The first in-depth report on the Ukraine hack was published this morning by NERC's Electricity Sector Information Sharing and Analysis Center.
Infrastructure companies can use the report to perform gap analyses matching their defenses against the attack vectors that have now been clarified by the three top technical experts in industrial control systems security: Assante, Conway and Williams.
Given that level of expertise and transparency, regulatory agencies will quickly begin asking utility CEOs to demonstrate how they are closing the gaps that would make their companies vulnerable to life-changing power outages.
Without power, the economies and governments of developed countries would be immobilized. Suzanne Spaulding, DHS Undersecretary for National Protection concurs, saying she hopes the report will be a reality-check for US critical infrastructure owners. "I want ... [executives to say], 'what are we doing about this?'" to prevent similar attacks.http://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/lessons-from-the-ukraine-electric-grid-hack/d/d-id/1324743