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Listen up Cyber-folks

Congressman James Langevin, (D) Rhode Island, keynotes the ACS Cybersecurity Conference: ...

Wurldtech expands product offerings

From the press release: Industrial Cyber-Security Leader Introduces New Achilles™ Health Check Program for Operators of Global Critical Infrastructure Wurldtech™ Expands Security Service Portfolio; Offering Industrial Organizations a Simple, Cost-Effective Solution to Protect the Integrity and Availability of SCADA and Process Control Systems Worldwide VANCOUVER, BC – February 27, 2008...

Joe Weiss on the FERC "approval" of the NERC CIPs

Over on "Unfettered" Joe Weiss reports that FERC has played Solomon with the NERC CIPs and the recommendations from people like the SP99 committee. Solomon, you will recall, determined who the mother of a baby was by threatening to cut it in half.

Mr. Weiss Goes to Washington

As a follow-up to Joe Weiss' appearance before the congressional homeland security subcommittee yesterday, you might want to check out the live coverage. Scroll down the page and click on the "Live Link."  It's just as good in pictures as in the written form.

Control's Joe Weiss testifies before Congress

 Weiss says. In direct, honest and riveting testimony before the House Committee on Homeland Security, Control's "other blogger" Joe Weiss yesterday hammered NERC, FERC and called NERC's attitude toward cybersecurity "alarming at best and negligent at worst," while he recommended that ISA be given responsi...

Joe Weiss "Unfettered"

I am delighted to report that Joe Weiss' new blog, "Unfettered" is now appearing on the ControlGlobal.com home page. You can also access it directly here. Joe Weiss P.E., CISM, is managing partner of Applied Control Solutions, LLC, in Cupertino, CA. You can contact him at joe.weiss@realtimeacs.com and (408) 253-7934For...

Talking to the Corner Office

This morning, I was supposed to give a speech at the RealtimeACS Cybersecurity Conference in Knoxville, Tenn. I couldn't make it, so I sent a video of the speech to Joe Weiss on a DVD. Katherine Bonfante, our Digital Managing Editor, has posted the speech at:  http://www.controlglobal.com/articles/2007/266.html For those of...

Homeland Security pronounces on control system security

The US Department of Homeland Security released its Catalog of Control Systems Requirements (Draft) July 2007  today. It is interesting reading. According to several commentators, it contains warnings about spam and social media-- things not entirely commonly associated with control syst...