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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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