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 […]

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 […]

How to Protect OT/ICS Environments at a Water Facility?

Water cybersecurity

In the past decade, disclosed cyberattacks experienced by water facilities and other utility companies have shown us the consequences of not being prepared. Operational Technology (OT) and Industrial Control Systems (ICS) comprehend fragile instruments that often are attractive targets for cybercriminals, being aware that often their cyber hygiene is incomplete and outdated mechanisms used in […]