ICS/SCADA Security Symposium 2014 Announced

For those of you who were wondering about our yearly event, the 4th annual ICS/SCADA Security Symposium has been announced!

The date will be Thursday, December 11, 2014 and the entire event will be virtual! Yes, that’s right, no travel & no scheduling people to cover the control room. YOU can learn from right there! 

To learn more about the event, the schedule and to register, click here!

Learn More About TigerTrax Services in Our Webinar

After the powerful launch of TigerTrax last week, we have put together a webinar for those folks looking to learn more about our TigerTrax™ services and offerings. If you want to hear more about social media code of conduct monitoring, passive analysis and assessments, investigation/forensics and threat intelligence enabled by the new platform, please RSVP.

Our webinar will cover why we built TigerTrax, what it does and how it can help you organization. We will discuss real life engagements using the TigerTrax platform across a variety of verticals and looking at social, technological and trust issues. From data mining threat actors to researching supply chain business partners and from helping pro-sports players defend themselves against accusations to monitoring social media content of key executives, the capabilities and examples are wide ranging and deeply compelling.

Register for the webinar by clicking here. Our team will get you registered and on the way to leveraging a new, exciting, powerful tool in understanding and managing reputational risk on a global scale.

The webinar will be held Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 3 PM Eastern time. Please RSVP for an invitation. Spots are limited, so please RSVP early.

As always, thanks for reading. And, if you would prefer a private briefing or discussion about TigerTrax, give us a call at (614) 351-1237 x206 and we will get a specialist together with you to help identify how MSI can help your organization.

Seeking Topics for 2014 Webinars

Got an idea for a webinar you would like to see us tackle in 2014? If so, drop us a line via the comments or give me a shout on Twitter (@lbhuston) and share it with us. We are looking to build a set of monthly webinars and would love to hear what you want to hear more about.

Currently in the idea hopper are:

  • ICS/SCADA/Smart Grid security topics
  • Online crime trends
  • Use cases for HoneyPoint and ProtoPredator
  • Using free or low cost tools to increase your security team’s capability (Thanks @icxc)
  • Persistent Penetration Testing Strategies
  • Scoping and focusing penetration tests for real world business results
  • Ideas for security intelligence operations
  • Many, many more!

Drop me a line with a topic and I’ll enter you into a drawing to win a free copy of HoneyPoint Personal Edition! 

Thanks for reading and for sharing your interests. We want to 2014 to be your most successful information security year to date!

Brent Huston to Lead ICS/SCADA Honeypot Webinar with SANS

Our Founder and CEO, Brent Huston (@lbhuston) will be leading a SANS webinar on ICS/SCADA honeypots. The webinar is scheduled for November, 25th, 2013 and you can find more information and register by visiting this page.

The webinar will cover when honeypots are and are not useful, basic deployment strategies and insights into using them for detection in field deployments and control environments. 

Check it out, tune in and give Brent a shout out on Twitter. Thanks for reading and we hope you enjoy the webinar.

Event Announcement: ICS/SCADA Security Briefing

MSI, along with the teams at NexDefense and Critical Intelligence, will be participating in an online webinar about ICS/SCADA Security. The date of the event is February, 6th and you can learn more about it here

The event is free to attend, though registration is required. You can earn a CPE for participating! 

We hope you will tune in and check us out!

Overview of the event: 

Learning Objectives

  • Significant trends in the threat and vulnerability environment
  • Relevant trends in ICS technology
  • What proactive steps you can take
  • How to leverage security intelligence


  • Introductions
  • ICS Cyber Security Intelligence Briefing, Michael Assante
  • ICS Threat Update, Brent Huston
  • How to Leverage Security Intelligence, Bob Huber
  • Live Q&A

Who Should View?

  • Senior Information Security Leaders, CISOs and CTOs
  • Security and Risk Analysts
  • Control system security engineers
  • Security operation leads for ICS reliant organizations

Business of Security Webcast Featuring Brent Huston: December 7

Join the Business of Security to hear from Brent Huston, recent winner of (ISC)2 Information Security Leadership Award, who will lay out the need for and principles of performing detection in depth. Brent, CEO and Security Evangelist of MicroSolved, will share his research and hands-on experience that validates the leading approach for detecting threats against your most precious assets.

When: Wednesday, December 7th, Noon EDT
Where: GoToWebinar
Cost: Complimentary Register to attend live or to receive the event archive information for on-demand viewing at: http://www.businessofsecurity.com/

You’ll learn:

  • Huston’s postulate and why location matters
  • The detection in depth maturity model
  • The detection in depth focus model
  • Tools and approaches for doing detection in depth

Brent’s contribution to the community was recognized by (ISC)2 for employing the HoneyPoint Internet Threat Monitoring Environment (HITME) to alert critical infrastructure organizations whose machines are compromised. MSI provides pro-bono services to help them to mitigate the compromise and manage the threat.

Earn (1) CPE Group A credit for the CISSP and SSCP: This event meets the criteria for a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) activity for the Information Security and Risk Management domain.