SANS Industrial Control Systems Security Blog: Tag - cross-industry

4 Takeaways from the F&S CNI Cyber Security Report

The Frost & Sullivan research report on the global critical national infrastructure (CNI) cyber security market, coming out on the eve of the SANS European ICS Security Summit, highlights a number of key trends in this increasingly important field.


Effective Assessment of ICS Infrastructure Cyber Risk

One of the largest challenges facing management in Engineering organizations today is how to effectively assess cyber risk on ICS infrastructure and make the appropriate investments in risk mitigation activities to manage this risk to as low as possible. Continue reading Effective Assessment of ICS Infrastructure Cyber Risk


ICS Cross-Industry Learning: Water Distribution Systems and How to Earn Trust of Operations

In this third installment of the ICS Cross-Industry Learning series (Part 1 on SolutionPolymer Chemical Process may be found here and Part 2 on Electric Transmission and Distribution here) I am very excited to have Jake Brodsky write on water distribution systems and more importantly key points to know which can help earn trust in … Continue reading ICS Cross-Industry Learning: Water Distribution Systems and How to Earn Trust of Operations


ICS Cross-Industry Learning: Cyber-Attacks on Electric Transmission and Distribution (Part Two)

This is a continuation of Chris Sistrunk's previous blog post which may be found here. The following was written by Chris Sistrunk: Potential Attack Vectors I suppose this is why you came here: to learn what an attacker could do if they had digital access to a Transmission or Distribution substation. We will assume … Continue reading ICS Cross-Industry Learning: Cyber-Attacks on Electric Transmission and Distribution (Part Two)


ICS Cross-Industry Learning: Cyber-Attacks on Electric Transmission and Distribution (Part One)

When stories of cyber attacks against industrial control systems (ICS) emerge there are always statements around what malware did or did not do in the environment. To truly understand the impact on industrial control systems (ICS) though requires the understanding of the system itself and what is possible. That is the aim of this blog … Continue reading ICS Cross-Industry Learning: Cyber-Attacks on Electric Transmission and Distribution (Part One)