Remote access, Attack surface mgmt

Florida Water Treatment Facility Hack, and the Convergence of OT & IT – Damon Small – ESW #227

May 12, 2021

What lessons can others still learn from the attack on the Florida water treatment facility? How does this incident shine a light on cybersecurity risks associated with the convergence of OT and IT? And what can be done to mitigate these risks?

Segment Resources:
https://newsroom.nccgroup.com/news/insight-florida-citys-water-supply-attack-420952 https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/13/us/florida-hack-remote-access/index.html Visit https://www.securityweekly.com/esw for all the latest episodes!

Full Episode Show Notes

Florida Water Treatment Facility Hack, and the Convergence of OT & IT

Guests

Damon Small

Damon Small - Technical Director of Security Consulting at NCC Group

@damonsmall

Damon Small, MSc.IA, CISSP, is Technical Director of Security Consulting at NCC Group North America (https://www.nccgroup.com/us/), where he consults with global leaders in critical infrastructure defense with specialty in oil and gas, aerospace and healthcare. He’s a founding member of the Operational Technology Cyber Security Alliance (https://otcsalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Introduction-to-the-OTCSA.pdf) and has deep expertise in operational technology.

Hosts

Adrian Sanabria

Adrian Sanabria - Senior Research Engineer at CyberRisk Alliance

@sawaba

Adrian is an outspoken researcher that doesn't shy away from uncomfortable truths. He loves to write about the security industry, tell stories, and still sees the glass as half full.

Paul Asadoorian

Paul Asadoorian - Founder at Security Weekly

@securityweekly

Paul Asadoorian is the founder of Security Weekly, which was acquired by CyberRisk Alliance. Paul spent time “in the trenches” implementing security programs for a lottery company and then a large university. Paul is offensive, having spent several years as a penetration tester. As Product Evangelist for Tenable Network Security, Paul built a library of materials on the topic of vulnerability management. When not hacking together embedded systems (or just plain hacking them) or coding silly projects in Python, Paul can be found researching his next set of headphones.

Tyler Shields

Tyler Shields - CMO at JupiterOne

@txs

Tyler advises, guides, and operates high tech startups primarily in the B2B security space. He is a former market analyst, engineer, product manager, marketing leader, and partnership manager. In other words, Tyler builds and grows businesses - in all aspects. He's a board advisor, angel investor, and board member at multiple firms and an investment advisor for a venture debt business. He loves to play guitar and poker in his free time.

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