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This section provides content of interest to professionals who understand and audit legal and regulatory compliance in cybersecurity, risk management, internal policies management and compliance, or are responsible for internal training in cybersecurity.

CORBAsec security in CORBA middleware

CORBAsec: security in CORBA middleware

Posted on 01/20/2022, by INCIBE
Not all industrial control systems operate with the same programming language given that, depending on the manufacturer, devices will work with a specific software and programming language. This may be a problem for plant managers in industrial systems, as the interconnectivity between devices becomes impossible, or at least, is further complicated. One solution that has emerged in order to connect systems from different operating systems is CORBA standard and CORBAsec, its development with added security.
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Threat analysis study: Hive

Posted on 12/20/2021, by INCIBE
The malicious code of the ransomware known as ‘Hive’ represents a threat to all users, as it implements encryption functionalities on the information in an infected computer, making simple recovery of the data impossible. This threat attempts to use extortion to recover the information, demanding a payment and threatening publication of part of the stolen information on a blog through the network Tor if the payment is not forthcoming.
Ransomware: response measures

Ransomware: response measures

Posted on 12/16/2021, by INCIBE
Cyberattacks using ransomware are one of the main threats for companies all over the world and Spain is the tenth most affected country. For this reason, this article, in continuation of previous posts on measures of prevention and detection, looks in detail at how to respond these attacks.
CII: evolve measurement

EVOLVE: organisations’ capacity to adapt and improve their services after a cyberattack

Posted on 11/25/2021, by INCIBE
All organisations must be prepared so that, after the impact of a cyberattack, it may change, improve and adapt its processes and services. For this reason, it is necessary to protect the main business processes using a set of tasks that allow the organisation to evolve after a serious incident to redesign its strategies and minimise the possible impact of future cyberattacks
New generation antivirus

New generation antivirus applied to OT environments

Posted on 10/28/2021, by INCIBE
The new generations of antiviruses may entail an improvement in the OT environment, since special care must be taken with the assets, networks and communications of Industrial Control Systems. They can also help secure our industries against the increasingly frequent cyberattacks directed against them.
CII recover goal

RECOVER: the capacity of organizations to restore their services following a cyber-attack

Posted on 10/07/2021, by INCIBE
It is necessary to protect the main business processes through a set of tasks that allow the organisation to recover from a major incident in a timeframe that does not compromise the continuity of its services. This ensures a planned response to any security breach.
Ransomware: preventative measures (II)

Ransomware: preventative measures (II)

Posted on 09/30/2021, by INCIBE
Cyberattacks using ransomware are one of the main threats for companies all over the world and Spain is the tenth most affected country. That is why, in this article, as a continuation of the previous one entitled: ‘Ransomware: preventative measures (I)’, will cover in detail new recommendations to prevent them.
Ransomware: preventive measures (I)

Ransomware: preventative measures (I)

Posted on 09/21/2021, by INCIBE
Cyberattacks using ransomware are one of the main threats for companies all over the world, and Spain is the tenth most affected country. This article, the first in a series dedicated to this subject, will provide a detailed list of recommendations for preventative measures dedicated to hardening in order to deal with such attacks.

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