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The NIS Directive: What It Means and How You Can Prepare for It

by Tom Nuth

The NIS Directive is the first piece of European-wide legislation on cybersecurity. However, before you judge this comprehensive legal guideline as something that is only relevant to companies and organizations in Europe – think again.

Helping NIST’s NCCoE Advance Cybersecurity for Manufacturing ICS Networks

by Erin Anderson

Driven by the need to increase productivity and reduce costs, today’s manufacturing companies are continuously advancing automation on the plant floor. This fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0, has exposed once siloed OT networks to the same types of risks faced by IT networks and campus environments. To help manufacturers overcome these increased risks, the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has spearheaded the creation of a new report specifically meant to support the manufacturing sector in their efforts to improve their overall cybersecurity posture.

Working Towards a More Secure Future for Building Automation Systems (BAS)

by Elisa Costante

Having worked in the cybersecurity industry for more than 8 years, two of which have been dedicated to analyzing building automation security, I am always intrigued to learn about new tactics and threat vectors that hackers use to gain access, particularly as physical systems are increasingly coming online. 

Defending ICS Networks Against Cyber Attacks with Better Log Correlation

by Harry Thomas

Every attack leaves a trail behind, and these trails are used by those of us on the Blue Team to discover the threat actors. Sometimes, though, it can be difficult to extract network-based indicators because of the complex and distributed nature of an organization's ICS network.

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