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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Ep 13 | 11.16.22

Looking to the future of the OT space.

The US Department of Energy seeks to improve visibility into ICS environments. NIST has issued a proposal for upgrading cybersecurity at water plants in the US. A patch has been issued for a critical vulnerability that affects flow computers from ABB. Guest Ashif Samnani of Cenovus Energy shares insights from his nearly two decade career in the OT world. In the Learning Lab, hear the third in a series with Mike Hoffman, a Principal Industrial Consultant at Dragos, teaching infosec professionals how to think about OT security. This segment discusses looking at crown jewel analysis and understanding what really matters within your environment.

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Ep 12 | 11.2.22

Critical infrastructure in the crosshairs.

CISA releases cross-sector cybersecurity performance goals. A look at the ransomware threat to industrial organizations. The TSA says it will issue new aviation cybersecurity requirements, and announces a railway cybersecurity directive. The White House focuses on cybersecurity in the chemical sector. Guest Jim Richberg of Fortinet addresses the evolving threat landscape and coming supply chain risks. In the Learning Lab, hear the second in a series with Mike Hoffman, a Principal Industrial Consultant at Dragos, teaching infosec professionals how to think about OT security. This segment discusses the critical aspects of OT systems that have to be considered before thinking about security.

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Ep 11 | 10.19.22

An IT security professional walks into an OT bar.

An assessment of port and terminal cybersecurity in the US. Tata Power discloses a cyberattack. The White House issues statements on cybersecurity. India’s power company collaborates on energy sector cybersecurity. Guests Special Agent in Charge, Tom Sobocinski, and Supervisory Special Agent for Cyber, Tom Breeden, of the FBI Baltimore Field Office, discuss the FBI's collaborative approach to working with industry. In the Learning Lab, Mike Hoffman of Dragos kicks off the first of 3 segments on teaching infosec professionals how to think about OT security with the fundamental differences between IT security and OT security.

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Ep 10 | 10.5.22

Disrupt, disable, deny, deceive, and/or destroy.

Nord Stream pipelines sabotaged in a kinetic attack. NSA and CISA issue guidance on ICS threats. Ukraine anticipates Russian cyberattacks against the energy sector. Dragos receives CVE numbering authority. CISA's ICS Advisories. Guest Dawn Cappelli of Dragos shares an update on OT-CERT. In the Learning Lab, Mark Urban and Phil Tonkin of Dragos talk about where does all that electricity that is generated go?

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Ep 9 | 9.21.22

Providing a safe and secure OT infrastructure.

The Palestinian hacktivist group GhostSec compromises Israeli PLCs. North Korea’s Lazarus Group targets the energy sector. The White House issues a memorandum on supply chain security. CISA issues advisories on ICS vulnerabilities. Guest Rachael Conrad of Rockwell Automation talks about how industrial automation organizations can achieve their connected enterprise by providing a safe and secure OT infrastructure. In the Learning Lab, Dragos' Mark Urban discusses the scale of the generation of electricity.

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Control Loop: The OT Cybersecurity Podcast
Host(s)
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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