Security Boulevard | Urgent Case for Cyber-Attack Prevention (v. Detection) in OT/ICS Networks

December 21, 2020


Security Boulevard features Roark Pollock's analysis and recommendations in light of the massive SolarWinds cyber-attack, Urgent Case for Cyber-Attack Prevention (v. Detect) in OT/ICS Networks.

The recent FireEye and SolarWinds Hacks are in all the headlines changing the narrative for operational technology (OT) and industrial control system (ICS), IT, and cybersecurity teams. The COVID-19 pandemic and the recent oil and gas market crash have caused a considerable distraction and changed short-term priorities for these IT and cybersecurity teams throughout 2020. But as we head into a new year, one can make the case that these teams’ attention will return to the cybersecurity issue at hand, and 2021 and beyond will be the year(s) to focus on OT/ICS cyberattack prevention.

Read the original article, Urgent Case for Cyber-Attack Prevention (v. Detect) in OT/ICS Networks.

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About the Author:
Roark Pollock
has over 20 years of marketing and product management leadership experience spanning the security, networking, and telecommunications markets. Before joining Mission Secure, Roark served as Chief Executive Officer and previously Chief Marketing Officer at Ziften, a cloud-delivered endpoint cybersecurity company helping reposition corporate messaging, build the revenue engine, and launch its successful Microsoft partnership. Roark was also VP of solutions marketing at Ixia, where he helped establish Ixia as a leader in network visibility. Prior to Ixia, Roark served as Director of Product Management in Dell’s networking business and helped drive a refresh of the entire campus switching product portfolio. Roark also led product marketing for HP TippingPoint’s Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) products and served as VP of Product Management and Marketing for MegaPath Inc.

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