Cyber security interview with SANS executive

Control Engineering editor Peter Welander caught up with Stephen Northcutt, president of the SANS Institute educational division, a widely recognized source for information security training, certification and research, to talk to about key issues in cyber security. Northcutt, known for his engaging presentations, describes some current cyber security concerns, his recommendations for new secu...
By Control Engineering Staff May 1, 2008

Control Engineering editor Peter Welander caught up with Stephen Northcutt, president of the SANS Institute educational division, a widely recognized source for information security training, certification and research, to talk to about key issues in cyber security.

Northcutt, known for his engaging presentations, describes some current cyber security concerns, his recommendations for new security managers, and why your laptop computer may not be as well protected as you might think. The discussion includes simple measures you can take for your own system, as well as questions you can ask to see if your plant networks are getting the protection they deserve.

A podcast of the interview is available at www.controleng.com by typing in “cyber security SANS” in the search engine.