The European Cyber Security Month (ECSM) 2013 team is inviting public and private sector organisations concerned with Network and Information Security to get involved in this year’s October programme, in line with the EU Cybersecurity Strategy.
The U.S. government repository of standards based vulnerability management website National Vulnerability Database (NVD) was hacked by some unknown attacker last week. Currently there is no evidence that NVD or any other NIST public pages contained or were used to deliver malware to users of these NIST Web sites.
2012 report on cyberattack incidents reported by industrial control system operators
15 Mar 2013
Some renowned SCADA security experts contend that the current process of reporting bugs, patching bugs, and issuing alerts via ICS-CERT falls short. ICS-CERT responded to 177 cyberattack incidents reported by industrial control system operators last year, according to its newly published annual report.
Urgent action is needed in order to combat emerging cyber-attack trends
13 Mar 2013
The latest targeted cyber-attacks on government organizations and high-profile companies show the need for greater awareness and knowhow in network and information security, says the EU’s European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA).
UK develops global cyber security capacity, supported by the International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA)
13 Mar 2013
The UK Government is creating a framework of global resources and expertise on cyber practice, which countries around the world will be able to draw on to tackle the range of cyber-threats and challenges. The framework will be developed by the International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA).
Electric Power Research Institute to AMI vendors: Attacks are coming
11 Mar 2013
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) recently released a report, Intrusion Detection System for Advanced Metering Infrastructure, that states that AMI has unique security requirements that may not be adequately covered by security measures created for other utility fears.
Created the Industrial Cybersecurity Center CCI-ES
11 Mar 2013
The Industrial Cybersecurity Center (ICC-ES), independent and non-profit to represent all, is the first center of its kind that comes from industry and without subsidies, independent and non-profit to promote and contribute to the improvement of industrial cybersecurity in Spain and Latin America.
SANS SCADA and Process Control Security Survey - The State of the Industry is Discouraging
08 Mar 2013
The survey concludes that SCADA system operators are keenly aware of the risk to their systems, according to a survey of nearly 700 participants conducted by SANS Institute. In it, 70% consider the risks to their systems to be high to severe, and 33% suspect they may have had incidents.
Cybersecurity Day: Incident Response Information Security
07 Mar 2013
From 12 to 15 March the IV International Exhibition of Defence and Security Technologies opens its doors. The Cyber Security Conference to be held in HOMSEC (celebrated at IFEMA, Madrid) attempt to respond to concerns that businesses, governments and citizens have about cyber attacks, and try to develop strategies and measures that can be taken to address them.
The Spanish Defense Ministry officially created Cyberdefense Command Center
07 Mar 2013
Spain has officially established the Cyberdefense Command Center of the Armed Forces (MCCD), which will lead and coordinate the actions of defense against cyber attacks. The role of the MCCD is the planning and implementation of actions relating to military cyber networks and information and telecommunication systems of the Armed Forces, and to contribute to the proper response to threats in cyberspace or attacks that may affect the National defense.