Artikelen door Claire Doorschodt

The importance of proper backups

As an organisation, it is necessary to have a good working backup system. Due to increasing cyber incidents, such as ransomware attacks, there is an increasing risk of data loss. Back-ups are therefore necessary to restore the systems quickly. Depending on the size of the organisation, you can opt for a simple or a complex […]

Knowing your IT and your OT cybersecurity posture

The DCMR Environmental service conducted a study into the cybersecurity risks and resilience at BRZO/SEVESO companies in South Holland and Zeeland. DCMR stated that more attention is needed for digital resilience at this type of high risk companies. This study shows that some larger companies in particular have already taken the necessary cyber security measures, […]

iTanks breakfast presentation – 23 september 2021

On Thursday 23 September 2021 iTanks organizes a Pitch Breakfast at 07.30 am. The program MKB010>>Next inspires, informs and stimulates small and medium sized companies to do digital, sustainable and circular business. During the iTanks Pitch Breakfast MKB010>>Next a number of innovative parties from the iTanks network will pitch. Especially for iTanks, Ewald Coenraad will give […]

CR-Team in the KH Engine

We are the CR-Team – Cyber Resilience Team and are an independent cyber security provider with a focus on securing Industrial Automation & Control Systems (IACS). With a broad spectrum of security services, we can improve the resilience of your OT infrastructure and defend the continuity of your operations. Our cyber specialist Ewald Coenraad has years […]

Work of the CR-Team during the Coronavirus (Covid-19)

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) affects us all in our daily work and requires measures to prevent it from spreading. The health of our employees, customers, business relations and partners remains our first priority. We therefore strictly follow government guidelines. Our products and services, as we carry them out on a daily basis, are decentralised from our […]

Critical bugs affecting ICS devices require very little skill to exploit

The US Cert has reported on multiple critical vulnerabilities in Rockwell Automation PLC’s. The affected systems are: MicroLogix 1400 Controllers, MicroLogix 1100 Controllers, RSLogix 500 Software The bugs could allow an attacker to gain access to sensitive project file information, including passwords. Rating 9.8 out of 10 on the CVSS v3 severity scale, the bugs […]

Natural Gas Facilities Disrupted by Ransomware Attack

This week it became public that multiple industrial facilities had interrupted operations due to ransomware attacks. This led to a disruption of human-machine interfaces (HMIs), data historians, and polling servers, which were no longer able to process data from low-level industrial control systems (ICS). Human operators could no longer monitor processes, but the attack did […]

Smart Factory honeypot shows threats to ICS/SCADA

A recent research paper about an ICS honeypot is great in several ways: It shows how easy it is to set up a fake company. These ‘companies’ can then be used for fraud and phishing (terminal spoofing for example) but also for malware distribution. You learn which vulnerabilities attract attackers. It describes perfectly how hackers […]