Chris Sistrunk is a Principal Consultant at Mandiant, focusing on cybersecurity for industrial control systems (ICS) and critical infrastructure. Prior to joining Mandiant, Sistrunk was a Senior Engineer at Entergy (over 11 years) where he was the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Transmission & Distribution SCADA systems. Sistrunk helped organize the first ICS Village, which debuted at DEF CON 22 and was featured at RSAC 2015. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, member of the DNP Users Group and a registered PE in Louisiana. He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering and an M.S. in engineering and technology management from Louisiana Tech University. Sistrunk also founded and organizes BSidesJackson, Mississippi’s only cybersecurity conference.
Control systems have always had alarms and alerts and fine-tuning the system is always an important part of commissioning and every day operation. In the last several years, ICS Network Security Monitoring (NSM) technology and methods have been a popular topic in our space. These ICS NSM security alerts must be tuned, much like the […]