Threat landscape for industrial automation systems. H1 2020

Beginning in H2 2019 we have observed a tendency for decreases in the percentages of attacked computers, both in the ICS and in the corporate and personal environments.

  • In H1 2020 the percentage of ICS computers on which malicious objects were blocked has decreased by 6.6 percentage points to 32.6%.
  • The number was highest in Algeria (58.1%), and lowest in Switzerland (12.7%).
  • Despite the overall tendency for the percentages of attacked computers to decrease, we did see the number grow in the Oil & Gas sector by 1.6 p.p. to 37.8% and by 1.9 p.p. to 39.9 % for computers used in building automation systems. These numbers are higher than the percentages around the world overall.

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Source: Kaspersky