US wants to isolate power grids with ‘retro’ technology to limit cyber-attacks

The US is very close to improving power grid security by mandating the use of “retro” (analog, manual) technologies on US power grids as a defensive measure against foreign cyber-attacks that could bring down power distribution as a result. The Read More …

Newsmaker Interview: Bruce Schneier on Physical Cyber Threats

Bruce Schneier discusses the clash between critical infrastructure and cyber threats. Attacks on physical devices and infrastructure offer a new target for cyber crime, a new opportunity for espionage and even a few front in cyber war. Rather than exploit Read More …

A Faraday cage or air gap can’t protect your device data from these two cyberattacks

Two common methods of physical cybersecurity, air gapping and Faraday cages, have been found breachable in two papers released by researchers from Ben-Gurion University. Faraday cages are grounded cages made of electrically conductive material that can completely block electromagnetic fields and signals. Read More …