11.7.2017

CrashOverride – a threat to electricity networks?

By Jarkko Holappa

The latest analyses of malware targeting automation systems, published in early June, are yet another reminder of the ability of such online threats to cause physical damage. While it is not new, this malware known as CrashOverride or Industroyer, has remained relatively unknown to the general public. It is thought to have made its debut in a cyber attack against a power grid in Ukraine in December 2016, causing an outage in Kiev lasting about an hour.

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16.9.2016

Would you let an Information Security Consultant inside your production facilities?

By Jarkko Holappa

Between industrial automation and traditional IT there is a void, that hasn’t been used to cross in either direction. The somewhat justified view of automation experts is that IT doesn’t understand the principles and limitations of automation environment. Manufacturing equipment don’t communicate using protocols that are understood by IT engineers and either the solutions offered by IT consultants may no longer be valid when moving to the production facilities.

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30.9.2015

Detect and prevent - Nixu participated in SANS Institute’s ICS Security Summit

By Kalle Luukkainen

In addition to building layers of protection, cyber security for the Industrial Internet requires situational awareness.

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22.6.2015

Greetings from the Vienna IAEA Information Security Conference

By Jarkko Holappa

By now, it should be evident that information security is an integral part of nuclear safety.

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29.5.2015

Information security has become a part of nuclear safety

By Jarkko Holappa

Increasingly, modern nuclear power plants use digital automation systems. Because of this, information security has become an integral part of nuclear safety.

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21.5.2015

Information security of industrial internet brings a competitive edge

By Kalle Luukkainen

Finnish manufacturing industry is heading towards industrial internet at full speed.

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