In the News2018-08-28T22:23:08+00:00


GreyEnergy Spy APT Mounts Sophisticated Effort Against Critical Infrastructure

By |October 24th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized, Virsec in the News|

Threat Post & Journal of CyberPolicy, October 19, 2018, with comments by Ray DeMeo; Most people in the cybersecurity space remember BlackEnergy, the advanced persistent threat (APT) responsible for attacking and shutting down electrical grids in Ukraine in December three years ago. Now BlackEnergy has an architecturally similar and more modern successor, GreyEnergy, that’s emerged this past week. While it’s [...]

7 best practices for working with cybersecurity startups

By |October 17th, 2018|Categories: Virsec in the News|

CSO Online, October 9, 2018, with comments by Atiq Raza; Cybersecurity startups are in a unique position to assist organizations with their security. They can move and react more nimbly to situations and bring innovations to market quickly, sometimes faster than their larger competitors. They sometimes can be more available and provide more customized services. But there are risks as [...]

Aveva World Summit 2018

By |October 12th, 2018|Categories: Virsec in the News|

Live from Aveva World Summit. Vishal Mahna, Global Practice Head for Monitoring and Control at AVEVA, along with Atiq Raza and Saurabh Sharma, Virsec Systems. https://www.facebook.com/avevasolutions/videos/481708952330297/ #AvevaWorld Summit 2018

Facebook breach could have impacted third-party apps; Is huge GDPR fine on the horizon?

By |October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Virsec in the News|

Personal information and possibly third-party applications compromised Facebook can't seem to get off the hot seat. Now they’re facing another, possibly even bigger and worse data breach affecting 50 million, possibly even 90 million or more people. What makes it worse is other accounts users are connected to – Instragram, Spotify, and more – are likely also impacted by the [...]

Critical infrastructures for ICS security and ICS SCADA security will have to operate if there’s malware on it or not

By |September 20th, 2018|Categories: Virsec in the News|

Listen to the webinar this article is based on; Expert commentary given from Major General Robert Wheeler, retired US Air Force, and former Deputy Chief Information Officer for Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4) and Information Infrastructure Capabilities (DCIO for C4IIC), US Air Force, expressed this viewpoint in a webinar organized this past week by California-based cyber-security firm Virsec. Industrial control [...]

Virsec and Aveva Talk Security at Aveva World Conference 2018

By |September 13th, 2018|Categories: Virsec in the News|

Willy Leichter, Virsec, leads 3-minute talk with Rashesh Mody and Satya Gupta about tackling security challenges facing the ICS industry. Watch the interview Willy: We’re here at the Aveva World Conference in Dallas, Texas and we’re speaking with Rashesh Mody (Aveva) and Satya Gupta. We want to briefly talk about some of the security challenges that seem to be facing [...]

In Today’s Environment of Everyday CyberThreats, How Can We Out Smart the Attackers?

By |September 8th, 2018|Categories: Video Blog, Virsec in the News|

Listen to interview from Black Hat 2018 Most every day we can read about another business falling prey to a sophisticated cyberattack and its customers suffering through another compromise of their data. Most businesses think it won’t happen to them – until it does. Not all companies are targets, but not all malware specifies a target. ICS/SCADA facilities is especially [...]