One of the biggest challenges organizations face is developing a robust business plan that creates the right momentum, focus and budget required to protect against cyber-related threats. A successful business plan in OT cybersecurity includes making demonstrable and measurable improvements in an organizations OT security posture and aligns organizational resources and team buy-in.

In this session, Verve’s VP Solutions, Rick Kaun, shares how to:

  • Define overall expectations and set measurable goals
  • Identify key stakeholders and successfully secure cross-department buy-in
  • Gather data on potential threats and risks
  • Create a risk remediation roadmap and vendor-agnostic management solutions

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Taking Security Directly to the Endpoint

There is no shortage of security solutions that aim to protect the perimeter, the network and to provide alerting and monitoring. What is sorely missing, however, is significant risk reduction on the endpoints themselves.  This has traditionally been due to ‘poorly fitting’ security tools, gaps in traditional IT security tools, and the inability to scale what is usually a manual…

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Think Global, Act Local in Industrial OT Security

A presentation by VP Solutions, Rick Kaun during Bsides Calgary 2020

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Risk in Context – When to Patch, When to Let It Ride

Rick Kaun takes us deep into the world of patching OT systems, how it drastically differs from IT patching, and what the process looks like in action. We also have a look at how to quantify risk in OT, as that’s part of the process of deciding what to patch first, and how to prioritize a large workload of patching…

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