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Ukrainian power attack a wake-up call, says Canadian utility CIRO

A malware attack on a Ukrainian electrical utility that cut power for several hours to 1.4 million people just before...

January 5th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Shocking debate: How unprepared are electrical utilities for cyber attacks?

When mischief makers and thugs want to create chaos in a country these days among their first targets are the...

December 3rd, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Canada not doing enough to protect critical infrastructure: Expert

Just before security consultant Ray Boisvert stood to address a Toronto conference on cyber security and Canadian critical infrastructure, the...

September 29th, 2015 Howard Solomon


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North American grid is vulnerable to cyber attacks

North American energy utilities are more vulnerable than ever to cyber attacks launched by criminals, terrorists and foreign states, says...

May 12th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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Tibco releases Spotfire 6.5 with new desktop, mobile metrics

Business intelligence vendor Tibco has released version 6.5 of its Spotfire business analytics and visualization platform. The company says that...

April 29th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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Fortinet, SRI partner in SCADA network security research

Network security firm Fortinet Inc., has entered into a strategic alliance with non-profit research organization Stanford Research Institute (SRI) to...

December 9th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

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New Cisco software saves energy on any IP-connected device

In an increasingly urbanized world, 70 per cent of all energy is consumed by cities, and of that, 70 per...

November 21st, 2013 Dave Webb

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Oil, gas field sensors exposed to radio wave attack

Software vulnerabilities in sensors used by many oil and gas companies to monitor industrial processes are leaving these businesses vulnerable...

July 26th, 2013 nestor e. arellano