SCADA

NESA, The National Electronic Security Authority, is a government body tasked with protecting the UAE’s critical information infrastructure and improving national cyber security. To achieve this, NESA have produced a set of standards and guidance for government entities in critical

NIST Security Noise

There is quite a bit of NIST security noise that should not be dismissed. Whether you are a federal agency or not, NIST has significant meaning for you. The National Institute of Standards Technology (NIST) is a lab and federal

In December 2016, the capital of Ukraine, Kiev was a victim of a power grid hack that blacked out the entire capital for several hours thus showing of what skillful hackers can do to damage critical infrastructure. A Slovakia-based anti-virus

Kaspersky-OS

On a day by day basis do IOT (Internet of Things) and SCADA become more integrated in our lives. However, with the introductions of these new technologies, security issues have been evolving at an unprecedented rate. Little did manufactures of

The hacker group calling itself “Shadow Brokers” has made public another batch of files allegedly obtained from the NSA-linked threat actor tracked as the Equation Group. Microsoft has assured customers that these new exploits don’t affect up-to-date systems. The Shadow

Security researchers have confirmed the powercut suffered by the Ukrainian capital of Kiev was indeed the result of a cyber attack. Information Systems Security Partners (ISSP), investigating on behalf of national energy company Ukrenego, reported that not only was the

The same group of hackers that caused the power outage across several regions in Ukraine last Christmas holidays might have once again shut down power supply in northern Ukraine during the weekend. According to Ukrainian energy provider Ukrenergo, a cyber

Users and administrators of Ubuntu Linux desktops are being advised to patch their systems following the disclosure of serious security flaws. Researcher Donncha O’Cearbhaill, who discovered and privately reported the vulnerabilities to the Ubuntu team, said that a successful exploit