Stuxnet Video: Mitigation strategy outlined
Part II of a video series on the Stuxnet worm one strategy that can help mitigate attacks like Stuxnet from infiltrating your system.
Security experts remain locked into researching the Stuxnet worm. They learned how it can infiltrate a system, but now experts are learning more about mitigation strategies that can keep the nasty worm out.
Joel Langill, a security consultant and host of a website at SCADAhacker.com devoted to control system security shows in Part II of a video series on the Stuxnet worm one strategy that can help mitigate attacks like Stuxnet from infiltrating your system.
This demo focuses on the Software Restriction Policy (SRP) within the Windows operating environment.
“Introduced in 2000 as part of Windows XP, SRP helps protect systems from unknown and possibly dangerous code,” Langill said.
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After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.