Evolving OT Cyber Attacks – Theory to Reality | Recorded Webinar

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This webinar segment originally aired during the CS2AI Symposium: Industrial Security Road Trip blockbuster event. In it, Rees presented findings into OT cyber attacks with physical consequences from 2010 until mid-2022. Don’t miss this dramatic look into the numbers and the trends that impacted industrial cyber systems, and leave with some powerful new ideas that could help break this tidal wave.

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Resources – 2021 OT Cyber Attacks Trend Analysis

ICSSTRIVE threat report OT Security Incidents ebook (small)

In 2021, of 64 incidents reported in discrete manufacturing and process industries, 22 were OT cyber attacks with physical consequences. These attacks represent a 144% increase over such incidents in 2020. Almost all these attacks resulted from targeted ransomware and impacted multiple sites. These findings and others are documented in the new report. which is a cooperation of Greg Hale from ICSSTRIVE and Andrew Ginter from Waterfall Security Solutions.

In This Report:
  • 2021 Data OT Outages
  • Ransomware Consequences
  • Future Recommendations
  • Conclusions

Discover more resources here

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About Rees Machtemes , P.Eng.

Rees is a professional engineer with 15 years of diverse, hands-on experience with both IT and OT systems. He’s designed power generation and transmission substations, automated a food and beverage plant, audited and tested private and government telecom solutions, and supported IT data centres and OT hardware vendors. This experience has led him to champion cyber-safe systems design and architecture.

An obsessive tinkerer and problem-solver, you’ll often spot him next to a soldering station, mechanic’s toolbox, or stack of UNIX servers. He holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alberta.

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