Webinar: Industrial Cybersecurity – Separating Fact from Fiction

  • October 07, 2021
  • Waterfall Security Solutions Ltd
  • Webinar

Industrial Cybersecurity – Separating Fact from Fiction

Hosted by Waterfall and Automation.com

Webinar: Industrial Cybersecurity – Separating Fact from Fiction

All around the world, in every critical infrastructure sector, security teams responsible for industrial operations are re-evaluating their security programs as targeted ransomware, supply chain breaches and cloud connectivity all emerged as top-of-mind concerns. However, when these teams look for resources, advice on many facets of cyber security programs is often confusing and even contradictory. There exists a significant challenge in today’s environment where opinions based on narrow experiences are oftentimes presented as fact. It becomes a high hurdle to separate the facts from the fictions.
In this webinar, we will highlight some of the greatest arenas of discussion that have emerged in the field of Industrial Cybersecurity over the past two plus decades including:

  • IT/OT Convergence – There is only T
  • The perimeter is dead
  • Encryption will protect us
  • It isn’t “if”, it’s “when” you’ll be hacked
  • CIA vs AIC (Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability)
  • Regulations are necessary to drive security

We will also explore some of the classic blunders in security strategies that we must learn from, in order to avoid repeating our history.
Finally, we will reserve some time for direct Q&A, ensuring that attention is given to the latest developments and audience concerns.
Michael H. Firstenberg, GICSP, CISSP, GCIH         
Director of Industrial Security
Waterfall Security Solutions
Mike Firstenberg is the Director of Industrial Security for Waterfall Security. Mike brings over two decades of experience in Process Control Security, specializing in Control System Cyber Security. The former chair of the American Water SCADA Council, Mike studied Computer Science, Chemical Engineering, and Mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania, and has served as a speaker and panelist at hundreds of conferences and events around the world. Mike participates actively in ISA as a content contributor for over a decade to events such as ISA Automation Week, WWAC, POWID, EWAC, Safety and ISA99 WG1, as well as serving as the cybersecurity track chair for past ISA Symposia, is a member of the ICSJWG Industrial Steering Team, and serves on committees that have created Industrial Cybersecurity guidelines and roadmaps in many sectors.

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