I've made three predictions to date in my analysis of the ICS detection market, and now I'm adding a fourth. The first three are: The 'we only do passive, active is dangerous' mantra will be replaced as asset owners realize adding legitimate ICS active requests...read more
Technology Is Available ... Is The Will There? Bryan Owen of OSIsoft defined, and perhaps coined, ICS cloud services as being open loop or closed loop. Securing open loop cloud services is simple. Just push the data out to the cloud for predictive maintenance,...read more
Dale Peterson interviews Megan Samford of Rockwell Automation in the S4x20 Green Room. The main topic is Megan's idea of an Incident Command System for Industrial Control Systems (ICS4ICS). While working for the State of Virginia, Megan was active with and saw first...read more
Increase In Community Size/Talent and "The Dip" In December I was preparing my 15-minute mini-keynote to kick off for S4x20 in January, and I was having a hard time finding anything truly unique or significant change in ICS security in 2019. So I asked eight people I...read more
We created a lot of great content at S4x20, including a number of interviews that we will be releasing in the podcast. This episode is my ~30 minute interview with DHS CISA Director Chris Krebs in the S4x20 Green Room....read more
Most of the activity in the ICS security product market has been around passive solutions that create asset inventories and detect cyber incidents. It is a bit astounding that the market and solutions will look almost completely different in two to five years than...read more
http://traffic.libsyn.com/unsolicitedresponse/2019-14_Marina_Krotofil.mp3 Marina Krotofil has been able to view the ICS security world from a number of perspectives. Beginning as an academic; working for an ICS vendor (Honeywell); working for an ICS security products...read more
http://traffic.libsyn.com/unsolicitedresponse/2019-13_Sean_McBride.mp3 In this episode Dale interviews Sean McBride. Sean was on some of the earliest Unsolicited Response episodes when he was a Founder and Analyst with Critical Intelligence, the first ICS Threat Intel...read more
http://traffic.libsyn.com/unsolicitedresponse/2019-12_Miller.mp3 I took the opportunity to interview Patrick Miller while we were both in Sochi speaking at the Kaspersky KICS event. Patrick is a Founder and Managing Partner of Archer International, and he has been a...read more
http://traffic.libsyn.com/unsolicitedresponse/2019-11_Closing_Panel.mp3 The S4 Closing Panel is always a candid discussion on where the community is in securing ICS, where we are succeeding and where need to do better. This year I was joined by Rob Lee of Dragos and...read more
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ICSJWG ... April 14-16 in Salt Lake City
Attending and waiting to see if I will be speaking.
2019 PAST EVENTS
S4x20 ... Jan 21 - 23 in Miami South Beach
Make sure you mark your calendar for the largest and most advanced OT / ICS Security event. And you can catch up on past S4 on the S4xEvents YouTube Channel.
Sept 19-20 in Sochi, Russia
I'll give a keynote at the Kaspersky Industrial Cybersecurity Conference 2019. I spoke at this event in 2017, and Kaspersky is always a tremendous host.
Sept 12 in Phoenix
I spoke at a private company event.
April 11th in Cebu
A private event where I'll discuss the future of attacks on and defense of Level 1 devices (PLC's). A lot changed in 2018, and this is just a hint as to what is coming.