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Industrial cybersecurity challenge in Africa for 2023: defences in energy and mining need to be strengthened

While traditional cybersecurity solutions focus on data-oriented businesses, ICS protection is geared towards OT security where it is all about cyber-physical companies

Throughout 2022 (https://bit.ly/3wQqhGM), 40% of industrial control system (ICS) computers globally were attacked with malware. In Africa, the figure sits at 47% according to Kaspersky (www.Kaspersky.co.za) ICS CERT*. For countries monitored on the African continent, the three countries which experienced the most attacks on ICS infrastructure were Ethiopia (62%), Algeria…

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Critical infrastructure protection gets a boost with Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity for Energy

Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity (KICS) for Energy is dedicated to helping energy companies secure every layer of their industrial infrastructure, without impacting on the operational continuity and consistency of technological processes

Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za) has announced the global availability of Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity for Energy (https://ICS.Kaspersky.com), a vertical advanced package for energy enterprises, based on Kaspersky Lab’s suite for protection of industrial infrastructure. Modern electrical power grids are complex networks, with integrated automation and control functions. However, because they communicate through…