Chris Sistrunk

Principal Consultant

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.

My Sessions

Tuning ICS Security Alerts: An Alarm Management Approach

Stage 2

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 […]

Detection & Response