The European Union moves to regulate its digital economy by proposing cybersecurity requirements – is the CRA a bridge too far?

“In other words, there is no resilience in this particular material when it is at a temperature of 32 degrees. I believe that has some significance for our problem.” – Professor Richard Feynman commenting during the 1986 Challenger Commission hearings. The Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on horizontal […]

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School of Industrial Cybersecurity: time to review the curriculum

It is hard sometimes for me to watch the discussions on critical infrastructure protection taking place these days.  Especially when it comes to cybersecurity practices and policies.  The conferences, announcements of new national cybersecurity strategies, pronouncements of industry opinion leaders on the media, government publications on best practices, guides, books and last of all vendor […]

ICS cybersecurity at the crossroads: heading toward cyber peace or towards a “duty to hack”?

The year is ending and there have been several unsettling events in cyberspace this past year to reflect upon. They all seemed to have come together for me this past week as I completed my speaking engagements in Vilnius and in Garmische-Partenkirchen. The first conference was in Vilnius with the title “Baltic Energy Summit 2017 […]