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Addressing Cybersecurity Risks to Internet-Connected Systems

The security of Internet-connected building control systems is becoming a bigger issue each day. To wit: Both the United States and Europe were struck recently with multiple distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks, which originated largely from security devices which had been exploited by botnet malware.

Coleman Wolf contributed to a piece concerning the recent Mirai botnet attack for the ASIS International newsletter. Aside from examining the attacks, he offered recommendations to help organizations reduce their exposure to future attacks.