Control Systems," a number of industry experts weighed in on what the cybersecurity US-CERT
alert means toAutomation World readers.
alert notes that the "threat actors compromised the infrastructure of trusted organizations to reach intended targets.
is charged with providing response support and
encouraged users and administrators to use caution when encountering these types of email messages and take the following preventative measures to protect themselves from phishing scams and malware campaigns:
provides a single accountable focal point to improve the Nation's cyber security posture, coordinate cyber information-sharing, and proactively manage cyber risks to the Nation while protecting the constitutional rights of Americans.
ISMG's coverage at RSA includes more than 30 video interviews with speakers ranging from Eduardo Perez, SVP of Risk Services at Visa to US-CERT
Director Ann Barron-DiCamillo and senior leaders of security products vendors such as HP, CA Technologies and BAE Systems Applied Analytics.
Homeland Security's US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT
) said the flaw
announced on April 10, 2014 in its advisory about 'Heartbleed' OpenSSL vulnerability that can potentially impact internet communications and transmissions that were otherwise intended to be encrypted.
One particular potential source for standards of care may come from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and The Department of Homeland Security's United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT
Appendices cover relevant publications form governmental agencies and organizations for USA and EU, including lists of NIST, US-CERT
, ENISA, and APCO and a comprehensive list of online resources.
Take advantage of free resources such as the Verizon Data Breach Reports and US-CERT
. The important thing is to limit your serious preparations to the top several most credible incident types you are likely to encounter.
Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT
),continued to advise users to disable the Javabrowser plug-in despite the release of Java 7 Update 11, citing concerns that similar attacks might occur in the future.