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CISA JCDC Will Focus on Energy Sector

Security Affairs

Taking note of the pervasive threat landscape, the US government has devoted more resources to building a team to protect citizens and businesses. Strengthen operational integration and collaboration with members of the energy sector. Q3 ‘22 saw a record number of attacks on the energy market, a trend that is not expected to slow down.

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Operation Cronos: law enforcement disrupted the LockBit operation

Security Affairs

Since January 2020, affiliates utilizing LockBit have targeted organizations of diverse sizes spanning critical infrastructure sectors such as financial services, food and agriculture, education, energy, government and emergency services, healthcare, manufacturing, and transportation. on January 5, 2020.

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China-linked APT Volt Typhoon remained undetected for years in US infrastructure

Security Affairs

In the most recent campaign, the group targeted organizations in the communications, manufacturing, utility, transportation, construction, maritime, government, information technology, and education sectors.

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Russia-linked APT28 compromised Ubiquiti EdgeRouters to facilitate cyber operations

Security Affairs

. “As early as 2022, APT28 actors had utilized compromised EdgeRouters to facilitate covert cyber operations against governments, militaries, and organizations around the world.” and foreign governments and military, security, and corporate organizations. ” reads the joint report. ” concludes the report.

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Key strategies and technologies to help utilities respond to a “storm” never seen before

CGI

Key strategies and technologies to help utilities respond to a “storm” never seen before. For more than three decades, I served at a leading electric utility, responding to numerous storms to keep the lights on for customers and to support critical infrastructure. COVID-19 considerations and how technology can help.

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US GOV OFFERS A REWARD OF UP TO $15M FOR INFO ON LOCKBIT GANG MEMBERS AND AFFILIATES

Security Affairs

government offers rewards of up to $15 million for information that could lead to the identification or location of LockBit ransomware gang members and affiliates. ” reads the press release published by the U.S. In 2022, LockBit was one of the most active ransomware groups, and its prevalence continued into 2023.

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Electrification: a lottery ticket that utilities must claim

CGI

Electrification: a lottery ticket that utilities must claim. Utilities face a fundamental dilemma. Due to unprecedented pressure to support the move to an energy-efficient and low-carbon system, they face the paradox of encouraging consumers to consume less of what they sell and distribute—electricity. Wed, 09/27/2017 - 07:00.