Iranian Hackers Access Unprotected ICS at Israeli Water Facility

Over the years, cybersecurity professionals have warned organizations in the energy and water sectors of the dangers of exposed Human Machine Interface systems which are easy targets for malicious actors. The need to secure HMIs in the water sector came to light recently, when a group of Iranian hackers accessed to an unprotected Industrial Control […]

Cybersecurity: A Foundational Requirement for a Modern Water Utility

Water is an essential commodity needed in every society. In fact, it is a basic need of life and an enabler of key industries like agriculture, power generation, construction, technology. Due to this, the treatment, extraction and discharge of wastewater back to the environment by utility firms must be given adequate attention. In addition, a […]


Cybersecurity Lock

Cases of cyber-attacks on water facilities across the globe are starting to rise as hackers seek to control systems of wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations, and sewers. One of such instances occurred only a few months ago when the Israeli authorities alleged that Iran was conducting a cyber-campaign targeting the country’s water and sewage facilities. […]

Avoiding Cybersecurity Risks at Water Treatment & Sewer Facilities

Avoiding Cybersecurity Risks at Water Treatment & Sewer Facilities

Water treatment and sewer facilities have become a frequent target for malicious parties and cyberattacks. This kind of facility has a crucial role in our societies’ infrastructure, so shocking their operations come with a high cost. Industrial Control Systems (ICS), since connected to the internet, are exposed to major threats that organizations, both public and […]