Would My Cyber Insurance Policy Cover NotPetya?

Would My Cyber Insurance Policy Cover NotPetya?

Would my cyber insurance policy cover losses due to NotPetya? It’s one important type of question to ask your insurance provider each time before renewal. The answer from the New Jersey Superior Court for Merck was yes. The War or Hostile Acts exclusion in their...

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Per Endpoint Risk Calculation

Per Endpoint Risk Calculation

Industrial Defender version 7.4 was announced last week. One feature caught my attention: Per Endpoint Risk Calculations: Allows customization of risk profiles on a per asset basis using threat vectors such as unpatched vulnerabilities, security events and health...

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2022: The Year Of?

2022: The Year Of?

The Year Of descriptors are done retrospectively and looking forward. 2021 from an OT and ICS Security standpoint was ... The year when a cyber incident (Colonial Pipeline) finally had a significant impact on US critical infrastructure?The year of the ICS Security...

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OT Security 2021: Progress

OT Security 2021: Progress

Progress in addressing OT / ICS cyber risk remains painfully slow as it has over the past two decades. There is progress, and the fact that we are seeing the increased attention and are achieving progress during these Covid years is worth highlighting at year's end....

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OT Security 2021: Perspective

OT Security 2021: Perspective

The primary goal of OT cyber risk management is to insure OT cyber incidents do not have an unacceptable impact to the business, customers and community. A secondary goal is to reduce, and ideally eliminate, the frequency of overall OT cyber incidents. It is clear...

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VC’s, OT Security and Criticality

VC’s, OT Security and Criticality

The rush of money into the OT security market continues to accelerate. Later and larger rounds have poured into the OT Visibility and Detection market leading to some companies being valued at over $1 billion. Early round money is coming into the OT SBOM / software...

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Failing Business (Home) Continuity Plans

Failing Business (Home) Continuity Plans

I admit it. I'm a bit of a prepper. This is likely the case for anyone in the risk management profession, and even more so if you live on an island like I do (Maui). We can run out of food and supplies. Our critical infrastructure has little redundancy. If one power...

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OT Visibility & Detection Market – Q4 2021 Update

OT Visibility & Detection Market – Q4 2021 Update

The OT Visibility and Detection Market has consolidated to a big 3 of pure plays, a handful of enterprise vendors who have acquired their way into OT, and the niche players whose best hope is to get acquired before the music stops. With the war chests full, this...

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ICS Security Maturity Model (Levels 4 – 6)

ICS Security Maturity Model (Levels 4 – 6)

See Part 1 with Levels 1 - 3. I must admit I switched the order of Basic Detection and eliminate High Consequence Events multiple times in writing this article. As always I welcome your comments including your own maturity levels. Maturity Level 4: Basic Detection...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

S4x22 ... 25-27 Jan 2022 in Miami South Beach

Save the date. Big comeback event after one year off!

2021/2020 Past Events

Accenture Operation: Next Closing Keynote ... March 24th

Dale will speak on Creating The Future of OT and ICS Security

ICS CYBERSEC 2021 Israel ... February 11th

Dale spoke on the topic of Less

Fortinet Secure OT 2020 Virtual 

Dale's keynote on Innovation Through Disruption.

Hack The Capitol Virtual

Led panel discussion on VC for ICS Security companies

OT-ISAC Virtual Keynote

ICSJWG Virtual Meeting

The Future of ICS Security Products (video)

S4x20 in Miami South Beach

See the videos from the event.