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The 2022 cyber threat landscape included new malware targeting the electric industry with “breakthrough escalation in capabilities,” a new report says.
Representatives from cybersecurity firm Dragos said that communicating the importance of OT security investments to company boards is a major challenge.
Cybersecurity researchers say a new malware tool shows how quickly the threat community has developed since the relatively crude attacks of just six years ago.
The emergence of new malware directed at electric utilities illustrates that Russia's war with Ukraine may be in a dangerous new phase, experts warned.
The U.S. Department of Justice unveiled charges against four Russian state-sponsored hackers for compromising energy companies in the U.S. and abroad.
Cybersecurity firm Dragos spoke positively on the electric industry's cyber protection measures in 2021, but said the threat landscape remains active.
Cybersecurity firm Dragos released a new report detailing the global cyber threat landscape, including several recently discovered threat groups.
President Biden announced a cybersecurity initiative for U.S. critical infrastructure, building on one launched in April for the electric sector.
Both the E-ISAC and cybersecurity firm Dragos see their recently announced collaboration as just a stepping stone to future cyber intelligence partnerships.
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Cybersecurity firm Dragos has partnered with NERC's E-ISAC for an initiative to spread up-to-date cyber threat intelligence across the electric grid.
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