General security

Saving lives with ICS and critical infrastructure security

March 28, 2019 by Jeff Peters

On this episode of the Infosec Cyberspeak podcast, Emily Miller, director of national security and critical infrastructure programs at Mocana, discusses her passion for critical infrastructure security and how securing industrial Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices is really about saving lives.

In the podcast, Miller and host Chris Sienko discuss:

– When did you first get involved in computers and security? (1:45)
– Do you work primarily in the private sector, government sector or both? (4:35)
– What types of services and products does Mocana offer? (5:40)
– How is securing industrial IoT about saving lives? (8:55)
– What are some infrastructure aspects you think need more attention? (10:50)
– What are your thoughts on the way the media covers infrastructure security? (14:25)
– How do organizations identify and begin to address risk related to insecure devices? (18:45)
– What are your daily job duties as director of national security and critical infrastructure programs? (20:10)
– How can we make tech careers more accessible to women? (23:30)
– What should organizations be doing to make themselves more desirable to diverse candidates ? (29:30)
– What are some industrial IoT security issues we need to focus on in 2019? (31:30)

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Posted: March 28, 2019
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