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 6 | 8.10.22

Pipeline cybersecurity mitigation actions, contingency planning, and testing.

BlackCat ransomware gang hits Luxembourg energy company. Predatory Sparrow's assault on Iran's steel industry. MOXA issues patches for two vulnerabilities. ICS security advisories. Two security bills pass the US House. Insider threat: Spain arrests nuclear plant employees. The human risk to OT systems.

Ep 5 | 7.27.22

Demystifying the alphabet soup of OT, IT, IOT.

More deniable DDoS attacks strike countries friendly to Ukraine. Russian intentions and capabilities in its hybrid war. Log4j is now “endemic.” CISA’s ICS security advisories. Operational technology and the C2C market. TSA issues revised pipeline cybersecurity guidelines. Zero-trust comes to OT. Our guest is Puesh Kumar from the Department of Energy, discussing the DOE’s efforts to secure critical infrastructure, and to secure clean energy infrastructure.

Ep 4 | 7.13.22

CMMC and your industrial environment, plus the five most critical security controls.

A cyberattack hits a Ukrainian energy provider. A Chinese-speaking threat actor targets building automation systems. An Iranian steel mill suspends production due to a cyberattack. The US US TSA issues relaxed pipeline cybersecurity directives. A US cybersecurity bill focuses on training. Ian Frist from BlueVoyant joins us to discuss on what CMMC will mean for ICS environments. And in the Learning Lab, Robert M Lee joins us to explain the five critical controls for ICS.

Ep 3 | 6.29.22

The OT-CERT provides critical resources to the industrial community.

ICEFALL affects OT devices. Thermal cameras and industrial processes. Sandworm spies on infrastructure. Ransomware hits auto parts manufacturer. Most electricity, oil & gas, manufacturing firms have seen cyberattacks. Nuclear facility cyber exercises. Connecticut Guard trains to defend utilities.

Ep 2 | 6.15.22

ICS training and education is a maturing domain.

UK Attorney General discusses hacking back in defense of critical infrastructure. Ethiopia says it stopped cyberattacks on its Nile dam. Recommended cybersecurity improvements for dams in the Southeastern US. Water system security. MITRE releases supply chain security framework. CISA and its partners issue guidelines for evaluating 5G implementation. Deloitte opens a Smart Factory at Wichita State University.

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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.
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