ICS/OT Regulation, Part 2 – Jim Gilsinn – SCW #64
Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and Operational Technology (OT) have risks and consequences in the real world, such as the health and safety of people, but how those industries handle the potential cybersecurity risks varies greatly depending on the regulation that has been applied. The US Government has declared many different industries as critical infrastructures with different levels of prioritization placed on cybersecurity regulation.
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Jim Gilsinn is a Principal Industrial Consultant at the industrial cybersecurity company Dragos, Inc. where he primarily focuses on improving customer cybersecurity posture through the application of standards and robust network architectures.
Prior to joining Dragos, Jim was the Principal Engineer for ICS security at Kenexis Consulting where he led a team that assisted ICS/SCADA customers evaluate and improve their cyber security posture.
Jim began his career in the Engineering Laboratory at the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). There, he worked on a variety of projects, including ICS/SCADA network performance and security, wireless smart sensors, prototype sensor development, and unmanned ground vehicles.