What Does the Latest Attack on US Electric Substations Mean for Critical Infrastructure?

On Saturday, December 3, just after 7 p.m., electric customers in Moore County, NC, started to have power outages, eventually totaling about 40,000 customers.  Utility and law enforcement responders reported “intentional vandalism occurred at multiple sites” including two substations, which were “targeted.”  The repairs may not be completed until Thursday, while the estimated cost is […]

Running Cybersecurity Assessments May Increase The Risk Of A Breach


With the increasing frequency of cyber attacks in industrial sectors, all critical infrastructure organizations should be conducting cybersecurity assessments right now. But there’s a common part of the assessment process that is nearly always overlooked and adds tremendous risk to the organization: using email to communicate assessment tasks and collect responses on risks.   Here’s […]