Podcast: P.W. Singer – Author of Burn In

P.W. Singer and August Cole recently published their second work of fiction – Burn In: A Novel About The Real Robotic Revolution. While it is a fiction, it uses over 300 examples of what might happen as robotics and revolution change the world over the next two decades.

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Why Did Microsoft Acquire CyberX?

Why Did Microsoft Acquire CyberX?

The rumors started in February and became reality this week. Microsoft acquired CyberX. The price is not a material event for Microsoft. It will never be officially released. A recent article claimed the price was $165M, and I predicted it would be...

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Building & Using Digital Twins

Building & Using Digital Twins

An Interview with Mike Aylott of KBC There are many articles on digital twins that describe what they are and how they can help with predictive maintenance, efficiency studies, and other tasks of increasing interest and value. On the security side digital twins...

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Panama Canal: 3 Lessons

Panama Canal: 3 Lessons

I just finished David McCullough's book on the building of the Panama Canal. At 700-pages it's a bit of a slog so I can't recommend it, and yet there were so many fascinating stories and details. Here are my top three. Amazing Early Example Of A Control System...

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Podcast: Matt Wyckhouse of FiniteState

Podcast: Matt Wyckhouse of FiniteState

I interview Matt Wyckhouse, Founder and CEO of Finite State. They have a solution that tests ICS firmware to help with supply chain issues. We talk about starting a company, VC’s, firmware testing and business models.

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No Limits: More Than Moving To Remote and Virtual

No Limits: More Than Moving To Remote and Virtual

This January in Miami South Beach I announced the theme of S4x21 the following January: No Limits! We selected No Limits because our plan was to rethink every element of the event, unrestricted by what we did in the past or conference norms, AND we were going to place...

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ICS Security – Month In Review – May

ICS Security – Month In Review – May

I've been wanting to start adding a month in review episode to the Unsolicited Response podcast ever since I became a fan of the Pivot podcast. Have a looser conversation on the stories of the month and then predictions, wins and fails with someone in the ICS security...

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ICS Detection Market Q2 Update

ICS Detection Market Q2 Update

Part 2: Acquirers, Enterprise Vendors and Tier 3 See Part 1: COVID 19 Impact, Tier 2 and Tier 1 Analysis, and Valuation First the updated chart and then the analysis below. You will see big changes in Tiers 2 & 3. Funding data comes from Crunchbase. Acquirers and...

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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.

2020 Past Events

ICSJWG Virtual Meeting

The Future of ICS Security Products (video)