Congress Focuses on Industrial Control System Security

Data Breach Today

Senate Bill Would Require CISA to Identify and Respond to ICS Threats A bipartisan group of senators is pushing a bill that would require CISA to identify and respond to vulnerabilities and threats that target industrial control systems.

Industrial Espionage Campaign Uncovered

Data Breach Today

Kaspersky: 'MontysThree' Uses Detection Evasion Techniques A hacking group is taking aim at industrial targets in an ongoing cyberespionage campaign, security firm Kaspersky reports.

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Kroll Data Breach Report: Unregulated Industries Targeted

Data Breach Today

The number of data breach notifications jumped 140% in 2020 from the previous year, with a surge in attacks against less-regulated industries, according to Kroll's 2021 Data Breach Outlook.

How Ekans Ransomware Targets Industrial Control Systems

Data Breach Today

Researchers Identified Malware Variants With Advanced Capabilities Researchers with FortiGuard Labs have uncovered two samples of the Ekans ransomware strain that offer some additional insight into how the crypto-locking malware targets industrial control systems, according to a new report.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

'ModPipe' POS Malware Attacking Hospitality Industry

Data Breach Today

Carefully Crafted Backdoor Targets Specific Oracle Software Used to Store Data A recently uncovered point-of-sale malware called "ModPipe" is targeting specific Oracle software used by thousands of restaurants and other businesses in the hospitality industry, according to researchers at ESET.

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Japanese Kawasaki Heavy Industries discloses security breach

Security Affairs

Japanese giant Kawasaki Heavy Industries discovered unauthorized access to a Japanese company server from multiple overseas offices. Kawasaki Heavy Industries disclosed a security breach, the company discovered unauthorized access to a Japanese company server from multiple overseas offices.

Securing Industrial IoT: It’s All About the Architecture

Data Breach Today

Organizations are connecting to industrial control networks at an increasing pace. The need to connect to the IT environment, cloud applications and remote workers has created a definitive gap by eroding the demilitarized zone.

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Introducing OpenText Industrial Grid

OpenText Information Management

One topic that’s underpinned my blogs is the need for a secure IoT network to deliver on the promise of Industry 4.0. Failing to attest and secure IoT … The post Introducing OpenText Industrial Grid appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Business Network Enterprise World Industry IoT iiot industrial IoT OpenText Industrial Grid

New Ransomware Targets Industrial Controls: Report

Data Breach Today

Dragos Researchers Describe Potential Threat Posed by Ekans Ransomware Ekans, a recently discovered ransomware variant that's designed to target industrial control systems, appears to have some of the same characteristics found in Megacortex, malware that struck several high-profile targets in 2019, according to the security firm Dragos.

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

Energy industry 2021 predictions

OpenText Information Management

Mining companies, meanwhile, are … The post Energy industry 2021 predictions appeared first on OpenText Blogs. 2020 sent shock waves across oil and gas, utilities and mining organizations, creating dramatic shifts in supply and demand, revenue streams and productivity.

Gangnam Industrial Style APT campaign targets industrial firms worldwide

Security Affairs

Experts discovered that at least 200 companies were the victims of a campaign, dubbed Gangnam Industrial Style, carried out by an advanced persistent threat (APT) group. SecurityAffairs – Gangnam Industrial Style , hacking).

VPN Vulnerabilities Put Industrial Control Systems at Risk

Data Breach Today

Claroty Researchers Find Remote Access Tool Bugs Could Lead to Attacks Vulnerabilities in some VPNs used to remotely connect to industrial control systems could enable hackers to compromise large-scale industrial organizations, the security firm Claroty reports

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Supporting the essential energy industry

OpenText Information Management

But there are some essentials that, even with all that we are … The post Supporting the essential energy industry appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Industries Utilities Oil & Gas Mobility mobile Content

The Impact of Direct Dials on Sales Productivity

Leveraging the latest industry research, this eBook highlights the impact of direct dial phone numbers on sales productivity with the goal of empowering reps to have more conversations with prospects, and consequently, schedule more meetings, increase opportunities, and close more business - fast.

Global Financial Industry Facing Fresh Round of Cyberthreats

Data Breach Today

SHARED INTEL: ‘Credential stuffers’ leverage enduring flaws to prey on video game industry

The Last Watchdog

The video game industry saw massive growth in 2020; nothing like a global pandemic to drive people to spend more time than ever gaming. The video game industry withstood nearly 11 billion credential stuffing attacks in 2020, a 224 percent spike over 2019. When you have a victim that came from a phishing attack on the financial services industry for example, and then later you obtain that victim’s gaming details, if there is a match on email addresses, username, address, etc.

Welcome to the era of the industrial cloud

OpenText Information Management

The industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is having a profound effect on how manufacturing organizations share information. Industries Automotive & Manufacturing cloud IoT Industrial Internet of Things

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Critical Industrial Flaws Pose Patching Headache For Manufacturers

Threatpost

When it comes to patching critical flaws, industrial firms face various challenges - with some needing to shut down entire factories in order to apply updates.

Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

'Disrupting the Hell Out of the Industry'

Data Breach Today

Tom Thimot and George Tubin of Socure say they are here to disrupt the industry Socure's Tom Thimot and George Tubin on Securing Identity As fraud has shifted over the past decade from basic account takeover to synthetic identities and new account fraud, so has the field of identity protection evolved.

Steganography Anchors Pinpoint Attacks on Industrial Targets

Threatpost

Critical Infrastructure Cryptography Malware Web Security ICS industrial targets Mimikatz Spear Phishing steganography suppliers targeted attacksOngoing spear-phishing attacks aim at stolen Windows credentials for ICS suppliers worldwide.

Driving innovation in the energy industry

OpenText Information Management

Worldwide demand for energy is growing faster than ever, leading to rapid changes in the energy industry and in the wider world beyond. PwC says the sector faces a “big change… [that] may … The post Driving innovation in the energy industry appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Multiple Industrial Control System Vendors Warn of Critical Bugs

Threatpost

Four industrial control system vendors each announced vulnerabilities that ranged from critical to high-severity.

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Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook today!

Industrial Networks' Newest Threat: Remote Users

Dark Reading

We know remote working isn't going away anytime soon, so it's crucial we be extra vigilant about security for industrial networks and critical infrastructure

COVID-19: the implications for industries

OpenText Information Management

Also impacted are services where an interruption would endanger life, health or personal … The post COVID-19: the implications for industries appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Industries Covid-19

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Eight Common OT / Industrial Firewall Mistakes

Threatpost

Web Security industrial firewalls operations technology Web securityFirewalls are easy to misconfigure.

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MontysThree APT Takes Unusual Aim at Industrial Targets

Threatpost

The newly discovered APT specializes in espionage campaigns against industrial holdings -- a rare target for spyware.

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How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

Critical Flaws in VNC Threaten Industrial Environments

Threatpost

Critical Infrastructure Vulnerabilities 37 Critical flaws industrial environments Kaspersky remote code execution virtual network computing VNC vulnerabilitiesSome of the bugs allow remote code-execution.

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Pandemic-Bored Attackers Pummeled Gaming Industry

Threatpost

Akamai's 2020 gaming report shows that cyberattacks on the video game industry skyrocketed, shooting up 340 percent in 2020. Hacks Malware Most Recent ThreatLists Web Security

A critical flaw in industrial automation systems opens to remote hack

Security Affairs

Experts found a critical flaw in Real-Time Automation’s (RTA) 499ES EtherNet/IP stack that could allow hacking industrial control systems. RTA’s ENIP stack is widely implemented in industrial automation systems. SecurityAffairs – hacking, industrial automation systems).

Ripple20 Malware Highlights Industrial Security Challenges

Dark Reading

Poor security practices allowed software vulnerabilities to propagate throughout industrial and IoT products for more than 20 years

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Best Practices for Modern Records Management and Retention

Speaker: Sean Baird, Director of Product Marketing at Nuxeo

Documents are at the heart of many business processes. Organizations in highly regulated industries are realizing that traditional records management practices are insufficient and ineffective in today’s digital world. Join Sean Baird as he highlights best practices for effective records management and retention. He will explore how digital transformation can counteract the costs, inefficiencies, and end-user considerations that make it difficult to maintain compliance. He will highlight real-world successes and analyze the key strategies and technologies that help organizations find balance.

New Ransomware Targets Industrial Control Systems

Schneier on Security

EKANS is a new ransomware that targets industrial control systems: But EKANS also uses another trick to ratchet up the pain: It's designed to terminate 64 different software processes on victim computers, including many that are specific to industrial control systems.

Achieving digital transformation in the insurance industry

OpenText Information Management

Digital … The post Achieving digital transformation in the insurance industry appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Customer Experience Management Digital Process Automation Digital Transformation Enterprise World Industry digital transformation digital transformation in insurance financial financial services financial services and insurance Insurance insurance industry Process Automation

Industry 4.0 is profoundly impacting the customer experience

OpenText Information Management

But … The post Industry 4.0 Technologies Customer Experience fourth industrial revolution Industry 4.0

Industrial Cyberattacks Get Rarer but More Complex

Threatpost

Critical Infrastructure IoT Malware Most Recent ThreatLists attack volume building automation COVID-19 Cyberattacks first half 2020 gas Industrial Control Systems Kaspersky Oil ransomware Remote Desktop Protocol remote working the report work from home WormsThe first half of 2020 saw decreases in attacks on most ICS sectors, but oil/gas firms and building automation saw upticks.

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Digital Trends Report 2020

As part of our goal to continue helping our community during these times, we wanted to share with you this critical data on the state of digital products across industries and provide context on how businesses are responding to the changing winds.