Top 5 Reasons To Attend S4x16

Top 5 Reasons To Attend S4x16

S4 Web Page: https://s4xevents.com/ 1. It has the most detailed technical content and bleeding edge offensive and defensive security presentations. Watch the videos or ask around if you need confirmation. Since 2007, S4 is where the best researchers around the world...

Basecamp for Serial Converters

Corey Thuen lead a recent Labs research project focused on Serial-to-Ethernet gateways. Traditionally, remote field sites were connected to wide ICS and SCADA networks via serial connections.  Leased serial lines are increasingly harder to come by, as telcos...

On Internet-Connected Cellular Gateways

Recently we looked at a few ethernet-to-cellular and serial-to-cellular gateways for security issues by scavenging and analyzing firmwares from a few common vendors.  These are devices that are targeted towards Industrial users (and, ironically, ATMs are also in...
S4x16 CTF Update

S4x16 CTF Update

A common problem that occurs when you provide an environment or playground is that the sheer number of choices is overwhelming. Providing a network full of PLCs, Historians, and other ICS equipment often results in an interested participant not actually participating...
IIOT Term Is Actually Hurting Clarity and Awareness

IIOT Term Is Actually Hurting Clarity and Awareness

My initial alarm on the term Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) occurred at the ARC Forum this February. I was stunned that basic DCS, SCADA and other ICS functions that have been occurring for decades were called IIOT. In fact ARC was taking well understood, more...
Free Ticket for 5 Students to S4x16

Free Ticket for 5 Students to S4x16

We will provide five lucky students a free ticket to attend S4x16, Jan 12-14 in Miami South Beach. If you want one of these tickets send an email to s4@digitalbond.com and describe your ICSsec qualifications, any current related research project, and why you want...
Richard Bejtlich Added As S4x16 Closing Keynote

Richard Bejtlich Added As S4x16 Closing Keynote

Register for S4x16 Now We are pleased to announce another big name and interesting speaker for the S4x16 Main Stage. Richard Bejtlich, Chief Security Strategist of FireEye, will present The Revolution in Private Sector Intelligence as the closing Keynote of S4x16. You...
Gen. Michael Hayden is Day 1 Keynote at S4x16

Gen. Michael Hayden is Day 1 Keynote at S4x16

Register now for S4x16 Another great speaker added to the S4x16 Main Stage agenda. General Michael V. Hayden will give the Keynote Address on the Main Stage on the first day of S4x16, Tuesday January 12th. Gen. Hayden is a former CIA and former NSA Director during the...

Ernie Rakaczky Scholarship Fund Benefit at S4x16

I think Ernie would smile (is smiling) about how this came about. We wanted Robert Lee to teach a class at S4x16 on the Threat Intelligence process that professionals use, primarily to counteract the widespread unprofessional analysis we are seeing on ICS events....
S4x16 Registration is Open – Agenda Announced

S4x16 Registration is Open – Agenda Announced

We opened registration for S4x16 at noon EDT today, October 1st, as scheduled on the S4x16 site. A flurry of early purchases followed taking advantage of the first 50 ticket sale at $995, the same price as the original two-day S4x07. I expect those tickets to be gone...