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Critical Infrastructure: Understanding Cybersecurity Threats to Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities

Critical Infrastructure: Understanding Cybersecurity Threats to Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities

2024-02-27T22:20:57+00:00

The security of critical infrastructure has become a paramount concern in an age where digital connectivity pervades every aspect of society. Among the most crucial elements of infrastructure are water and wastewater treatment facilities, which are essential for public health, environmental protection, and economic stability. However, these facilities are increasingly becoming targets for cybersecurity attacks, posing significant risks to communities and nations worldwide. The Vulnerability of Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities Water and wastewater ... Read More

Critical Infrastructure: Understanding Cybersecurity Threats to Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities2024-02-27T22:20:57+00:00

TomCast LXXIV: Water and Wastewater Security

2024-02-15T20:43:31+00:00

Tom: Hello and welcome back to this next TomCast from Iron Bow Technologies. We are a tactical cybersecurity as a service organization dedicated to helping businesses protect their data, their assets, and their endpoints. Today we're going to discuss a portion of critical infrastructure, namely water and wastewater treatment facilities. Joining us in this discussion is Iron Bow's own Dr. Barry Wood. Welcome, Barry. Barry: Thank you. It's good to be here. Tom: ... Read More

TomCast LXXIV: Water and Wastewater Security2024-02-15T20:43:31+00:00

Network Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks: Understanding, Mitigation, and Solutions

2024-01-31T23:42:31+00:00

Network Denial of Service (DoS) attacks have become an increasingly prevalent threat in the cybersecurity landscape. As technology advances, so do the methods used by malicious actors to disrupt services and compromise system availability. In this article, we will delve into the intricacies of DoS attacks, exploring their nature, motives, techniques, primary targets, and advanced solutions for prevention and mitigation. Additionally, we will highlight the role of outsourcing, particularly through specialized organizations like GuardSight, ... Read More

Network Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks: Understanding, Mitigation, and Solutions2024-01-31T23:42:31+00:00

Guarding Against Botnets: How to Prevent Botnet Attacks

2024-02-01T00:18:56+00:00

One of the persistent threats that organizations face is the use of botnets for malicious purposes. This article aims to provide a comprehensive overview of botnets, their utilization in cyber crimes, the inherent dangers they pose, industries at risk, preventive measures, and the role of third-party cybersecurity firms in fortifying defenses. A botnet is a network of compromised computers, referred to as bots, that are under the control of a single entity, usually a cybercriminal or a hacker. These ... Read More

Guarding Against Botnets: How to Prevent Botnet Attacks2024-02-01T00:18:56+00:00
Kick Off the Year with a Secure and Compliant Mindset: 10 Cybersecurity Best Practices

Kick Off the Year with a Secure and Compliant Mindset: 10 Cybersecurity Best Practices

2024-01-12T04:11:03+00:00

As we dive into a new year, it's time for tech leaders to focus on reinforcing the security and compliance aspects of their organizations. The ever-changing landscape of cyber threats and regulations requires a smart and practical approach. This article lays out ten actionable practices tailored for organizations looking to enhance security and compliance. Conduct a Comprehensive Security Assessment: Begin the year by conducting a thorough security assessment to identify vulnerabilities and potential risks. ... Read More

Kick Off the Year with a Secure and Compliant Mindset: 10 Cybersecurity Best Practices2024-01-12T04:11:03+00:00
Cybersecurity Solutions for Healthcare: Understanding Cyber Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Solutions

Cybersecurity Solutions for Healthcare: Understanding Cyber Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Solutions

2023-12-14T21:34:42+00:00

The healthcare industry, a treasure trove of sensitive patient data, is increasingly becoming a prime target for cybercriminals. The intersection of valuable personal information, outdated systems, and a lack of robust cybersecurity measures has made healthcare organizations vulnerable to a rising tide of cyber attacks. This article delves into the reasons behind the healthcare industry's susceptibility to cyber threats, exploring various attack vectors, negative outcomes, and the slow adoption of cybersecurity protocols. Finally, we ... Read More

Cybersecurity Solutions for Healthcare: Understanding Cyber Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Solutions2023-12-14T21:34:42+00:00

Safeguarding the Cloud: Unraveling Vulnerabilities, Threats, and Solutions

2023-11-15T03:37:09+00:00

In the era of digital transformation, businesses are increasingly relying on cloud computing to enhance efficiency, flexibility, and scalability. However, as organizations migrate their sensitive data and critical applications to the cloud, the risk of security breaches becomes a paramount concern. This blog explores various types of cloud vulnerabilities and security threats that could lead to a cloud security breach, providing real-world examples and current solutions. (1) Data Breaches and Inadequate Access Controls: Vulnerability: ... Read More

Safeguarding the Cloud: Unraveling Vulnerabilities, Threats, and Solutions2023-11-15T03:37:09+00:00
GSPBC-1076 - Discovery - Group Policy Discovery

GSPBC-1076 Discovery – Group Policy Discovery

2023-11-15T02:52:25+00:00

Group Policy Discovery Adversaries may gather information on Group Policy settings to identify paths for privilege escalation, security measures applied within a domain, and to discover patterns in domain objects that can be manipulated or used to blend in the environment. Group Policy allows for centralized management of user and computer settings in Active Directory (AD). Group policy objects (GPOs) are containers for group policy settings made up of files stored within a predictable network ... Read More

GSPBC-1076 Discovery – Group Policy Discovery2023-11-15T02:52:25+00:00