Patriot Blog

Common SCADA System Threats and Vulnerabilities

As any IT manager understands, particularly those managing SCADA and industrial control networks, keeping SCADA systems safe from security threats isn’t just about peace of mind. These systems control critical components of industrial automation networks. If there’s a problem with them, essential... Read More

Secure Your SCADA System for Water Distribution

With the ever-growing threat of cyber terrorism, cyber security experts are becoming concerned with the vulnerability of SCADA systems used to monitor and control water distribution systems. As each SCADA system has a slightly different configuration, each has a different degree of... Read More

Securing SCADA Systems for Electric Power Distributors

Automation through SCADA has allowed us to scale our critical infrastructures and build an impressive electrical grid. There’s a problem, however: SCADA systems are essentially a backdoor for cyber criminals, international saboteurs, and other malicious types to launch unprecedented attacks that could... Read More

Think About Breach Readiness to Achieve Security

Studies show that nearly 50% of companies had at least one security incident during the last year prompting organizations to increase their security budgets to try to protect themselves. But, while IT has the responsibility for data breach protection, it's the business... Read More

Preventing Cyber Attacks on Critical Infrastructure

Any cyber attack has the potential of being expensive. Analyzing an attack, understanding what attackers were after, assessing the damage, and other post-attack procedures are all necessary but costly consequences of these kinds of breaches. Cyber attacks on critical infrastructure however, are... Read More