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CISA cites separating physical and IT assets among lessons from pipeline ransomware attacks

February 20, 2020 |
Sara Friedman

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency used an alert on a recent ransomware attack on a natural gas facility to urge pipeline security organizations to separate operational technology and information technology networks, while security firms jumped on this week's message from CISA to share advice on how to avoid similar attacks in the future.

CISA issued the alert Tuesday detailing the incident and providing best practices to mitigate ransomware attacks. The attack lasted approximately two days and blocked human...


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