The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)

The Center for Education and Research in
Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)

Lesley Carhart - Dragos, Inc.

Students: Spring 2024, unless noted otherwise, sessions will be virtual on Zoom.

You Are The Future of Industrial Cybersecurity

Nov 17, 2021

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Securing industrial networks has never been more crucial, but it's not as simple as just patching legacy computers or installing commercial tools. Responding to cybersecurity incidents in critical infrastructure environments poses unique challenges and requires a very unusual set of skills. This lecture will cover key terminology, operational differences, and technology differences between industrial and enterprise environments. Attendees will leave with an essential understanding of the challenges in the space and the skills they will need to develop to make a difference.

About the Speaker

Lesley Carhart
Lesley Carhart is a Principal Industrial Incident Responder at the industrial cybersecurity company Dragos, Inc. She has spent more than a decade of her 20+ year IT career specializing in information security, with a heavy focus on response to nation-state adversary attacks. She is recognized as a subject matter expert in the field of cybersecurity incident response and digital forensics.

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