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A Missing Link Between the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and the Critical Infrastructure Cyber Community Voluntary Program

Two weeks ago, I attended the DHS “Critical Infrastructure Cyber Community Voluntary Program” (CCubedVP) Energy-specific road show event in Houston, TX. In October, I participated in a similar but more ...

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Network Perimeter Defense: Best Practices in Network Segmentation

EnergySec’s new white paper, “Network Perimeter Defense: Best Practices in Network Segmentation,” has now been released. Read the paper for tips on how to segment operational technology (OT) and informational technology (IT) ...

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EnergySec Assists on Atlantic Council Project

EnergySec’s Jack Whitsitt assisted in an Atlantic Council project to establish Confidence-Building Measures (CBM) in cyberspace. CBMs are practical measures between nation states to prevent and manage crises between states, ...

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EnergySec Honors Executive and Professionals of the Year

EnergySec is excited to announce Lena Smart as the recipient of the Energy Sector Security Executive of the Year, and Adam Crain and Chris Sistrunk as the Energy Sector Security Professionals of the Year. In selecting the Executive of the Year, we looked for a person who was in senior management, and directly responsible for […]

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EnergySec 10th Anniversary Security Summit Presentation Archive

This year’s Annual Security Summit held in Austin, Texas from August 18-22 has concluded. Thank you to all who participated and helped make this a huge success! Be sure to mark your calendars for next year’s summit: 11th Annual Security & Compliance Summit September 15-18, 2015 Washington, D.C. Below you will find the presentations from all presenters […]

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Webinar: Sprinting to Meet NERC CIP V: EnergySec’s Deep-Dive into CIP-010-1

Partnered with: Abstract For many electric utility organizations managing NERC CIP requirements is a constant struggle. With the latest version of NERC CIP set to be enforceable in April 2016 it is imperative organizations begin preparing now to comply with updated requirements. Preparing to tackle CIP-010, Change Management and Vulnerability, is better done sooner rather […]

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From DigitalBond – CRISP: Market Failure and Fools Gold.

Read the entire article here – CRISP: Market Failure and Fools Gold « Digital Bond’s SCADA Security Portal. <snippet> “CRISP, like Cyberstorm, LOGIIC and many others, will undoubtedly be called a success. You can write the press release before the event or project is finished. The criteria for success is the various organizations come together to […]

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Webinar: NERC CIP Version 5 – Electronic Security Perimeters and Interactive Remote Access

Partnered with: The video of the webinar can be viewed at http://vimeo.com/user13873572/review/110487483/691f8d029f Abstract The effective date for CIP version 5 Standards is fast approaching and entities are beginning to implement new controls to meet the updated requirements. Among the significant changes are new requirements related to Electronic Security Perimeters and Interactive Remote Access. Join EnergySec, ENMAX […]

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Cybersecurity Framework Progress Report: Thoughts and commentary from NIST’s 6th Workshop

By Jack Whitsitt Now that the NIST Cybersecurity Framework has been out in the wild for some time, it’s worth evaluating how it has begun to play out in the real world. A good place to find out was October’s 6th Framework Workshop in Tampa, FL. Industry, government, and academic representatives were out in force […]

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Practical Cybersecurity Frameworks For Executives, Management, and Technologists: ES-C2M2, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, and Beyond – Washington D.C. – March 10-11, 2015

EnergySec Members receive a 30% discount. Click here or send an email to info@energysec.org for your special code. SEATS ARE LIMITED TO THE FIRST 30 REGISTRATIONS We have group rates! * Please click here or call 877-267-4732 to receive a group rate code. Group Size Discount 4-7 5% 8-11 10% 12 or more 15% * Does not […]

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