Florida cyberattack raises public awareness of threats to water plants


An ES&E Special Report

As utilities increasingly take advantage of the automation available through modern SCADA technology, they will also need to upgrade their cybersecurity measures to protect their more technologically-advanced systems.

Read the full article in ES&E Magazine’s April 2021 issue. See a list of references and links to the mentioned cybersecurity resources and best practices below.

Resources for cybersecurity best practices

Article References

  • https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/08/hacker-tried-to-taint-florida-citys-water-with-lye-sheriff-says.html
  • https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/cra-accounts-locked-1.5947714
  • https://www.vox.com/2015/1/20/18089084/sony-hack-north-korea
  • https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-water-supply-has-few-protections-against-hacking-11613154238

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