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Five takeaways from the Oldsmar water facility attack

February 15, 2021
A wastewater treatment plant outside of Baltimore, Md. Today’s columnist, Andrea Carcano of Nozomi Networks, points out that the attempted attack at the water facility February 5 in Oldsmar, Fla., underscores the vulnerability of similar plants around the country. Carcano offers five takeaways security teams can put to work. KristianBjornard CreativeCommons (Credit: CC BY-SA 2.0)
  • Secure remote access. 
  • Inventory all assets.
  • Identify and patch vulnerabilities.
  • Monitor for anomalies in processes and controls.
  • Integrate OT and IT network security.
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