U.S. Cybersecurity Emergency Response Team Annual Report


The Department of Homeland Security’s Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Emergency Response Team, or ICS-CERT investigated 97 incidents at critical manufacturers during its most-recent fiscal year. That category includes makers of vehicles and other types of transportation equipment as well as metals, machinery and electrical equipment producers.

ICS-CERT said that altogether it responded to a total of 295 cyber incidents, up 20 percent from the previous fiscal year. After critical manufacturing, the next most active sectors were energy, with 46 incidents, water, with 25, and transportation systems, with 23, according to the report.