Long Shadow Of Stuxnet Inspires Custom Anti-Malware Project

By | December 14, 2012

Source: Dark Reading

by Kelly Jackson Higgins

cyber15In this article “Another sign of how Stuxnet is reshaping the SCADA security world: One major global supplier and integrator in offshore drilling, subsea, and merchant marine operations pushed for the creation of a custom malware protection solution that better fits operationally sensitive critical infrastructure environments.

Kongsberg Maritime’s customers in the process-control industry, haunted by the harsh wakeup call of Stuxnet, have been calling for strong anti-malware protection that doesn’t disrupt their operations. “Our customers have always been concerned about cybersecurity, but after Stuxnet there has been a lot more focus and determination about this,” says Bjornar Eilertsen, product adviser at Kongsberg Maritime.”

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