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Building on ICS Security Basics—What’s Next?

  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 1:00 PM EST (2019-11-12 18:00:00 UTC)
  • Matthew Luallen, Kristen Poulos, Joseph Blankenship


  • Tripwire, Inc.

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Most industrial organizations are behind the curve when it comes to cybersecurity, facing mounting complexities like the IIoT, the skills gap, and the IT/OT divide. But what about industrial organizations that are already taking steps in the right direction and need to know what awaits them on the horizon? For industrial leaders who have already invested time in learning the basics of modern industrial cybersecurity, this expert panel webcast will explore what comes next. What practical next steps can your organization take to optimize your current cybersecurity program? What new threats and trends are emerging that you can get in front of now in order to meet the future well-prepared?

In Partnership with Tripwire and featuring the expertise of Forrester Research

Speaker Bios

Matthew Luallen

Matthew E. Luallen is a well-respected information professional, researcher, instructor, and author. Mr. Luallen is the president and co-founder of CYBATI, a strategic and practical educational and consulting company. Prior to incorporating CYBATI, he was a co-founder of Encari and provided strategic guidance for Argonne National Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy. He is adjunct faculty for DePaul University as well as a certified instructor and CCIE for Cisco Systems. As a certified instructor for the SANS Institute, Mr. Luallen teaches infrastructure architecture, wireless security, web application security, regulatory and standards compliance, and security essentials. 

Kristen Poulos

Kristen is the Vice President and General Manager for Belden’s Industrial Cybersecurity business, which includes products, services, and solutions offered by the Tripwire and Hirschmann brands. Prior, Kristen led the global marketing organization for Belden’s Enterprise business and previously worked in other marketing and product leadership roles. She is inspired by the fast pace and collaborative mindset of the cybersecurity community, which encourages technology partnerships and integrations to find ways to stay one step ahead of the threats.

Joseph Blankenship

Joseph supports security and risk professionals, helping clients develop security strategies and make informed decisions to protect against risk. He covers security infrastructure and operations, including tools for the security operations center (SOC). His research focuses on security monitoring, threat detection, insider threat, phishing prevention, operations, and management. His 12+ years of security experience includes marketing leadership and product marketing at Solutionary (NTT Security), McAfee (Intel Security), Vigilar, and IBM (ISS). 

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