Operational Technology Knowledge Gap in Industrial Control System Security presented at ISC2SecureSummit 2019

by Craig Reeds,

Summary : When it comes to cyber security of Industrial Control Networks, the biggest problem is the lack of OT knowledge among cyber security professionals. Most everyone in cyber security has the IT knowledge, but it cannot always be applied to an OT situation. For instance, when running an Nmap scan on a utility's production network, if you do too intense of a scan, you can lock up the Remote Terminal Units (RTU's).