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USBs Behaving Badly - How to Control USB Usage in Operational Networks

  • Thursday, March 14th, 2019 at 10:30 AM EDT (14:30:00 UTC)
  • Sam Wilson and Matt Wiseman
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  • Honeywell International

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Industrial operators have traditionally faced a difficult choice --shut down use of convenient portable media like USB storage devices, or open up their network to security threats. In this Webinar, learn how companies in the Oil & Gas, Pulp & Paper, and other process industries are tightly controlling and monitoring USBs to ensure plant operations are both safe and productive. The latest behavioral USB attacks will be explained, as well as recent research revealing that nearly half (44%) of industrial sites surveyed detected and blocked at least one malicious or suspicious USB file. Walk away with scalable and efficient USB security best practices that meet industry cybersecurity standards, reduce your portable media risks, and keep your plant compliant.

Speaker Bios

Sam Wilson

Sam Wilson has been with Honeywell for over 18 years and currently serving as Global Product Marketing Manager in the Industrial Cybersecurity team. Since joining Honeywell, Sam has held several leadership positions related to IT operations and corporate security, including four years with the corporate risk assessment team.

Based in Canada, Sam holds an undergraduate degree from Western University, is Six Sigma Black Belt certified and has obtained various cyber related certifications with ISC2 and the Cloud Security Alliance including CISSP and CCSK. He is an active member of the ICS community and enjoys interactions with customers across international regions.

Matt Wiseman

Matt Wiseman is the Global Product Marketing Specialist responsible for managing Honeywell’s Secure Media Exchange (SMX). During his 3 years with the company, Matt has been a part of the Honeywell Process Solutions New Product Introduction team and the Honeywell Industrial Cybersecurity organization. His passion for cybersecurity comes from a love of solving unique business cases and deciphering complex problems.  

Based in Canada, Matt holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management with an Honors Specialization in Finance from Western University. In addition, Matt has obtained a variety of cyber related certifications. Outside of the office, Matt is committed to on-going education in all aspects of life, loves the outdoors and spending quality time with family and friends. Always up for a new challenge, he is looking forward to helping others navigate the fast-paced world of cybersecurity.

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