..and the AMI gear is on the same switch as…

Nothing new but a decent summary of the state of cyber-security in the
Energy space. No, it’s not just another replay of the “AMI is Hot this week, SCADA was Hot last week” NERC/CIP rant.

Remember, for every substation with AMI head-end gear, there’s some ill-secured SCADA gear, debatably hiding behind it’s not-really-obscure RS-232 cabling. And next to it, if they have an access control system, will be the network drop for the badge readers for the gate.

All on the same unmanaged switch, of course.

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