A California man allegedly gained unauthorized access to a water treatment plant network, “causing a threat to public health and safety,” according to the DoJ.
A known ransomware group was able to access limited information resources, which it then attempted to use in an unsuccessful extortion attempt against the company.
Decipher talks to Dawn Cappelli, director of OT-CERT at Dragos, about the challenges of securing operational technology, particularly for organizations with limited budget and resources.
Government officials and technology experts call for more collaboration between the public and private sectors when it comes to securing industrial control system environments.
A series of possibly related incidents has forced supercomputing site ARCHER in the UK and several others in Germany offline in the past few days.