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Risk Matters X.0 is a podcast focused on understanding how risk affects us today and into the next decade. Join us as we talk all things risk and why it matters to the people, businesses and industries that sustain our world.

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    • 3.8 • 4 Ratings

Risk Matters X.0 is a podcast focused on understanding how risk affects us today and into the next decade. Join us as we talk all things risk and why it matters to the people, businesses and industries that sustain our world.

    What’s the Best Approach to Investing in OT Cyber Long-term?

    What’s the Best Approach to Investing in OT Cyber Long-term?

    88% of Boards of Directors view cybersecurity as a business risk— so why are budgets for industrial cybersecurity so scarce? Funding is often an issue because cybersecurity for Operational Technology (OT) environments is a relatively new idea brought on by the rapid IT-OT convergence. In this mini-episode, Ian Bramson, Global Head of Industrial Cybersecurity, and Rob Wade, Global Head of Sales and Strategy for Industrial Cybersecurity, walk through the journey of solidifying budget and buy-in...

    • 9 min
    Are Cybersecurity Professionals Equipped for the IT-OT Convergence?

    Are Cybersecurity Professionals Equipped for the IT-OT Convergence?

    Do Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) environments have anything in common? While some cybersecurity professionals may answer yes, the reality is that IT and OT are two separate worlds with vastly different priorities. In this mini-episode, Ian Bramson, Global Head of Industrial Cybersecurity, and Keon McEwen, Global Lead - Security Operations Center (SOC), discuss the IT-OT convergence and the resulting industry-wide need for OT-specific protection against cyber...

    • 17 min
    Does Your Organization Have a Perception Gap?

    Does Your Organization Have a Perception Gap?

    What does cybersecurity mean to your company? In this mini-episode, Global Head of Industrial Cybersecurity Ian Bramson and CEO Ryan Moody explore how different functions in industrial organizations perceive cyber risks.From the board of directors to the team on the plant floor, the idea of OT cybersecurity and how to successfully implement it varies greatly. Regardless, hackers continue to exploit critical perception gaps to their advantage, including the misconception that IT personnel are ...

    • 11 min
    Is Ransomware the Biggest Threat to OT?

    Is Ransomware the Biggest Threat to OT?

    In this Cybersecurity Awareness Month mini-episode, Ian Bramson, Global Head of Industrial Cybersecurity, and Dennis Hackney, Solutions Development Director of Industrial Cybersecurity Services, discuss the specifics of what ransomware is and the difference between how it impacts IT environments and Operational Technology (OT) environments.While ransomware in IT can hold your data hostage, ransomware in OT remains a whole different ballgame. Why? Because upon initial access to your OT network...

    • 15 min
    OT Cybersecurity: What Now? What Next?

    OT Cybersecurity: What Now? What Next?

    When it comes to cyber targets, critical infrastructure remains in the line of fire. Furthermore, the attacks against them continue to develop in complexity with each strike, leaving operational technology (OT) and IT controls extremely vulnerable. This is especially true for the oil and gas space, which has been exposed to several organized crime syndicates in recent years. So, what’s next for your security infrastructure in combating these cyber attacks?Join host Ian Bramson, Global Head of...

    • 44 min
    Lights On, Threats Off - Navigating Cybersecurity in the Power Industry

    Lights On, Threats Off - Navigating Cybersecurity in the Power Industry

    Cyber attackers know exactly what essential services can cripple us. Recent attacks on critical infrastructure have forced the power industry to take a step back and precariously assess its OT and IT controls. As the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) standards continue evolving to address today’s threats the heavy question remains: Is it enough?Join host Ian Bramson, Global Head of Industrial Cybersecurity, Dr. Dennis Hackney, Head...

    • 40 min

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