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Rail Press

The Cyber Attacks that Impact our Daily Lives
May 17, 2021

When most people think of cybersecurity or cyber attacks, they typically think of malicious activity targeting sensitive IT (information technology) assets. These assets often contain highly-valuable data that can be stolen, sold, or held for ransom by a motivated adversary. But what about the OT (operational technology) that controls critical elements that we rely on everyday? What threats are present and what does a cyber attack on an OT system look like?

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Defense Press

Essential Technology Upgrade for DoD Fleets
April 29, 2021

(Washington, D.C) April 29, 2021 – Shift5, Inc., an operational technology data and cyber security company, has released an innovative solution for real-time predictive maintenance technology for Department of Defense weapon systems.

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Lye Detector: Hacker Caught Poisoning Oldsmar Water Supply
Feb. 11, 2021

Around 8 AM on Friday of last week, a cyberattacker attempted to sabotage a water treatment facility in Oldsmar, FL by instructing the control systems to inject over a hundred times the normal dose of lye. According to city officials, the attacker accessed an instance of TeamViewer, a remote access tool commonly used by industrial operators for troubleshooting and oversight.

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Shift5 and NexLyte Announce Strategic Partnership
Oct. 1, 2020

NexLyte is a system integrator specializing in public and private telecommunications networks with a strong focus on passenger and freight rail. Shift5 is partnering with NexLyte to enhance integrating Shift5 solutions for our rail and public infrastructure customers.

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Shift5 Raises $2.5 Million in Seed Round
Sept. 1, 2019

Shift5, Inc. a cybersecurity company that builds hardware and software products to defend weapon systems, air platforms, and commercial transportation systems raised an additional $2.5 million in venture funding

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