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October 23, 2021

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Dragos’ Miller urges greater visibility into operating systems during FERC conference

By Charlie Mitchell / October 4, 2021

Defenders lack the necessary visibility into electricity sector operational technology and industrial control systems to defend against the sophisticated ransomware and other cyber attacks now faced by power companies, according to Dragos’ Ben Miller, who said at a FERC technical conference that the proper incentives are missing.

“Ransomware within OT/ICS (and the North American Bulk Electric System) has been deployed within various facilities, both in North America, and globally. Such attacks are defendable, though they require more visibility of both...

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