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ICS Asset Identification: It’s More Than Just Security: A SANS Panel Discussion

  • Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT (2020-07-15 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Mark Bristow, Marc Blackmer, Marty Edwards, Del Rodillas


  • Cisco Systems Inc.
  • Palo Alto Networks
  • Tenable

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In this webcast, sponsor representatives and report author Mark Bristow will discuss the new SANS report, ICS Asset Identification: Its More Than Just Security. This roundtable will explore themes from the paper, including:

  • Why asset identification is critical for OT/plant managers when developing and implementing a plan to manage risk
  • Where and how to get resources needed to start an asset identification program
  • How to convince senior management and board members that asset identification is not just a security need

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Speaker Bios

Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow, a SANS instructor for ICS515: ICS Active Defense and Incident Response, is Branch Chief for Cyber Defense Operations at the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), using his expertise in incident response (IR), industrial control systems, network monitoring and defense to support national security interests. Before that, Mark was Chief of the ICS Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) incident response. He also worked for CSRA and Securicon, supporting a variety of private and public sector clients. Mark has been involved in high-profile IR efforts, including the Ukrainian power grid attack, intrusions into U.S. election infrastructure and Russian attempts to access the U.S. power grid.

Marc Blackmer

Marc Blackmer is the product manager for IoT Security at Cisco. He has spent more than 20 years assisting some of the world's top energy producers, financial institutions, and governments worldwide defend their critical assets from cyber threats. His technical background in information technology engineering, ICS and IoT cybersecurity, and IT governance, risk, and compliance, brings a unique perspective to addressing the threats facing organizations today. Marc is an advocate for STEM/STEAM education. He is also the founder of 1NTERRUPT, a 501(c)(3) non-profit created to engage and intrigue students about the exciting world of cybersecurity.

Marty Edwards

Marty Edwards is a globally recognized Operational Technology (OT) and Industrial Control System (ICS) cybersecurity expert who collaborates with industry, government and academia to raise awareness of the growing security risks impacting critical infrastructure and the need to take steps to mitigate them. As Vice President of Operational Technology Security at Tenable, Edwards works with government and industry leaders throughout the world to broaden understanding and implementation of people, process and technology solutions to reduce their overall cyber risk. Prior to joining Tenable in 2019, Edwards—a 30‐year industry veteran—served as the Global Director of Education at the International Society of Automation (ISA).

Del Rodillas

Del Rodillas is the Director of OT Industry Solutions at Palo Alto Networks. He currently leads a global team of security architects focused on developing and evangelizing OT security architectures and solutions. His over 24 years of industry experience spans OT Cybersecurity, Networking, Aerospace/Defense, and High Tech Manufacturing with roles in strategic marketing and engineering. Del holds a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University, an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and has been certified as a Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP).

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