The EUCONCIP Final Conference was held on June 8th and 9th in Brussels, at the Renaissance Hotel – Rue du Parnasse 19, focusing on Critical Infrastructure and Emergency Management as well as on EUCONCIP activities.
The ESREL conference will take place from September 25th - 29th 2016 in Glasgow (UK) at the Technology and Innovation Centre of the University of Strathclyde and will provide participants with insights in the latest research and real-world applications of Safety, Reliability, Risk and Resilience management will be presented by international experts.
The TIEMS Annual Conference 2016 will be held at San Diego, California (USA), from September 13th to 15th 2016, addressing "Innovation and Urban Planning for Emergency Resilience in Large Cities" as overall topic.
The International Conference on computer safety, reliability and security 2016 will take place at Trondheim, Norway, from September 20th to 23rd 2016. The four-day events aims at bringing together academic research and industrial needs in order to allow for experience and knowledge exchange.
The CYBERSEC EU Forum will take place in Krakow, Poland, from September 26th to 27th 2016. The Forum represents a public policy conference addressing strategic issues of cyberspace and cybersecurity in Europe and aims at developing practical recommendations as well as at fostering regional cooperation.
by Sandro Bologna
On December 23, 2015 Ukrainian power companies (Oblenergos) experienced an unprecedented series of cyber-attacks causing power outages, which impacted over 225,000 customers in Ukraine. These attacks were conducted by remote cyber-attackers who, leveraging legitimate credentials obtained via unknown means, remotely operated breakers to disconnect power.