Blog Tag: portable media

An Analysis of the 2021 NERC Annual Report & Planning for a Secure Future

April 14, 2022 by Matt Wiseman
The North American Electric Reliability Corporation ensures the security of assets required for operating North America’s electric system, and demonstrates a...

How the Energy Sector Can Power-Up Portable Media Security

February 21, 2022
The energy sector frequently reports some of the highest rates of cyber incidents because of its critical nature, with portable media presenting security...

What Does 'Sheep Dip' Mean in Cyber Security?

February 16, 2018
Several UK-based vendors and experts recommend "sheep-dipping" removable storage devices – USB drives, hard drives, memory cards, etc. – in order to prevent...

6 Potential Security Gaps in File Transfer Process for Critical Infrastructure

January 29, 2018 by Yiyi Miao
In September 2017, Wired reported that hackers had gained access to multiple electrical power facilities in the U.S. Conceivably, the hackers could have shut...

Police Handing Out Malware-Infected USBs Is Not an Isolated Incident

January 18, 2018 by Yiyi Miao
In one of the most ironic pieces of cyber security news in recent months, Taiwanese police inadvertently gave out USB drives containing malware as prizes for a...

Did You Miss Our Webinar About Digital Signing and Verification?

August 30, 2017 by Yiyi Miao
In July, I gave a presentation on a new feature for MetaDefender Kiosk and Client: digital signing and verification. If you missed the webinar, titled "Why...

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