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Will CISA recommend securing industrial control systems?

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has always made recommendations along the lines of keeping the attackers out, performing cyber hygiene and detecting attacks, but they have rarely recommended the monitoring and controlling of […]

Shields up for industrial control systems

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) put out a Shields Up advisory in conjunction with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. It’s probably necessary, as they would have been disparaged if they didn’t, and not […]

The hidden value in creating cybersecurity audit programs

One of my first tasks after leaving the National Security Administration (NSA) for private industry in the early ’90s was to write my new company’s information security policy. I’m not sure my previous job as […]

Requiring SBOMs and their impact on OT

The concept and benefits of a software bill of materials (SBOM) are simple to understand. SBOMs are a list of all software in an application or cyber asset. Vendors need to create and maintain an […]

ICS/IIoT taxonomy needed for cybersecurity

There is many opinions and beliefs on what an industrial control system (ICS) is and what the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) comprises, which makes a common understanding crucial.

Dale Peterson
Dale Peterson is the founder, chief executive and head catalyst of industry security provider Digital Bond.