Security

 

Yokogawa consultant achieves Cybersecurity Expert status

Hooray! We are proud Yokogawa’s Cybersecurity Consultant Mark Hellinghuizer passed all ISA/IEC 62443 exams this summer. With this, he has reached the desired Cybersecurity Expert status. An excellent reason to ask Mark a few questions about this! Yokogawa stimulates cybersecurity

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Top 10 Cyber Security Vulnerabilities in Oil and Gas

Let me summarize the Top 10 Cyber Security Vulnerabilities in the Oil and Gas sector.

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How good is your Incident Response Plan?

One of the interesting characteristics of human beings is being wary of what is happening around and also at the same time, being skeptical about certain situations. This character of us is also extended to Cyber Security, where we often

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How do you prevent a ransomware incident?

In February 2020, the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) reported that ransomware impacted a U.S. pipeline operator. At one of the natural gas compression facilities of an undisclosed operator, both IT and ICS assets were affected by the

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Anatomy of a Cyber Attack – ICS ATT&CK Matrix – Part 2

In the previous article, Anatomy of a cyber attack- ICS Cyber Kill Chain-Part 1– we briefly went through the phases of a cyber attack and how an adversary can select their targets, initiate attacks, etc. The Cyber Kill Chain helps

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Anatomy of a Cyber Attack- ICS Cyber Kill Chain- Part 1

The extensive cyber intrusions on Oil and Gas companies have revealed that these intrusions are not just a one-off scenario to talk about, rather it demands a theoretical approach to understand the attack more precisely. There has been a wide

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What’s the real Problem with COVID-19 and Cyber Security?

COVID-19 While you are reading this, you are more than likely working from home because of COVID-19. During the last three weeks, I have read many stories about the virus and to me, the big question was always the same:

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Asset Discovery and Inventory- Why is it so important?

With attention to recent industrial cyber attacks such as the Ukrainian power grid attack in 2015 or the Triton/Trisis Malware attack in 2017, it is becoming more and more important to identify and remediate vulnerabilities in Operational Technology (OT). This

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“Cyber Security is a Guarantee for economic Success”- Interview with Fatih Denizdas

Fatih Denizdas, Head of Automation Cyber Security at Yokogawa Germany, has 25 years of IT and OT expertise with a focus on worldwide Cyber Security projects. Since October 2019, he leads the Automation Cyber Security department in Germany. As a

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7 tips for unbeatable Passwords

Today, 11 February 2020, is Safer Internet Day. This global day of action focuses on the motto “Together for a better Internet”. How can we make the most of the tremendous opportunities that the Internet offers in the course of

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