Monthly Archives: July 2010

Red Tiger Security, tells Black Hat attendees on Wednesday that security issues arising from modernizing critical infrastructure systems are creating a “ticking time bomb.”

  LAS VEGAS–While computer users fret about online identity theft and corporate executives worry about digital espionage, security issues in critical infrastructure affecting every single person present even more cause for alarm, an expert said at the Black Hat conference here on Wednesday. “SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems are a lot less secure […]

U.S. Plans Cyber Shield for Utilities, Companies

    The control room at a nuclear-power plant in Limerick, Pa. The National Security Agency’s ‘Perfect Citizen’ program will detect cyber assaults on critical infrastructure, but could also help companies in other fields, such as Google, which sustained a major attack late last year. The federal government is launching an expansive program dubbed “Perfect […]