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  • Intrinsically-secure PLC and RTU control
  • 10 or 20 channels of universal I/O
  • Free IEC 61131-3 engineering software
  • -40ºC to +80ºC temperature range
  • Rugged, all-metal case 5.4 in x 8.9 in x 2.3 in
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Cyber Attacks
 

Hackers halt plant operations in watershed cyber attack

December 18, 2017
Robert Bergman

It was only a matter of time. “Triton” has emerged as third computer virus discovered to date that is capable of disrupting industrial processes. The first, Stuxnet, was discovered in 2010 and was used to attack Iran’s nuclear program. The second, known as Crash Override or Industroyer, was discovered last year by researchers who said it was likely used in a December 2016 attack that cut power in Ukraine. In this case, the virus was used to attack Triconex safety systems in an undisclosed Saudi Arabian facility.
 
According to cyber investigators and the firm whose systems were targeted, the hackers were likely working for a nation-state to invade the safety system of a critical infrastructure facility in a watershed attack that halted plant operations. Department of Homeland Security spokesman Scott McConnell said the agency was looking into the matter “to assess the potential impact on critical infrastructure.”
 
Not to put too fine a point on it, but Bedrock Automation controllers with Cybershield™ were designed from the ground up specifically to stop this kind of attack in its tracks. Installing a Bedrock Secure Proxy solution “in front” of your existing ICS is a simple, cost effective way to introduce this powerful capability without replacing your entire ICS. A small investment that can pay huge dividends. Contact our sales team to learn more.

 
Cyber Attacks

NEWS RELEASE: New White Paper from Bedrock Automation Enables Comparison and Calculation of Industrial Control System Lifecycle Costs

July 18, 2018
Robert Bergman

San Jose, Calif. – July 18, 2018 – Bedrock Automation, maker of the Bedrock® Open Secure Automation (OSA®) system, has […]

Cyber Attacks

SECURE THE SYSTEM: Approaches to security for OPC UA SCADA systems

April 9, 2018
Robert Bergman

In his March feature for Water & Wastes Digest Chris Harlow explains how Open Secure Automation enables Secure OPC UA. […]

Cyber Attacks

Hackers Target Utility Control Systems

March 19, 2018
Robert Bergman

U.S government officials are urging water utilities to pay more attention to the rising threat of cyber attack. Recent discovery […]