According to a recent BBC article, about 7,600 plants around the world are using vulnerable software that can be exploited by relatively unsophisticated attackers. These bugs can give attackers remote access to control systems, and security researchers place some of the blame on weak security for Industrial Control Systems (ICS).
How can we improve the security of ICS critical to our everyday life?
Listen to episode 134 of our Security Slice podcast and hear Craig Young and Tyler Reguly discuss why this issue needs mainstream press attention, why fictional hacking stories make users less concerned about security, and two ways to improve ICS security.
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