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Preventing The Next Colonial Pipeline: Incident Response For OT Environments

July 22 @ 1pm ET | 10am PT

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Cyberattacks can be particularly disastrous for OT environments, as we saw with the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack in May 2021.

For companies that run OT (operational technology) environments, a cyberattack disrupts services and could damage critical infrastructure, forcing a complete shutdown of operations until resolved.

Incident response can help contain and minimize the impact of a breach, but organizations must develop and document a comprehensive incident response plan before an incident happens.

Join Matthew Warner, CTO and Co-Founder of Blumira, and Pascal Ackerman, Managing Director of Threat Services at ThreatGEN, as they discuss incident response best practices for OT environments.

They’ll cover:

  • How incident response for OT differs from IT environments 
  • Why bridging the OT and IT divide is critical to an effective IR plan 
  • What we can learn from Colonial Pipeline in regards to incident response

This interactive, conversational-style session encourages questions and engagement with viewers – so sign up today for access to our security experts.

Participants

Pascal Ackerman, Managing Director of Threat Services, ThreatGEN

Pascal Ackerman is a seasoned industrial security professional with a degree in electrical engineering and with 20+ years of experience in industrial network design and support, information and network security, risk assessments, pentesting, threat hunting and forensics. After almost two decades of hands-on, in-the-field and consulting experience, he joined ThreatGEN in 2019 and is currently employed as Managing Director of Threat Services and Research. His passion lies in analyzing new and existing threats to ICS environments and he fights cyber adversaries both from his home base and while traveling the world with his family as a digital nomad.

Matt Warner, CTO and Co-Founder, Blumira

Matt has over 10 years of experience in IT and development, focusing on business strategy, development, compliance, threat detection and penetration testing. Previously, he was Director of Security Services, Development & Security at NetWorks Group, responsible for defensive information security and services.

About Blumira’s Security Advisors Series

Blumira’s Security Advisor Series is a weekly virtual roundtable with experts in the information security and compliance industry offering insight into timely security topics. These interactive sessions encourage questions from the audience and engagement with viewers. Our mission is to bring awareness to current cybersecurity issues and provide trusted security advisors to the broader community