5 basic steps for improved cybersecurity

Westermo has created a set of five basic concepts anyone with an industrial control system can apply to improve the security posture in a sustainable way.


The five steps are:

Intrusion detection
Learn how to use WeOS to detect intrusion attempts

Network segregation
Use WeOS switching routers to create security zones in your network

Network to network protection
WeOS functions for protection of data in transit

Perimeter protection
Protect your industrial network from unsolicited requests

Spoofing protection
Defend your network from unauthorized devices

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Resource centre

Westermo has extensive knowledge of industrial networks. Through our many years as a manufacturer of industrial networking products, we have learnt how to best protect your network against intrusion.

In this archive you will find regular updates on security advisories, statements, application concept and best practices. Check back often and do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding industrial cybersecurity.

Security advisories

Name Description
Westermo 18-05  LibSSH - Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
2018-11-26 Download 
Westermo-18-04 Vulnerabilities in BusyBox 2018-05-29 Download
Westermo-18-03 Mongoose web server vulnerabilities 2018-05-29 Download
Westermo-18-02 WeOS Vulnerable to Cross Site Request Forgery attack 2018-05-29 Download
Westermo-18-01 Meltdown and Spectre 2018-01-05
WEOS-17-03 WiFi key reinstallation attack 2017-10-17
WEOS-17-02 Multiple vulnerabilities in dnsmasq 2017-10-12 Download
WEOS-15-08 Multiple vulnerabilities in MRD products 2017-08-14 Download
WEOS-17-01 MSG_PEEK second checksum 2017-05-30 Download
WEOS-16-03 CVE-2015-7547 glibc getaddrinfo stack-based buffer overflow 2016-02-19 Download
Multiple vulnerabilities in OpenSSL (update 1.0.1q) v1 2015-12-04 Download
Default factory web interface certificate 2015-11-30 Download

Philippe Thoumy

Sales, Westermo North America

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