John Livingston leads Verve Industrial's mission to protect the world’s infrastructure. He brings 20+ years of experience from McKinsey & Co., advising large companies in strategy and operations. Recognizing the challenges of greater industrial connectivity, John joined Verve Industrial to help companies find the lowest cost and simplest solutions to their controls, data and ICS security challenges.
Respond to growing OT vulnerabilities with endpoint systems management
A recent cybersecurity advisory alert details the Top 15 Common OT Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) routinely exploited by malicious cyber actors in 2021, as well as other CVEs frequently exploited.
Adapting XDR for OT cybersecurity
These five adaptations of traditional IT XDR allow IT security teams to achieve effective and efficient multi-telemetry detection and response in OT environments.
Five principles for guiding OT cybersecurity governance
Five principles to establish the right operational technology (OT) cybersecurity governance model for an industrial organization can create a more secure environment.
Lack of qualified cybersecurity personnel for wastewater facilities
Many water, wastewater, and other critical infrastructure organizations lack OT personnel skilled in cybersecurity and this could be dangerous when facing ransomware attacks such as BlackMatter
Reducing risk and responding to industrial environment threats
Many industrial organizations want “visibility” or “detection” but aren’t clear on the ultimate objective or how to measure it.
Five steps for OT endpoint security success
Organizations need endpoint security and protection to stop ransomware in its tracks, but also to demonstrate improvement and secure baselines to various stakeholders.
Reducing risk and responding to threats in industrial environments
Know the overall objectives of operational technology (OT) cybersecurity and to ensure progress against risk reduction and threat response. Three steps for reducing risk and threat response are highlighted.
Four key steps to help your organization achieve IT-OT convergence
IT and OT teams often seem like they're in different worlds. To bring true IT security into the OT environment, here are four key steps to help organizations create IT-OT convergence.
Managing the costs of OT cyber insurance
Cybersecurity insurance is a major aspect of risk management for many companies as attacks against operational technology increase. Four safeguards against ransomware are highlighted.
Companies need to reassess their cyber-physical security risk
Chief financial officers (CFOs) and audit committees need to have a radical reimagining of what cyber-physical security risk means for their organizations.