Control Loop: The OT Cybersecurity Podcast

Control Loop: The OT Cybersecurity Podcast

Control Loop is the OT Cybersecurity Podcast, your terminal for ICS security, intelligence, and learning. Every two weeks, we bring you the latest news, strategies, and technologies that industry professionals rely on to safeguard civilization.
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Recent Episodes

Ep 51 | 6.5.24

Digging into regulatory compliance issues.

UK will propose law to ban ransom payments for critical infrastructure entities. EPA outlines enforcement measures to protect water utilities against cyberattacks. Rockwell advises customers to disconnect ICS devices from the internet. Senator Vance asks CISA for information on Volt Typhoon. Guest Kimberly Graham of Dragos joins Dave to discuss regulatory compliance issues.

Ep 50 | 5.15.24

Hacktivism targeting OT devices.

US Defense Department warns of Russian hacktivists targeting OT devices. The US government establishes safety and security board to advise the deployment of AI in critical infrastructure sectors. Vulnerabilities affect CyberPower UPS management software. US congressmen put forward water system cybersecurity bill. Encore guest Garrett Bladow, Distinguished Engineer at Dragos, joins us from the CyberCon 2023 event in Bismarck, North Dakota. Garrett discusses active visibility into OT systems. The Learning Lab is currently on a hiatus this episode.

Ep 49 | 5.1.24

Critical infrastructure: Pending legislation and risks and rewards from AI.

Mandiant ties OT attacks to Sandworm. Russia-linked hackers target Texas water utilities. Belarusian hacktivists hit fertilizer company. CISA issues eight ICS advisories. Dave Bittner's Caveat podcast co host Ben Yelin joins him to discuss pending legislation with potential to affect critical infrastructure, as well as the Department of Energy’s assessment of the potential risks and rewards from AI. The Learning Lab is on a hiatus this episode, and will be returning soon!

Ep 48 | 4.17.24

Examining CIRCIA and VOLTZITE.

Chinese-manufactured devices in US networks see a 41% YoY increase. Ukraine-linked hackers deploy ICS malware against Russian infrastructure company. A look at cyberattacks that had physical consequences in 2023. Lessons from NERC’s GridEx exercise. Extension requested for comment period on CISA’s incident reporting rule. Guest Kate Ledesma, Senior Director Government Affairs at Dragos, talks about the Cybersecurity Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Proposed rule (CIRCIA). The Learning Lab returns has part 2 of Mark Urban and Josh Hanrahan's discussion adversary hunting and VOLTZITE (aka Volt Typhoon).

Ep 47 | 4.3.24

Hunting adversaries.

Sellafield nuclear waste site to be prosecuted for alleged cybersecurity failings. CISA issues draft proposal for cyber incident reporting by critical infrastructure entities. Threat actor targets Indian government and energy entities. Suspicious NuGet package appears to target developers in the industrial sector. Guest Eric Goldstein, Executive Assistant Director for Cybersecurity at CISA, shares their CIRCIA Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. The Learning Lab returns! Mark Urban and Josh Hanrahan discuss adversary hunting.

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Control Loop: The OT Cybersecurity Podcast
Dave Bittner
Dave Bittner is a security podcast host and one of the founders at CyberWire. He's a creator, producer, videographer, actor, experimenter, and entrepreneur. He's had a long career in the worlds of television, journalism and media production, and is one of the pioneers of non-linear editing and digital storytelling.
Schedule: Biweekly. Wednesdays.
Credits: Executive Editor is Peter Kilpe, Senior Producer is Jennifer Eiben, Dragos producers are Joanne Rasch, Mark Urban, and Monserrat Thomason, Show Design by Brandon Karpf, Sound Design by Elliott Peltzman, and Mixing by Tré Hester.
Creator: CyberWire, Inc.
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