Four Tips for Protecting Critical Infrastructure in the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

For many—including myself—November marks an important time of the calendar year; one where friends and family gather to honor what’s most important to our communities and way of life. It’s a time where we pay particular attention to protect all the...

Posted on Nov 16, 2018

Protect Your Ships With Secure IDN

During my first visit to one of the largest cruise ships in the world, I was amazed not only with the enormity of the vessel but more so by the “logistical ballet” that occurs on each embarkment day.  With the capacity to host over 6,000 passengers...

Posted on Sep 13, 2018

DEF CON 26: The Biggest Threat To Infrastructure Is Insecure Protocols

At DEF CON 26, there were many exciting hacks and exploits demonstrated against technologies ranging from self-driving cars to voting machines.  Attendees competed to “pwn” (slang for exploit, or “own”) whatever tech they could get their hands on.

Wh...

Posted on Aug 30, 2018

The Beginning of a Smart Partnership for Intelligent Buildings

There’s been lots of talk and research about intelligent buildings and cities that are growing smarter by the day with an eye on optimizing energy consumption, increasing operational efficiency, and simply creating the ‘wow’ factor. Check out the...

Posted on Aug 27, 2018

Making the Most of DEF CON

Over the three short days I spent in the Nevada desert, I had the chance to learn about everything from PLC hacking, to which Vegas buffet is best, and I’m sure I missed a lot in between. So, with DEF CON 26 in the books, I’ve taken the chance to...

Posted on Aug 22, 2018

5 Things to bring to DEF CON

If you are not aware, DEF CON is a yearly hacker pilgrimage to Las Vegas. I was able to go this year for the second time. It is always a fun place to learn about what is going on in the hacking community, stay up to date on the latest computer...

Posted on Aug 17, 2018

Protecting Your Airplanes With Secure IDN

Airplanes have come quite a long way since I worked at Boeing. During my tenure at the commercial aircraft company, I led a project team that designed the beginning of the digital flight instruments integration that would eventually be used for their...

Posted on Aug 9, 2018