David Foose

Ovation Security Solutions Program Manager

David Foose is the Ovation Security Solutions Program Manager at Emerson Automation Solutions, Power & Water Solutions.  In this role, David is responsible for setting the direction of Emerson’s security solutions business including establishing product and service roadmaps, providing sales support and leading the Ovation Cyber Emergency Response Team.  David frequently presents on the topics of cybersecurity and industrial control system protections at industry conferences and trade shows and is active in the threat intelligence community ensuring Emerson is able to provide timely notification to its user base regarding current threats and malware campaigns.  Previously, David was the Ovation Security Technology Development Manager responsible for the overall design, development and implementation of security controls for the Ovation control system as well as Emerson’s Power and Water Cybersecurity Suite.  Prior to joining Emerson in 2008, David worked for more than 10 years in a commercial IT environment as a network administrator responsible for security hardware and software evaluation.  David’s educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree complemented by a Master’s of Science degree in IT Security and Assurance from Robert Morris University along with several industry certifications focused on the security and defense of Industrial Control Systems.  David resides in Gibsonia, PA with his wife Jaime and two daughters Paige and Piper.

My Sessions

Ok, A SBOM Exists … Now What?

Main Stage

Government and industry has been working on and pushing a software bill of materials (SBOM). It is an easy concept to understand, as is the potential value of a SBOM. After briefly describing a SBOM, this session focuses on what ICS vendors and asset owners would actually do if SBOM’s existed. Do we expect asset […]

Panel / Debate Standards & Regulations Supply Chain