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 26 | 5.31.23

Taking a look at cyber insurance in the industrial space.

China's Volt Typhoon snoops into US infrastructure, with special attention to Guam. Is CosmicEnergy just red-teaming, or is it a threat straight out of Red Square? Siemens patches a vulnerability endemic to the energy sector. An update on the Vulkan Papers. A cyberattack leads Suzuki to shut down its Indian production line. BlackBasta conducts ransomware attack against Swiss technology company ABB, and claims responsibility for Rheinmetall attack. Food and Agriculture Information Sharing and Analysis Center stands up.

Ep 25 | 5.17.23

Internal Network Security Monitoring (INSM) for the electrical sector.

Ukraine argues that cyberattacks against civilian infrastructure should be classified as war crimes. The Five Eyes take down Turla and its Snake malware. An Iranian threat actor turns its attention to infrastructure. The Bitter APT may be targeting Asia-Pacific energy companies. A Colonial Pipeline retrospective. ETHOS: a new private-sector OT risk information-sharing platform. CISA requests comment on software self-attestation form. Guest is Patrick Miller, CEO of Ampere Industrial Security, discussing INSM (Internal Network Security Monitoring) as a concept for the electric sector. In the Learning Lab, Dragos’ Mark Urban is joined by Dragos Principal Adversary Hunter Kyle O’Meara and Dragos Principal Intelligence Technical Account Manager Michael Gardener to discuss threat hunting.

Ep 24 | 5.3.23

Asset inventory: Part of ICS network visibility and monitoring.

Hacktivists versus irrigation. Maritime cybersecurity. JCDC and pre-ransomware notification. Ransomware at Fincantieri Marinette Marine. NSA warns of Russian ransomware disrupting supply chains. Guest Mike Hoffman is Technical Leader Global Services at Dragos & a SANS instructor. Mike will be discussing IT/OT misalignment. In the Learning Lab, Dragos’ Mark Urban is joined by Dragos’s Senior Product Manager Jordan Wilkerson to dig into ICS network visibility and monitoring, which is the third of the SANS Institute’s 5 ICS Cybersecurity Critical Controls.

Ep 23 | 4.19.23

Unique OT characteristics and points of IT convergence.

Cyberattacks against Canada’s agriculture sector. Hitachi ransomware incident. Africa’s industrial sector under cyberattack. TSA issues new aviation cybersecurity requirements. Ransomware Vulnerability Warning Pilot supports critical infrastructure operators. Patch Tuesday and OT. Guest JD Christopher, Dragos’ Director of Cyber Risk, discusses ICS security standards and regulations and how efforts finalized in 2022 will shape the OT programs of the next decade. In the Learning Lab, Dragos’ Mark Urban is joined by their CEO Robert M. Lee to talk about the unique characteristics of OT and points of IT convergence.

Ep 22 | 4.5.23

The challenges of carrying out vulnerability management.

The Vulkan Papers. The Cyberspace Solarium Commission recommends that CISA set up a test bed to improve maritime cybersecurity. Dragos CEO on critical infrastructure cybersecurity. The JCDC’s pre-ransomware notification efforts. Guest Mike Hoffman, Technical Leader Global Services at Dragos & a SANS instructor, discusses challenges carrying out vulnerability management. In the Learning Lab, Dragos’ VP Product & Industry Market Strategy Mark Urban concludes his two-part discussion about industrial cyber threat intel & collective intelligence with Seth Lacy, Principal Threat Hunter at Dragos.

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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 and Mark Urban, Show Design by Brandon Karpf, Sound Design by Elliott Peltzman, and Mixing by Tré Hester.
Creator: CyberWire, Inc.
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