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Curiosity and passion guide Antoine to become a pentester at Sentryo

Antoine de Nervaux is a security engineer at Sentryo. Today he will be talking about his background and experiences as well as what motivated him to work in industrial cybersecurity. His story is sure to inspire others to follow in his footsteps!   Can you tell us about your background? I started with a two-year [...]

December 14th, 2016|ICS & Cybersecurity, Non classifié(e)|

Go programming language: bringing more solid and reliable solutions to cybersecurity

Rémy Mathieu, an R&D engineer at Sentryo, is specialized in Golang, a programming language created by Google and used in Sentryo to develop innovative technology for its ICS CyberVision solution. Applying this new technology and all its practical functions to cybersecurity is what makes Sentryo stand out from the crowd. Rémy is here to give [...]

November 30th, 2016|Innovation, Non classifié(e)|

The Lansing Board of Water & Light falls victim to a ransomware attack

A cyberattack, or more specifically a ransomware attack, paralyzed the information system of an American utility plant for an entire week. This is a first for this type of infrastructure, although identical malware had already struck a hospital in California last February. This is a modus operandi inevitably on the rise as its power to [...]

November 16th, 2016|Non classifié(e), Use cases|

Food safety: the Mars chocolate recall blunder

The incident, which took place last February, attracted an array of international coverage from the press. The agri-food giant Mars had to recall millions of its products from 55 countries following the discovery of a piece of plastic in one of its world famous chocolate bars. The key facts at a glance: In January 2016, [...]

November 8th, 2016|Non classifié(e), Use cases|

Attention all CISOs: The how-tos of launching an ICS cybersecurity project

The ICS (Industrial Control System) lies at the root of the challenge of industrial cybersecurity. As a preferred target for attackers striking the industrial sector, it is, or rather, should be a CISO’s (Chief Information Security Officer) main concern.  At a time when Gartner Inc. estimates the damages caused by cybercrime to industries will reach [...]

November 3rd, 2016|ICS & Cybersecurity, Non classifié(e)|

Cyber security: trains now in the firing line of hackers

The British rail network came under attack from hackers 4 times in 2015. Although the attacks are said to have been purely exploratory in nature, the consequences could have been dramatic both for the company and for the passengers. This surge in malicious acts in the space of a year can be said to be [...]

October 11th, 2016|Non classifié(e), Use cases|

The 4 most iconic industrial cyberattacks

The French Network and Information Security Agency (Agence nationale de la sécurité des systèmes d’information or ANSSI) presented its 2015 Annual Review last month. The review highlighted industrial sites as being the principal target for the majority of major cyber-attacks taking place over the past year. Yet industrial players critically lack awareness on the subject [...]

September 28th, 2016|Non classifié(e), Use cases|

SOC: the key to cybersecurity for industrial networks

The number of cyberattacks against industrial networks are multiplying and all organisations are now concerned. Organizations that are finding themselves at risk are increasingly relying on SOC’s for better protection. In doing so, they are combining innate prevention measures with IT systems surveillance. Similar approaches must now go on to take precedence in the industry. [...]

September 13th, 2016|Non classifié(e), Use cases|

The new professional cybercrime industry: ever more lucrative and threatening

Financial losses from cyber attacks increased by 28% between 2014 and 2015 for French businesses. Statistics on the evolution of the cybercrime industry are clear and unambiguous: the attackers are making more and more money from their operations. Furthermore, the cybercrime industry is becoming an increasingly professional marketplace. Why and how are cybercriminal networks enjoying [...]

September 6th, 2016|Non classifié(e), Threat Intelligence|

Cyberattacks and Industries: protect yourself (also) from the inside!

The 4th International Nuclear Security Summit  was held in Washington, D.C. in early April. One of the culminating moments was Interpol’s subscription to the joint statement that was, aimed at supporting national public policies in their fight against internal threats. For many, cyberattacks evoke the idea of an external threat: Ill-intentioned people, whose identities remain [...]

August 30th, 2016|Non classifié(e), Threat Intelligence|