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S4 is …

Optimistic … Forward Looking … Creative … Driving Change

Set free a conservative, slow moving, change resistant community to discover new ideas and come up with innovative ways to use these new ideas to deploy secure, resilient and better ICS.

After a Covid caused cancellation of S4x21 and delay until April of S4x22, a record 800 of the best talent in the ICS security community came together in Miami South Beach for S4x22. It was a joyous occassion that we will document more in the upcoming weeks.

 

Create The Future of OT and ICS Security at S4x23

13 – 16 February 2023 in Miami South Beach

PLC/Controller Offensive & Defensive Sessions At S4x22

PLC/Controller Offensive & Defensive Sessions At S4x22

Ten years ago, at S4x12, we sprang Project Basecamp on the world and showed the scope and impact of insecure by design and vulnerable PLCs and Level 1 devices. So it is only fitting that S4x22 has some bleeding edge Purdue Model Level 1 security sessions. It begins...

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Women In ICS Security Wednesday

Women In ICS Security Wednesday

Women represent 51% of the population, and 60% of those attending college today. And yet only about 10% of the ICS security community are women. It often is difficult for women to enter and thrive in the male dominated, sometimes hostile, and often intentionally and...

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Autobahn 301-Level Training Day Agenda

Autobahn 301-Level Training Day Agenda

How do we follow up the 101-Level Onramp training and 201-Level Highway training? Of course, by heading out on the Autobahn with 301-Level training on the Monday prior to S4x22, January 24th. The more advanced content requires longer sessions, so the Autobahn will...

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Two Free S4x22 Basic Sponsor Spots

Two Free S4x22 Basic Sponsor Spots

The Cabana Sessions are a highlight of S4 every year. The social time around the pool in the warm weather gives attendees time to establish and renew relationships and have leisurely discussions. The sponsors who have Cabanas are a part of this as we hope they will...

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It’s Out! Top 20 Secure PLC Coding Practices

It’s Out! Top 20 Secure PLC Coding Practices

It began with Jake Brodsky's S4x20 session on tips and tricks he had learned in his long career with a water utility to improve the resiliency, maintenance and security of a PLC and the underlying physical process. Today, it results in the release of Version 1.0 of...

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Call For Presentations Is Open!

Call For Presentations Is Open!

The S4x22 Call For Presentations is open June 1 - August 15th. Submit your session idea and get on an S4 stage next January 25-27 in Miami South Beach. We are looking for great, advanced, new and important content to put before the OT and ICS Security Communities top...

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