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Chairman And CEO Mark Gray Discusses Cybergy Partners’ Successes At The 9th Annual Southeast Venture Conference

cybersecurity, energy resilience, security, renewable

It was great to visit Charlotte, NC especially given that we presented SmartFile at this conference 3 years ago. It was also neat to see some of my friends after years of being away in India. My friend Joshua Siegel at Rubicon Venture Capital also was participating as one of the leaders in the angel investment…

Heartbleed effects SCADA systems

As if there weren’t a sufficient number of things to worry about related to the Heartbleed vulnerability disclosed earlier this month, you can now add this to the list: Many of the world’s computers used to control and manage heavy industrial equipment, electric grids, water distribution and other industrial control systems may be vulnerable, too. The good news…

Smart Grid: Smart Grid 101

Smart Grid Wyly

The average consumer does not see the dramatic changes that are happening behind the scenes in the SmartGrid rollout. From complex SCADA systems that are generating the data that helps in real time optimize the system and balance the load and generation requirements. Some of these major changes are: Distributed generation, including renewables and community-level…

Protecting Your ICS/SCADA Environment

The mantra throughout FIRST was “sharing to win”, the concept of which echoes throughout security got me to thinking about information sharing in the ICS/SCADA security arena. Kyle Wilhoit developed a honeypot architecture that emulated several types of SCADA and ICS devices. These honeypots include vulnerabilities found in across similar or same systems to showcase a realistic environment. Fortunately, there…

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