Tim Mullen

Understanding CIA in an OT environment

Any IT professional will tell you that the CIA triad is key to understanding, evaluating, and mitigating risk. Those OT professionals who are familiar with the CIA triad, and not all are, are likely to say “you have it backwards!” In this blog we’ll briefly explain what the CIA triad is, how to use its components of Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability to evaluate OT cybersecurity risks, and how to recognize the differences between them in IT and OT to avoid confusion.

Implications of Log4J in your Control System

Recently across the news there has been a lot of discussion about “Log4J vulnerability” This is a...

Working with OMAC to Develop Industry Best Practices for Remote Access Security

In the past decade or so, many organizations have incorporated network connectivity into their...

Don't Let Your Remote Access Platform Be Your Cybersecurity Weakness

Today, many critical infrastructure facilities, such as water and sewage treatment plants, have...

Six Strategies for Hardening New OT PCs

Most manufacturing organizations understand the importance of implementing cybersecurity...

Understanding Your Organization’s Cyber Posture

As the plant floor becomes more connected, ensuring proper cyber protections for industrial control...