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Lessons From The Ukraine Electric Grid Hack
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Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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3/27/2016 | 11:35:52 AM
Re: Phishing
So yes... Lesson 1: Have better training for phishing defense.  Lesson 2: Check the logs and use analytics to analyze and compare past and present network activity to detect intrusions.
Kelly Jackson Higgins
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Kelly Jackson Higgins,
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3/19/2016 | 9:16:07 AM
Re: Phishing
Indeed. The themes are so familiar, right? It's just much more dramatic and unnerving when in the end a phish leads to a power outage. What happened after that phish for 6 months was really where the power cos. had a shot at stopping this attack. Now we have a case study, as Rob Lee said.  
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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3/19/2016 | 6:47:34 AM
Phishing
The really disheartening thing about this news is that it all started with a phishing attack -- something that is so easily prevented via proper training.

You can have the best locks in the world, but if your people unlock them and open the doors wide for the bad guys, there's not a lot else you can do.


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