Defending Industrial Ethernet Switches Is Not Easy, But Doable

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A team of researchers who found a slew of vulnerabilities across five models of Industrial Ethernet Switches said that the SCADA community can monitor for and respond to vulnerabilities in their network devices and do not have to necessarily depend on vendors to do the defense.

The team found 11 vulnerabilities ranging from cross-site scripting attacks to default key manipulation across five families of network devices from four different vendors — Garrettcom, GE, Opengear, and Siemens.

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