Author Archives: Debbie Windle

April 23rd Briefing SARA from the Neck Up – Connecting Knowledge Centers

SARA from the Neck Up – Connecting Knowledge Centers Wednesday April 23rd 1:00-2:00 pm EDT The emergence of knowledge sharing as a key defensive measure raises a common question: “Who should I listen to?”. The answer lies in the ability for knowledge centers … Continue reading

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Introduction to the Situational Awareness Reference Architecture (SARA)

If you haven’t yet been briefed on SARA make sure to get registered for one of our Tuesday webinars… These sessions are held many Tuesdays at 1pm Eastern US Time. In this 45-minute session ICS-ISAC Chair Chris Blask provides an introduction for … Continue reading

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ICS-ISAC discusses cost-effective cybersecurity options

March 28, 2014  •  InsideCybersecurity.com The cybersecurity information-sharing group for industrial control system operators is highlighting low-cost detection tools that could benefit small and mid-sized facility operators as part of a “situational awareness” campaign that tracks with many features of … Continue reading

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March 2014 Briefing Recording: SARA: Understanding and Implementing Shared Situational Awareness

SARA (the Situational Awareness Reference Architecture) provides applicable steps for creating local and shared situational awareness. In this session SARA was described and discussed by industry leaders — including Fred Cohen (Fearless Security) and Graham Speake (Yokogawa) — who have … Continue reading

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Utilizing Big Data within ICS, SCADA, AMI and Smart Grid Systems

Utilizing Big Data within ICS, SCADA, AMI and Smart Grid Systems Tuesday April 8th 3:00-4:00 pm ET The Centre for Energy Advancement through Technological Innovation (CEATI) is hosting a webinar presented by ICS-ISAC Chair Chris Blask that is focused on “Utilizing Big Data within ICS, SCADA, … Continue reading

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Real-Time Systems Need Real-Time Security Requirements

  Read about how SARA is addressing the need for real-time system security requirements… Real-Time Systems Need Real-Time Security Requirements: the Value of Agile Detective and Corrective Security Controls http://www.enernex.com/blog/real-time-systems-need-real-time-security-controls-dont-underestimate-the-value-of-agile-detective-and-corrective-security-controls/  

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Why hackable industrial controls won’t soon improve

Views from ICS-ISAC Chair Chris Blask & Qualys’ Billy Rios http://lastwatchdog.com/hackable-industrial-controls-wont-improve/

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March 26 Webinar: SARA – Understanding and Implementing Shared Situational Awareness (updated)

SARA – Understanding and Implementing Shared Situational Awareness Wednesday March 26th 1:00-2:00 pm EDT SARA (the Situational Awareness Reference Architecture) provides applicable steps for creating local and shared situational awareness. In this session SARA will be described and discussed by industry … Continue reading

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Why hackable industrial controls won’t soon improve

March 2014  •  LastWatchDog.com At the root of concern about cyber attacks against our nation’s critical infrastructure is the profoundly hackable state of industrial controls. Yet, discussion about the abject lack of security in ICS, SCADA and PLC systems has … Continue reading

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SARA – Understanding and Implementing Shared Situational Awareness — an ICS ISAC Public Briefing

SARA – Understanding and Implementing Shared Situational Awareness   SARA (the Situational Awareness Reference Architecture) provides applicable steps for creating local and shared situational awareness. In this session SARA will be described and discussed by industry leaders involved in its … Continue reading

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