6-10-19 – News This Past Week

A backdoor in Optergy tech could remotely shut down a smart building ‘with one click’
An advisory said an attacker could gain “full system access” through an “undocumented backdoor script.” This, the advisory said, could allow the attacker to run commands on a vulnerable device with the highest privileges.

A backdoor in Optergy tech could remotely shut down a smart building ‘with one click’

Industrial cybersecurity strategies need a radical rethink and should be built from the ground up
Steering away from traditional “air-gapped” models (having no external connections) and embracing the underlying premise of Industry 4.0 for ICS is not an easy task. The same security procedures, protocols, network/user/device protection, and ID management that make sense in corporate IT environments cannot be applied to industrial ones.

Industrial cybersecurity strategies need a radical rethink and should be built from the ground up

IoT Security Regulation is on the Horizon
Perhaps the most infamous of these incidents is Genesis Toys’ My Friend Cayla doll, which was banned in Germany in 2017 and labeled an “espionage device” due to vulnerabilities that allowed takeover by third parties

IoT Security Regulation is on the Horizon

Several Vulnerabilities Found in Cisco Industrial Network Director
Cisco on Wednesday informed customers that several vulnerabilities, including a code execution flaw classified as “high severity,” have been found in the company’s Industrial Network Director product
https://www.securityweek.com/several-vulnerabilities-found-cisco-industrial-network-director

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