The Next Disruptive ICS Attack: 3 Likely Sources for Major Disruptions



Faced with rows of empty gas pumps, many Americans on the East Coast may be wondering why this happened, whether it will happen again, or if there is anything we can do to avoid future catastrophe. The unpleasant truth of the matter is that this will certainly not be the last time society is disrupted due to attackers targeting critical industrial control systems (ICS). The impact of such an attack is amplified by the growing reliance on automation and antiquated protocols throughout many OT networks.

In this blog series, I will be discussing three potential types of ICS attackers along with their capabilities and the potential consequences of their actions.

Read more…