Incident response

Public Utility Security and National Guard Support – Chris Elgee, Jim McPherson – PSW #650

Public utilities are under fire from malicious actors now, more than ever. At the same time, authorities for National Guard units are expanding, allowing greater levels of support. However, this only works when relationships already exist.

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Guests

Chris Elgee
Chris Elgee
Major at Massachusetts Army National Guard

Chris Elgee is a Core NetWars Tournament design lead and penetration tester. At Counter Hack, he creates Holiday Hack and NetWars challenges designed to be fun, engaging, and (gasp!) educational for players of all skill levels. Through his work with SANS and the Army National Guard, Chris shares his love of cybersecurity to educate, prepare, and inspire students and soldiers alike. Outside of work, Chris enjoys volunteering, playing bass at church, and spending time with his wife and four kids.

Jim McPherson
Jim McPherson
Cyber Security Analyst at Undisclosed

Jim is a cyber security expert with over 15 years in the security industry in both government and private sectors, his current efforts see him participating in the national effort to secure and defend critical infrastructure from cyber attack. Prior to his work in cyber security Jim served in the US Army with the 10th Mount Division for 10 ½ years as an Army Ranger and Sniper serving in 3 combat tours.

Hosts

Paul Asadoorian
Paul Asadoorian
Founder at Security Weekly
Jeff Man
Jeff Man
Information Security Evangelist at Online Business Systems
Joff Thyer
Joff Thyer
Security Analyst at Black Hills Information Security
Larry Pesce
Larry Pesce
Principal Managing Consultant and Director of Research & Development at InGuardians
Lee Neely
Lee Neely
Information Assurance APL at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Tyler Robinson
Tyler Robinson
Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc and Founder & CEO of Dark Element at Trimarc Security
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