The frequency of cyberattacks on industrial operations has increased in recent years, with ransomware attacks particularly acute in Saudi Arabia, according to KPMG’s latest publication on Industrial cyber defense.
According to Kaspersky ICS CERT, almost one in three industrial computer was subject to malicious activity in H1 2021. During the first half of 2021, cybercriminals intensively used various types of spyware and malicious scripts while performing their attacks.
Trend Micro in association with operational technology (OT) security specialist, TXOne Networks has partnered with Oregon systems, a regional leader & distributor of security solutions, for the distribution of its OT security solutions in the region.
Forescout Technologies announced the expansion of its global alliance with BT to include network segmentation and operational technology (OT) security with Forescout’s comprehensive device visibility and control platform.
Sergej Epp, Chief Security Officer, Central Europe region at Palo Alto Networks explains that despite the growing concerns about OT security in the backdrop of NonPetya, STUXNET or Shamoon type attacks, achieving industrial cybersecurity is not too hard to establish.