Prepared for Crash Override

Be Prepared for Crash Override with ThreatModeler

The susceptibility of electrical grids around the world came into sharp focus on June 8 as the hacker group known as Electrum used a malware bundle dubbed CRASH OVERRIDE to disrupt power distribution in Kiev, Ukraine. The many similarities of electrical grids across the world, coupled with the malware’s modular framework, had leaders and electrical[…]

cyber-physical system

Cyber-Physical System Threat Modeling

The rapid expansion of cloud computing capabilities and the Internet of Things has resulted in tremendous advances in cyber-physical systems. A cyber-physical system, or CPS, connects the virtual world with the physical world, allowing greater mobility and freedom for individuals who require interfacing with intelligent devices. For the May Threat Model of the Month, we[…]

secure online banking

Secure Online Banking with Threat Modeling

Financial institutions are consistently in the top-five list of cyber attack targets, with the greatest increase in data breach risk coming from outside hackers.[i] Customer financial records and associated personally identifying information are high-value commodities on the dark web. Nonetheless, consumers expect banks and other financial institutions to provide secure online services and access. Creating sufficiently[…]

Cloud Security

Better Cloud Security with just One Step

When automobiles first came off Henry Ford’s assembly line, they were a novelty. They were a status symbol for the wealthy who wanted to flaunt their free capital. Few would have believed in those early years that the automobile and its myriad of gasoline and diesel-powered cousins would become iconic staples that would shape global[…]