July 1, 2018

The Ubiquity of Targets

When I heard about the Russian attacks on home routers using the VPNFilter malware, I had two immediate thoughts.  First, take care of my home router […]
June 22, 2018

Cyber-Secure Manufacturing MSc

Developed in response to growing threats posed by Industry 4.0 and the development of Smart Factories. This course has been developed for manufacturing engineers/managers to help […]
June 12, 2018

Dragonfly: How Britain’s energy sector was hacked

Last June, on the day the British public went to the polls in the 2017 general election, the country’s energy system was hit by a major […]
June 2, 2018

Nation-State Group Hacked 500,000 Routers to Prepare a Cyber-Attack on Ukraine

Security researchers from Cisco said today that they’ve detected a giant botnet of hacked routers that appears to be preparing for a cyber-attack on Ukraine. Researchers […]
May 9, 2018

Barriers to adopting the EU NIS Directive

Those who have been concerned about the cyber resilience of Operational Technologies (OT) will have celebrated the inception of the EU Network and Information Systems Directive […]
March 16, 2018

Cyber Security continues to be a hot topic

Mike Loginov CEO of the Ascot Barclay Group (ABG) Center, with retired Group Chairman Sir Kevin Tebbit (Right) former Director of GCHQ and Permanent Under Secretary for […]
November 25, 2017

You call that a gap?

The Energy Sector is feeling a little bit left behind but actually they should feel too distant from other verticals all of whom are woefully under-resourced, […]
September 28, 2017

UK Launch Luncheon

Announcing the UK launch luncheon of The International Operational Technology Association (IOTSA) which is to be held on Thursday 5th October 2017 for a strictly limited […]
September 21, 2017

Patching OT Systems – Why bother?

Malware exploiting zero-day vulnerabilities within Microsoft operating systems (OS) looks like a trend that is set to continue explains Serkan Yusuf (OT Security Consultant and Founder […]
September 20, 2017

Delivery Excellence in OT Cyber Security

High calibre Project Execution alone is not sufficient to deliver a successful Operational Technology  cyber security programme, organisations need to consider other capabilities, as Andy Oliver […]
September 13, 2017

Encryption Crackdown

While losing the encrypted messages features from messaging formats like WhatsApp will not usually affect end users at all, and the discussion is heavily on terrorism […]
August 17, 2017

Template Injection Attacks

Widely used by web applications, template engines allow the presentation of dynamic data in web pages and emails. Critical vulnerabilities frequently are found where user input […]
August 4, 2017

BREAKING: Keynote Speaker

The IOTSA are pleased to announce that John Noble CBE, from the National Cyber Security Centre, will be speaking at the European Launch Luncheon of the […]
August 1, 2017

Operational Technology and Industry

Most people are familiar with the term Information Technology, or IT, and the way it refers to the use of computers in the storage, manipulation, transmission […]