NEW YORK (BUSINESS WIRE) lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/ICS?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#ICSlt;/agt; Indegy , a leader in industrial
cyber security, today announced it has published its ICS security
predictions for 2019 on threats facing critical infrastructure, energy
providers and utilities, manufacturing and more, in a new blog post here .
“In many ways, 2018 represented the coming of age for industrial cyber
security. The old adage that operational technology networks are
isolated from threats by an air gap was recognized for what it is, a
fallacy in an era of interconnectedness and IIoT technologies,” said
Mille Gandelsman, CTO of Indegy. “Over the next 12 months, we can expect
both adversaries and their methods to evolve. On the plus side, we can
expect both operators and the security industry to make new OT-specific
advances in protection techniques.”
Summary of 2019 Predictions
Some of the highlights covered
in Indegy’s 2019 industrial cyber security predictions blog include:Lone wolf and non-nation state adversaries will emerge, as the barrier
for launching operational technology attacks will drop and open the
door to the general hacking community Expect multi-pronged attacks that target several locations
simultaneously or in close succession Operators will extend passive security monitoring with decades-old IT
security techniques of active querying for deeper visibility into
threats than simply listening to network traffic Threat intelligence sharing initiatives commonly used in IT security
will emerge for operational technologies and environments New ICS-specific security standards, best practices and playbooks will
Indegy, a leader in industrial cyber security,
protects industrial control system (ICS) networks from cyber threats,malicious insiders and human error. The
Indegyarms security and operations teams
with full visibility, security and control of ICS activity and threats
by combining hybrid, policy-based monitoring and network anomaly
detection with unique device integrity checks. Indegy solutions are
installed in manufacturing, pharmaceutical, energy, water and other
industrial organizations around the world.
For more information visit www.indegy.com
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Marc Gendron PR for Indegy
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