The Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICSCERT) released a security advisory for customers using the Environmental Controls System (ECS) 8832 version 3.02 and earlier version after a security researcher discovered the product had two vulnerabilities, which cannot be patched, including an authentication bypass flaw and a privilege escalation flaw that could allow an attacker to perform unauthenticated operations over the network. The ECS product is used in the energy indust
Extremely timely! US House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure holds a hearing on vulnerability of the US Electrical Grid to cyber and physical actions. Includes written testimony and hearing video. Panel 1 includes: Honorable W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, FEMA; Ms. Patricia A. Hoffman, Ast Sec, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability; Ms. Caitlin A. Durkovich, Ast Sec, Infrastructure Protection, National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS and others.
Officials announced March 25 that personal information, including Social Security numbers, of more than 3,000 employees at Tidewater Community College (TCC) in Virginia
was leaked when an employee sent a file March 2 that included personal information of employees in response to a data request from a fraudulent TCC email account.
US power grids and critical infrastructure are still lucrative targets for individual and nation state supported hackers. The AP investigation provides insight into the challenges and vulnerabilities US critical infrastructure faces.
Microsoft reported that its Trusted Root Certificate Program will no longer include twenty trusted Certificate Authorities (CA) and will remove CA root certificates from the Trusted Root CA store after the company could not comply with CA new program prerequisites that added more stringent technical and auditing requirements. Microsoft advised users to choose another trusted CA program.
Recent reports on Infrastructure Vulnerabilities showcase just how susceptible we are to Electromagnetic Pulse, physical and/or cyber attacks devastating large areas and leaving people without necessary life sustaining services. EWA CyberSolutions has provided infrastructure security for over 30 years and can assist you in developing solutions to this and other security challenges. Just click on "What We Provide" for further information or "Contact Us." We look forward to helping you enable a more secure future.
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