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Introducing Bedrock OSA® Remote

  • 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
 

Lessons From The Ukraine Electric Grid Hack

March 15, 2016
David Morris

This is a good read to get a technical understanding of the Ukraine cyber attack. Investigators have figured out all the details…

 

Some key items:

  • The attackers installed custom firmware on the Serial to Ethernet devices to “brick” them, rendering them inoperable so the operators could not communicate to the sub-stations.
  • The UPS were shut off by the attackers.  The attackers used a command line interface on an embedded web browser.  The header of the pertinent section of the article aptly states “Uninterruptible power supplies need protection, too”
  • “KillDisk” virus was used to wipe master boot records of the systems they hacked as well as to delete some logs.

 

What’s interesting about this attack (and must have many experts worried) is that they went after a lot of pieces of the ICS, not just the controller.  It shows that Bedrock’s strategy of securing all pieces of our system is right.  We’ve been asked: Why does the UPS and power supply need all this high tech security?  The answer: It keeps your lights on!

 
Cyber Attacks

NEWS RELEASE: Bedrock Open Secure Automation OSA® Remote Controller Wins Design News Golden Mousetrap Innovation Award

April 30, 2019
Robert Bergman

San Jose, California – February 13, 2019 – Bedrock Automation announced today that the editors of Design News have recognized […]

Cyber Attacks

System Integrator Reviews Bedrock Technology

February 28, 2019
Robert Bergman

System engineer Evan Hewitt of Corso Systems recently published a technical review of Bedrock Open Secure Automation offering on his […]

Cyber Attacks

NEWS RELEASE: New OSA® Advancements from Bedrock Automation Protect Legacy Systems, Support MQTT, and Enable Role Based Access Control (RBAC)

February 4, 2019
Robert Bergman

San Jose, Calif. – February 4, 2019 – Bedrock Automation, the world leader in Open Secure Automation (OSA®), has announced […]