New Malware “Triton” Identified – And it Attacks Industrial SIS Systems

I was shocked to read this article from Wired Magazine about a brand new malware specifically designed to attack industrial safety instrumented systems (SIS). Per the article, security firm FireEye announced on December 14th that they discovered Triton, a sophisticated malware intended to disrupt or disable safety systems in industrial plants. The trend of these disturbing attacks is heading in the wrong direction and will continue to do so. Understanding all of the complexities of cybersecurity and keeping up to date with all of the new threats can be overwhelming; however, there are some simple steps you can take to protect your plant.

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