://www.arcweb.com/blog/addressing-resource-gaps-industrial-cybersecurity-programs <span class="field-wrapper">Addressing Resource Gaps in Industrial Cybersecurity Programs</span> <span class="field-wrapper"><span lang="" about="/user/646" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Steve Clouther</span></span> <span class="field-wrapper">Tue, 09/25/2018 - 10:26</span> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/addressing-resource-gaps-industrial-cybersecurity-programs" rel="tag" title="Addressing Resource Gaps in Industrial Cybersecurity Programs" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Addressing Resource Gaps in Industrial Cybersecurity Programs</span></a></li></ul> <div class="body text-secondary field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> ARC Advisory Group research indicates that while many companies across a wide spectrum of industries have implemented cybersecurity technologies to protect their facilities, few have the resources to sustain their effectiveness.  Lack of cybersecurity expertise also constrains use of more advanced anomaly and breach detection solutions that enable rapid detection and removal of system compromises.  </div> </div> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 14:26:48 +0000 Steve Clouther 73266 at https://www.arcweb.com Digital Transformation Requires Secure IoT Supply Chains https://www.arcweb.com/blog/digital-transformation-requires-secure-iot-supply-chains <span class="field-wrapper">Digital Transformation Requires Secure IoT Supply Chains </span> <span class="field-wrapper"><span lang="" about="/user/1406" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Larry O&#039;Brien</span></span> <span class="field-wrapper">Thu, 09/06/2018 - 18:28</span> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/digital-transformation-requires-secure-iot-supply-chains" rel="tag" title="Digital Transformation Requires Secure IoT Supply Chains " hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Digital Transformation Requires Secure IoT Supply Chains </span></a></li></ul> <div class="body text-secondary field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <p>Digital transformation has become an imperative for industrial companies and infrastructure operators.  Whether it's called Industrial Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, or Digitization, companies want to leverage new technologies and broad connectivity to improve performance and enable new business models.  Managers of facilities see opportunities to improve operational efficiency and asset performance.   Equipment suppliers want to extend service offerings and increase the value of their products.  </p> </div> </div> Thu, 06 Sep 2018 22:28:24 +0000 Larry O'Brien 72716 at https://www.arcweb.com DHS Sheds Light on Recent Infrastructure Cyber Attacks https://www.arcweb.com/blog/dhs-sheds-light-recent-infrastructure-cyber-attacks <span class="field-wrapper">DHS Sheds Light on Recent Infrastructure Cyber Attacks</span> <span class="field-wrapper"><span lang="" about="/user/1406" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Larry O&#039;Brien</span></span> <span class="field-wrapper">Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:16</span> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/dhs-sheds-light-recent-infrastructure-cyber-attacks" rel="tag" title="DHS Sheds Light on Recent Infrastructure Cyber Attacks" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about DHS Sheds Light on Recent Infrastructure Cyber Attacks</span></a></li></ul> <div class="body text-secondary field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> DHS recently held several webinars in the wake of its March announcement regarding Russian state-sponsored hacking group Energetic Bear/Dragonfly on utilities and critical infrastructure installations in the US.  The webinar focused on some of the more interesting and unique aspects of these recent attacks plus some countermeasures that end users can implement right now that can greatly reduce the likelihood of future attacks.  </div> </div> Tue, 07 Aug 2018 16:16:42 +0000 Larry O'Brien 71541 at https://www.arcweb.com DHS Sounds the Alarm on Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity https://www.arcweb.com/blog/dhs-sounds-alarm-critical-infrastructure-cybersecurity <span class="field-wrapper">DHS Sounds the Alarm on Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity</span> <span class="field-wrapper"><span lang="" about="/user/1406" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Larry O&#039;Brien</span></span> <span class="field-wrapper">Mon, 07/30/2018 - 15:12</span> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/dhs-sounds-alarm-critical-infrastructure-cybersecurity" rel="tag" title="DHS Sounds the Alarm on Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about DHS Sounds the Alarm on Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity</span></a></li></ul> <div class="body text-secondary field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> The announcement in March and these recent statements about cybersecurity should be a call to action for end users in the utilities, critical infrastructure, industrial, and smart cities sectors.   </div> </div> Mon, 30 Jul 2018 19:12:24 +0000 Larry O'Brien 71161 at https://www.arcweb.com ARC, Nozomi Webinar on Cybersecurity and IT/OT Convergence https://www.arcweb.com/blog/arc-nozomi-webinar-cybersecurity-itot-convergence <span class="field-wrapper">ARC, Nozomi Webinar on Cybersecurity and IT/OT Convergence</span> <span class="field-wrapper"><span lang="" about="/user/1406" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Larry O&#039;Brien</span></span> <span class="field-wrapper">Thu, 07/26/2018 - 11:56</span> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/arc-nozomi-webinar-cybersecurity-itot-convergence" rel="tag" title="ARC, Nozomi Webinar on Cybersecurity and IT/OT Convergence" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about ARC, Nozomi Webinar on Cybersecurity and IT/OT Convergence</span></a></li></ul> <div class="body text-secondary field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> Convergence has obvious implications for cybersecurity. OT’s focus on non-stop operations and eliminating unscheduled downtime is raising the cybersecurity issue on the IT side, and increased data from IT is raising the same issue on the OT side. Each organization’s behavior is driven by what they value, how they think, and how they are rewarded. </div> </div> Thu, 26 Jul 2018 15:56:17 +0000 Larry O'Brien 71021 at https://www.arcweb.com ARC & SANS Webcast: Cybersecurity & Process Safety Convergence https://www.arcweb.com/blog/arc-sans-webcast-cybersecurity-process-safety-convergence <span class="field-wrapper">ARC &amp; SANS Webcast: Cybersecurity &amp; Process Safety Convergence</span> <span class="field-wrapper"><span lang="" about="/user/1406" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Larry O&#039;Brien</span></span> <span class="field-wrapper">Fri, 07/06/2018 - 10:58</span> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/arc-sans-webcast-cybersecurity-process-safety-convergence" rel="tag" title="ARC &amp; SANS Webcast: Cybersecurity &amp; Process Safety Convergence" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about ARC &amp; SANS Webcast: Cybersecurity &amp; Process Safety Convergence</span></a></li></ul> <div class="body text-secondary field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> In advance of the SANS Oil and Gas Cybersecurity Summit in Houston Oct. 1-6, I will be participating in a webcast with Doug Wylie of SANS and Marty Edwards of the Automation Federation to discuss the emergence of new process safety system malware and its impact on the process industries, including both upstream and downstream oil and gas.  </div> </div> Fri, 06 Jul 2018 14:58:42 +0000 Larry O'Brien 70461 at https://www.arcweb.com Honeywell Unveils Expanded Cybersecurity Business at HUG 2018 https://www.arcweb.com/blog/honeywell-unveils-expanded-cybersecurity-business-hug-2018 <span class="field-wrapper">Honeywell Unveils Expanded Cybersecurity Business at HUG 2018</span> <span class="field-wrapper"><span lang="" about="/user/1406" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Larry O&#039;Brien</span></span> <span class="field-wrapper">Tue, 06/26/2018 - 15:38</span> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/honeywell-unveils-expanded-cybersecurity-business-hug-2018" rel="tag" title="Honeywell Unveils Expanded Cybersecurity Business at HUG 2018" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Honeywell Unveils Expanded Cybersecurity Business at HUG 2018</span></a></li></ul> <div class="body text-secondary field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"> HUG's focus on cybersecurity was much greater this year, with a series of new and upgraded offerings from secure remote access to managed services for overall cybersecurity operations.  </div> </div> Tue, 26 Jun 2018 19:38:03 +0000 Larry O'Brien 70166 at https://www.arcweb.com