Podcast: Tenable’s OT Strategy with Marty Edwards

Podcast: Tenable’s OT Strategy with Marty Edwards

Marty Edwards has worked for an ICS asset owner, INL, DHS, ISA and late last year he made the move to a security product vendor, Tenable. This happened at the same time that Tenable acquired Indegy for $78M, indicating they are serious about OT security space. I talk...

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ICS Consequence Reduction Off-Site Exercise

ICS Consequence Reduction Off-Site Exercise

Something Your Team Can Do During This April Work From Home Time Many asset owners have the minimal staff on site required to continue ICS-related operations, and have put projects on hold until the full staff can return. Which means those non-essential are working...

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Podcast: ICS Threat Intel with Sergio Caltagirone

Podcast: ICS Threat Intel with Sergio Caltagirone

Sergio began his career doing threat intelligence in the US Government's NSA and now is the VP of Threat Intel at Dragos. We focus in this episode on where the data for threat intel is obtained, how the threat intel product is created, and how it should be used by an...

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Solarium Report Eclipsed By Pandemic

Solarium Report Eclipsed By Pandemic

And This Is A Good Thing The long awaited U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission Report came out and received very little attention given more pressing pandemic events. And this is a good thing. I'll provide some critique and then, to be fair, provide my...

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Create The Future Of OT & ICS Security

Create The Future Of OT & ICS Security

Note: This week has been full of depressing events, and our main hope is for everyone to get through this safely. The future will be brighter, and let's use some of this time of isolation to figure out what we want and start creating it. Making Six S4x20 Ideas Happen...

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It Won’t Work In ICS … Until It Does

It Won’t Work In ICS … Until It Does

My most vivid early experience with 'it won't work in ICS' was in 2006. We had received a DHS research contract to develop Snort intrusion detection signatures and preprocessors for ICS protocols (originally Modbus and DNP3). I was presenting the working solution at a...

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Kelly Jackson Higgins Interviews Dale

Kelly Jackson Higgins Interviews Dale

The tables are turned in this episode of the Unsolicited Response podcast with Kelly Jackson Higgins of Dark Reading interviewing Dale in the S4x20 Green Room. Kelly has been coming to S4 and covering the ICS security space for over seven years, and this experience...

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Everyone Can Play In OT / ICS Security

Everyone Can Play In OT / ICS Security

Seth Godin wrote this in a recent daily blog post: You Can't Say You Can't Play. Lenny Levine was a great kindergarten teacher. And he ran his class by this one rule. It means that if another kid comes along, you need to include them in your game. That's it. This is...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Everything 2020 is on COVID-19 hold

 

S4x21 ... Jan 26-28 in Miami South Beach

Save the date. CFP open June 1st - Aug 15th. 

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.