Getting Ahead of the Triton ICS Attack

Preventing sophisticated malware from shutting down critical infrastructure systems

In December 2017 reports emerged about an unprecedented attack on the safety systems of an energy plant in the Middle East. Now known as Triton or Trisis, this attack specifically targeted and compromised the Triconex industrial safety technology made by Schneider Electric. Given the complexity and sophistication of the attack, it is widely believed to have been state-sponsored.