Andrew Ginter

VP Industrial Security

Andrew Ginter is the VP Industrial Security at Waterfall Security Solutions. He leads a team responsible for industrial cyber-security research, contributions to standards and regulations and security architecture recommendations for industrial sites. Before Waterfall, Andrew led the development of control system software, IT/OT middleware software and ICS cyber security products. He holds patents in the fields of IT/OT integration and ICS cyber security.

Andrew is a co-author of the Industrial Internet Consortium Security Framework, the author of SCADA Security – What’s broken and how to fix it, the author of The Top 20 Cyberattacks on Industrial Control Systems, as well as many other chapters, articles and blog posts. He is the co-chair of the ISA SP-99 working group updating the ICS Security Technologies report, and a frequent contributor to ICS cyber-security standards and best-practice advice.

Andrew is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Michigan Technological University, responsible for the graduate course EE 5451 Cyber Risk Analysis for Critical Infrastructure Protection. He holds a BSc in Applied Mathematics and an MSc in Computer Science, both from the University of Calgary.

My Sessions

Secure Operations Technology (SEC-OT): A Description & Interview

Main Stage

Andrew will begin with a 10-minute introduction into his controversial approach to ICS security and architecture that he calls Secure Operations Technology (SEC-OT). After that Dale will interview Andrew and give him the chance to address some of the common objection questions to this approach. (Note: this session and the next session on the security […]

Architecture Strategy