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Why Threat Deception Technology Adoption is Soaring

Reading Time: 3 minutes  |  Published: April 22, 2019 in Attivo News
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Unlike other security solutions, Attivo focuses on detecting the threats that have bypassed perimeter security controls, which all determined attackers eventually do. Highly authentic deception traps, along with data, application, and credential lures are deployed to attract an attacker into engaging and revealing their presence....

Attivo Networks Powers up with Energy Impact Partners

Reading Time: 3 minutes  |  Published: March 21, 2019 in Press Release
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Utility-backed venture capital firm invests in company to secure energy operations and security infrastructure Fremont, CA – March 21, 2019 – Attivo Networks®, the award-winning leader in deception for cybersecurity threat detection, today announced that Energy Impact Partners (EIP), a leading utility-backed energy investment and innovation firm,...

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Critical Vulnerabilities Found in Nuke Plant Radiation Monitors

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: August 4, 2017 in Industry News
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Researchers have discovered multiple unpatched vulnerabilities in different radiation monitoring devices that could be leveraged by attackers to reduce personnel safety, delay detection of radiation leaks, or help international smuggling of radioactive material. In a paper (PDF) delivered by Ruben Santamarta, principal security consultant at Seattle-based...

The Benefits of Deception for SCADA Environments

Reading Time: 3 minutes  |  Published: March 1, 2017 in Blogs, Energy
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Written By: Carolyn Crandall, CMO & Chief Deception Officer -Recently, SC Magazine published an article covering several vulnerabilities that Positive Technologies found in GE supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems where an attacker could intercept passwords and disrupt utility and factory operations. While...

US Power Grid in Imminent Danger of Cyber-Attack

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: January 9, 2017 in Industry News
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The US Energy Department says the electricity system "faces imminent danger" from cyber-attacks, which are growing more frequent and sophisticated, but grid operators say they are already on top of the problem. In the department’s Quadrennial Energy Review, it warned that a widespread power outage caused...

Malware attack targets European energy companies

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: July 12, 2016 in Industry News
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The Labs team at malware protection company SentinelOne has discovered a sophisticated malware campaign that's specifically targeting at least one European energy company. The malware, called SFG, is the mother ship of an earlier malware sample called Furtim, which targets the industrial automation control systems with...