One of the greatest aspects of my job is that I get to interface with some of the brightest and most innovative minds in the security industry. As an added bonus, many of these people are from the first and … Continued

Who should be responsible for cybersecurity?

Clearly, cybersecurity is everybody’s problem. It’s high time this truth was recognized, starting with the executive suite on down. The news today is flush with salacious stories of cyber-security breaches, data held hostage in brazen ransomware attacks, and compromised records … Continued

The Five Laws Of Cybersecurity

“How we face death is at least as important as how we face life.” As we enter the new year, I can’t help but recall these words from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan — one of my favorite movies. 2017, by … Continued

Cyber Attack Hits Safety System in Critical Infrastructure

Industry is abuzz this week over reports issued by both FireEye and Dragos about a cybersecurity incident that took place at a critical infrastructure facility in the Middle East. As a publication focused on a broad spectrum of automation and control technologies throughout manufacturing, Automation … Continued

Industrial Cybersecurity is a Key Support to Availability

Industrial control systems (ICSs) are the workhorses of our physical world, and ICSs are becoming more Internet-connected, more virtualized in many cases, and more remotely accessible by the day. Gartner Research indicates there will be 8.4 million devices by the end of … Continued

Top Five Recommendations

As someone with deep experience in advising companies on how best to de-risk the enterprise, I wanted to find out what advice he would offer to boards and to management teams. For instance, he notes that his top five recommendations for boards … Continued

5 questions to ask your CEO about cybersecurity

Businesses will continue to face a ton of cyber threats, some of which will impact organizations severely enough to require security measures that will reach far beyond compliance. A Ponemon Institute study showed that the average compromised record cost approximately … Continued