Why Cyber Security is the New Health & Safety for Industrial Control Systems

Many people view the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 as unnecessary and burdensome, but its introduction has had a dramatic impact on reducing accidents in the workplace, particularly within industrial settings. Today it controls the safety of equipment used on process plants, the time professional drivers may spend behind the wheel, and even how long someone can stare at a computer screen for. When you walk onto an oil and gas site, the success of this health and safety message really becomes clear ...
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Season’s greetings from all at Regency

Andrew Cooke, MD of Regency, the Senior Management Team, all Consultants and Staff would like to wish everybody associated with the Company, associates, clients and partners a very Merry Christmas and a Successful and Prosperous 2018 ...
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Regency Welcomes Keith Turner

Regency would like to welcome Keith Turner, who has joined our ever growing  Consultancy Practice as a Managing Consultant and Account director. Keith has joined us after several years with Atkins where he worked not only in the UK but also in the wider Middle East. Most recently he was responsible for the Atkins Security practice. All at Regency welcome Keith into the team and we all look forward to working with him in the coming years, as Regency continues to go from strength to ...
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The Rise of the Botnets – don’t be a victim

The Rise of the Botnets – don’t be a victim The UK National Trading Standards agency (NTS) have released a report detailing the risks to consumers around the new trend for smart and connected devices around the house. These are becoming more prevalent in many everyday devices, for example, TVs, fridges, lights, thermostats and voice-activated home assistants. They are often referred to as Internet of Things, or IoT ...
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Regency’s Ben Worthy Speaks at Rail Alliance Event

One of Regency's Senior ICS Security Consultants, Ben Worthy, had the opportunity to present at Rail Alliance event  at the Surrey Centre for Cyber Security on Wednesday ...
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Cyber Security – Where’s The Risk?

In a series of blogs, David Sylvester - Senior OT Security Consultant, asks whether senior executives really understand the nature of the cyber security risk to their business, and whether they are doing enough to reduce the potential impact of an attack. Cyber Security – Where’s the risk? ...
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Is a Truly Secure Computer Actually Possible?

I was once told by an old boss of mine, that the only way in which you could ever truly secure a computer was to encase it in concrete and drop it in the Mariana Trench.[1]   I guess at some 11,000 metres (approximately 7 miles) deep, that’s as about as secure as you could ever get it ...
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Regency Bids Farewell to Rob Smith

On Wednesday 01 November, after a little under a year with Regency, Rob Smith has transferred to our sister consultancy firm Apsys in Germany ...
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Regency Welcome David Sylvester

Regency would like to welcome David Sylvester, who has joined our ever growing Security Consultancy Practice as Senior ICS Security Consultant from BAE Systems ...
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Ransomware & Industrial Control Systems: Never the twain shall meet – until now!

If ransomware infects and encrypts a device you might swap it out for another device, but Andrew Cooke explains, if HMI devices get infected, unplugging equipment isn't always feasible, so the critical thing has to be prevention ...
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