The Big Remaining Stuxnet Question

The Big Remaining Stuxnet Question

As we get ready to hear if President Trump will pull the US out of the Iran Nuclear Deal, it’s worth revisiting the big remaining question and underreported story on Stuxnet: Why Did The US Government Not Care If Or Want Iran To Discover Stuxnet? Full credit for...
TRITON TAKEAWAYS

TRITON TAKEAWAYS

Here are the three important things to take from this incident.

1) Schneider Electric set the new standard for ICS vendor response when a vendor’s system is attacked.
It’s hard not to compare Siemens’ response to Stuxnet with Schneider’s response to Triton. Siemens was pure denial and marketing spin; and not just in the early weeks, but literally for years. Stuxnet occurred over 7 years ago, and Siemens would likely do much better responding in 2018.