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.
Malicious cyber incidents affecting the US grid from compromising control system vendors as well as the utilities themselves have been on-going for more than 15 years. Yet, NERC refuses to call cyber incidents “cyber”.
I will be speaking at the 2019 GE Edge and Controls Symposium September 10-12, 2019 at GE Corporate R&D headquarters in Niskayuna, NY. There will be a focus on physical-cyber systems including control system cyber security.
It is important to train engineers and IT/OT and expand the scope from network threat hunting to include ICS incident hunting. Perhaps we as an industry could collaborate on this important, but missing, task.
The USAID Program issued a Broad Area Agency Announcement to seek participation for research and development interventions to address cyber security for critical infrastructures in the Ukraine. I am honored to have been selected as an Expert to support this effort.