The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security issued a joint report detailing malware attacks targeting employees of companies that operate nuclear power plants in the U.S., including the Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation in Burlington, Kan., according to the cybersecurity firm Tripwire.
The FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), established in 2000 to receive complaints of Internet crime, released its annual report, revealing the organization received an average of 800 complaints a day and that Americans lost $1.33 billion in 2016.
Farpointe Data posted the first radio frequency identification (RFID) Cybersecurity Vulnerability Checklist for access control manufacturers, distributors, integrators and end users to use to protect their access control systems from becoming hacker gateways to their facilities and IT systems.
Synopsys Inc. released the results of the study “Medical Device Security: An Industry Under Attack and Unprepared to Defend,” which found that 67 percent of medical device manufacturers and 56 percent of healthcare delivery organizations (HDOs) believe an attack on a medical device built or in use by their organizations is likely to occur over the next 12 months.
PSA Security Network expanded its suite of cybersecurity products and service offerings designed for physical security systems integrators. New partnerships have been formed with IDmachines, Secure Global Solutions, and itSM Solutions which will give PSA integrators access to networked security solutions system diagnostics tools, system and network support solutions, and NIST Cybersecurity Framework training services to help them expand their own cybersecurity offerings and education.
TEC 2017 will be here in just a few short weeks. The annual PSA security conference for all security integrators will take place May 7-11 at the Westin in Westminster, Colo., and will feature 19 certification programs, and more than 100 educational sessions.
Cybersecurity is a huge concern today, particularly as more and more devices are connected to networks in the ever-growing Internet of Things (IoT) trend. So it’s no surprise that the audience for yesterday’s keynote presentation by Philip Celestini, section chief of the FBI’s Cyber Division, filled virtually every available space in room 701.