Every week it seems like there is another major data breach… so what’s the deal? Are attackers getting more sophisticated; Is malware more sneaky; Or are people just not protecting themselves? That answer is probably simpler than you think.
Digital network attacks that can blow up generators, shut down power grids, or damage nuclear facilities seem like the stuff of science fiction. However, we currently live in a world where nation-states launch just such attacks against one another, and may escalate them in the future. In this episode, Nachreiner interviews an industry expert from Alstom Grid about SCADA and ICS systems, and attacks against them.
Though I cover four stories in this week’s security recap video, one incident far outweighed all the others this week. If you use Java—and almost everyone does—you’ll want to check out today’s episode.
I’ve posted today’s weekly security news summary video a bit late, due to some work travel that got in the way of production, but better late than never right? If you’re interested in the biggest information security stories from the week, you’re at the right place.