Stuxnet Mitigation: Defense in Depth Needed
Stuxnet experts are jumping out from everywhere saying they know how to mitigate the worm and clear up any issues a system might have. There seem to be some differences in approach, but one thing is pretty much agreed to by all...
Stuxnet experts are jumping out from everywhere saying they know how to mitigate the worm and clear up any issues a system might have.
There seem to be some differences in approach, but one thing is pretty much agreed to by all: No single solution will block an attack like Stuxnet, but a comprehensive solution of countermeasures including process and policy can significantly reduce the negative consequences that result from such an attack.
Knowing this in advance means any mitigation strategy needs to be based on a solid defense-in-depth strategy that utilizes multiple, independent layers of protection. The members of the Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI) Stuxnet Project agree while it will always be possible to find flaws in any one solution it should be increasingly difficult to find and exploit flaws in a comprehensive solution that depends on multiple protective measures.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey