Network segmentation – and suddenly pigeonholing is valuable! 04/09/2019

In times of full digitalization, large companies have long recognized the importance of IT security components and implemented them in their corporate networks. These are: – an intact and stable firewall – State-of-the-art anti-virus software – Regular security updates of the programs running during operation (operating system, office programs, specific software) – Regular IT security […]

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Zero Downtime – the simulation game with learning effect from Limes Academy 28/08/2019

Raising employees’ awareness of IT security risks is one of the most important tasks an industrial company has to perform. Dry theory is not enough, the danger must be noticeable so that employees are aware of it. Limes Academy offers a comprehensive course program, which also includes a simulation game. “Zero Downtime” transforms employees into […]

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Limes Security engages in academic research project on industrial incident response 23/08/2019

AIRBUS, ROLLS ROYCE, BRITISH TELECOM and LIMES Security are collaborating on a highly complex research project called “Agile Incident Response 4 Industrial Control Systems”, or AIR4ICS for short. Agile methods of handling security incidents for industrial automation systems are to be researched since traditional incident-response methods can only be applied to a limited extent in […]

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Passive asset discovery or active asset discovery – which one is it now? 13/08/2019

In various blog posts about asset inventory and asset discovery, we have favored the passive method, even warned against active asset discovery. The reason for this is the high susceptibility of industrial systems to failure – especially older components are often susceptible to thoughtless network scans.   Why should I choose active asset discovery? So […]

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The first Embedded Systems Security Days in November 16/07/2019

The Embedded Systems Security Days will take place for the first time in Vienna from 6 to 8 November 2019. And together with Alpha Strike Labs, Limes Security has managed to put together a top-class programme. How can security vulnerabilities be avoided right from the start? What threats do I have to face to protect […]

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