Branch Manager Security and Communications Services
Dwight Anderson received his BS in electrical engineering from Steven’s Institute of Technology. He is now branch manager for Schweitzer Engineering Services, Inc. in Pullman, Washington. Prior to joining SEL in 2005, he worked 20 years for Hewlett-Packard/Agilent Technolgies as an aerospace and defense business development manager and systems engineer, working on projects ranging from electronic warfare countermeasures to SCADA system programming. He is a licensed professional engineer in Texas, and holds the Global Security Essentials Certification (GSEC) and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Dwight’s favorite hobbies include extra class ham radio as well as fly fishing in the great pacific northwest.
Protection and Safety systems are designed and deployed to prevent high consequence incidents from happening. The ICSsec community has seen examples where these systems have been hacked and modified, Stuxnet and Triton, to prevent proper operation. But what if it isn’t even necessary to attack the safety or protection system to prevent it from doing […]