Industrial Systems Vulnerable to Hackers!

Security Week, a well respected online new service, announced that ” Several major industrial and automation solutions providers have issued advisories in response to the recently disclosed Wind River VxWorks vulnerabilities dubbed Urgent/11.

It is reported that Company’s with systems from the following have issued notices and/or advisories regarding this Zero Day vulnerability.

At Ascension, we are working to insure ourselves and our clients are protecting both corporate and individual data. Again, I think we need to ask ourselves, are we doing enough our systems and the persons affected. Please Ponder this question and free to call or comment. Thank you

Ascension Technical Group Welcomes John Winters, Colonel, U.S. Army (Retired)

Cybercrime is the greatest threat to every company in the world,” according to a recent Forbes magazine article.  The World Economic Forum assesses a significant portion of these criminal activities go undetected.  Companies are struggling to protect their intellectual property. Ascension brings decades of Cybersecurity experience in keeping companies’ enterprise and data safe.  In that spirit, we are pleased to announce, John Winters is joining the Ascension team.  He brings over 30 years of experience protecting our nation’s most sensitive information, operations, and technology.  John has extensive knowledge of global cyber threats and has designed and implemented risk mitigation programs and directed large scale  strategies  for international organizations in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the United States.

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