The MITRE ATT&CK framework is a publicly available knowledge base of observed adversary behaviors categorized into specific tactics and techniques across an adversary’s attack lifecycle. MITRE ATT&CK provides a taxonomy or vocabulary when discussing cybersecurity […]

Six steps to effective patch management

Patch management in an operational technology (OT)/industrial control system (ICS) setting is full of challenges. From proprietary hardware and software to a lack of staff, inadequate or non-existent testing equipment, and regulatory reporting and system […]

Adapting XDR for OT cybersecurity

Chief information security officers (CISOs) and directors of cybersecurity at industrial organizations continue to be frustrated at the challenge of applying core information technology (IT) security principles to operational technology (OT) environments. This runs the […]

Five principles for guiding OT cybersecurity governance

OT cybersecurity governance: Who has authority? Who is accountable? These are perhaps the two most important questions in reducing cyber risk to operations. There are “big G” governance questions such as: Who should set the […]

Reducing risk and responding to industrial environment threats

Industrial cybersecurity leaders – including the C-suite, CISOs, security teams, and operational leaders – are realizing the potential financial, operational and safety impact of cyber events. Attempting to get their hands around securing this challenging […]

Five steps for OT endpoint security success

Operational technology (OT) has become a heightened target for cybersecurity attacks. The need to address OT cyber risks has never been greater. New threats are emerging every day – both targeted as well as untargeted […]

The future of OT cybersecurity’s regulatory era

On July 20, 2021, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) sent a directive to the owner/operators of critical pipelines in the United States clarifying and further defining the initial […]

John Livingston
John Livingston
John Livingston, CEO, Verve Industrial.