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We have been selected for the "Startup City Acceleration Program" sponsored by JETRO!

We are pleased to announce that Powder Keg Technologies has been selected for the Startup City Acceleration Program sponsored by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)! (https://www.jetro.go.jp/newsletter/iib/2022/scaplist126.pdf). A related article can be found here (https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000000124.000071241.html). The Startup City Acceleration Program is a collaboration between JETRO, the Cabinet Office, and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and […]

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MUSHIKAGO was tested at the facilities of Hiroshima Prefectural Technical Junior College

This time, MUSHIKAGO was verified with the cooperation of Hiroshima Prefectural Technical Junior College (https://h-tc.ac.jp/). This verification is also introduced in this article (https://h-tc.ac.jp/blog/blog-557/). For this verification, we used the facilities of the college's Control Systems Technology Department (https://h-tc.ac.jp/departments/control_system_technology/). The Department of Control Systems Technology offers courses from the basics to applications of control systems, […]

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We presented at the Black Hat USA 2022 Arsenal!

We gave a presentation titled "MUSHIKAGO-femto: Automated Pentest & First Aid Tool for IT/OT Environments" at the Black Hat USA 2022 Arsenal to be held in Las Vegas, USA from 8/6 to 8/11/2022. This was my second presentation at Black Hat, following one in 2021. The level of presentations was very high again this year, […]

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MUSHIKAGO was tested at Robot Park Hiroshima (by Sanko Dengyo).

MUSHIKAGO was tested at Robot Park Hiroshima (https://www.sumnet.co.jp/showroom/), operated by Sanko Dengyo. Robot Park Hiroshima is a facility where robot arms and the latest control equipment from Japan and overseas are installed for observation and verification. Many companies that have installed control systems use this facility to study the introduction of new equipment and devices. […]

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Kyushu Electric Power Open Innovation Program 2022 "Inspiration and Co-Creation" received a special award!

We received a special award in the Kyushu Electric Power Company's Open Innovation Program (https://www.kyuden.co.jp/press_h220622-1.html), which we were working on jointly with LAC Corporation (https://www.lac.co.jp/). In this program, under the title of "Realization of Domestically Produced Security Services for Critical Infrastructures," we gave a presentation on how to develop and expand security services for critical […]

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MUSHIAKGO Verification and Control System Security at the Production Technology Academy's Facilities

We tested MUSHIKAGO at the Institute of Production Engineering this time. (https://www.pref.hiroshima.lg.jp/soshiki/28/) As shown in Figure 1, we connected MUSHIKAGO to the same network environment as the control system to verify that the control system and peripherals could be correctly detected and their security risks identified. In this case, we connected MUSHIKAGO to an environment […]

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We exhibited at the AI & BUSINESS AUTOMATION EXPO!

We exhibited at the AI & BUSINESS AUTOMATION EXPO. The AI & Business Automation Expo is one of the largest exhibitions in Japan. It was our first time to participate in a large-scale exhibition, so we had a lot of difficulties in setting up the booth, etc. However, we are glad that we could participate […]

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We are demonstrating penetration testing to control systems

Recently, we have borrowed facilities from research institutes and universities that cooperate with us to conduct penetration testing on control systems using MUSHIKAGO. Control systems that were previously not connected to the Internet or other networks are now being connected to various networks and IoT devices are being introduced as a result of digitization. While […]

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We exhibited at the New Value Creation Exhibition!

This was the first time for us to participate in an exhibition, and we are glad that we were able to attract a wide range of people interested in our products. At our booth, we demonstrated MUSHIKAGO and an attack on a control system simulating a train.Many people were interested in what actually happens in […]

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MUSHIKAGO was presented at CODE BLUE 2021!

I've presented at CODE BLUE 2021, the largest international security conference in Japan! (https://codeblue.jp/2021/talks/?content=talks_14) The title is as follows: MUSHIKAGO: IT and OT Automation Penetration testing Tool Using Game AI Based on the presentation given at the BlackHat USA 2021 Arsenal, we presented the details of how we were able to automatically exploit the Hack […]

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