Friday, February 4, 2011

Cyber Vulnerable

"Cyber Vulnerable" is a new one for me and makes me giggle like a school girl. It's likeable in a way that only unnecessarily adding 'cyber' in front of things can be liked.

Here's the original story.

I do agree with this excerpt, though:
Exclusions for non-routable protocols are ludicrous. They are cyber vulnerable and make up most of the communications in utility operations.
Media converters are rampant in ICS networks and effectively give serial-based devices, which the asset owner intended to 'hide' behind serial communication, an IP address thereby becoming addressable and reachable by a routable protocol.

Is a media converter the new "We're secure. We have a firewall and anti-virus"?

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Cybersecurity Posters

You can find them all here.

There are a few good ones in there, but I can't help adding my own commentary to some of them.

"The best security has many layers...and makes you cry when you try to implement it."

"The best cybersecurity has many layers...and tastes delicious." 
"The best cybersecurity has many layers...and goes well with Freedom Fries."

"What's in Your Computer? Scan Regularly for Viruses...and always check for teh Stuxnet"

"Don't use default passwords...or sharks will eat you."