Control Systems Cybersecurity Expert, Joseph M. Weiss, is an international authority on cybersecurity, control systems and system security. Weiss weighs in on cybersecurity, science and technology, security emerging threats and more.
The CIPAG Metrics Workgroup for Water was convened by the Water Sector Coordinating Council and Government Coordinating Council to develop a national performance measurement system for the water sector. Consequently, they issued “Recommendations of the CIPAC Metrics Work Group for Water” dated June 2008. It is an extremely disappointing document.
I was asked by CSIS, the Center for Strategic and International Studies to prepare a white paper for them as part of their charter to produce recommendations for the non-partisan Blue Ribbon Commission on Cyber Security to present to the next administration, regardless of who wins the November election...
Team Lead Stefan Lueders reports in the current edition of The Industrial Ethernet Book that only 66% of CERN's PLCs passed NESSUS testing, while only 74% passed Netwox testing. These are very high failure rates when you consider that these PLCs are in industrial control systems in a testing laboratory...
Press Release Michael J. Assante Named as NERC Chief Security Officer Release now available at: www.nerc.com. PRINCETON, N.J., August 18, 2008 – The North American Electric Reliability Corporation announced today that Michael J. Assante has been named its new Chief Security Officer.
I need to be very clear about this. I am not attending PCSF next week because of the press of work here. I have a 100 page magazine to get out by Friday of next week, and we are significantly behind schedule. I sincerely regret not being able to be present.
The following is an ad from Digital Bond's website. It is the second time they have advertised for control system expertise AFTER obtaining a DHS or DOE contract. "Digital Bond is still hiring security researchers to help with Bandolier, Portaledge and Quickdraw.
Overall ACS Conference Observations After a grueling week, I had a chance to collect my thoughts and have the following observations: - The attendees felt the Conference was a major success and want it to continue. - People will come if they think there is information of value.