Patrick Coyle covers the new effort by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) to develop a Cybersecurity Guide and Cybersecurity Online Tool that attempts to follow the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.
TechCrunch reports that Siemens Venture Capital “is launching a new, $100 million fund to back early-stage startups working in the areas of industrial automation and other digital technologies that can transform manufacturing.” One of their first investments was in security vendor Countertack.
The Q4 ICS-CERT Monitor is back online now. ICS-CERT provided 15 ICS security consulting engagement in Q4, which surely makes them the most active ICS security consulting practice in the world. They also summarize their 2013 incident response data, but it is so flawed it’s not worth your time.