The SynSaber Blog

Looking for additional insight on your security quest? Read timely articles from SynSaber experts on today’s most important industrial security issues. Blog subscribers get a Saturday wrap-up of recent news and activities.

June 23, 2022

OT? IT? IoT? - Different Terms, Different Meanings

We’ve seen significant confusion around the differences between OT, IoT, IIoT, and related acronyms. Here’s a short explainer...
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June 16, 2022

Lessons Learned from our 1st RSAC Booth Adventure

Last week, a few members of the SynSaber crew joined tens of thousands (yep) of cybersecurity practitioners, speakers, and...
June 2, 2022

OT Security startup: 12 months post-seed funding

SynSaber recently celebrated an important anniversary — it has been one year since our OT security startup received initial...
May 17, 2022

ICS Werewolf: Slaying ICS Mythical Creatures, Part 3

Part 1 of the series saw us slaying the toxic manifestation of what the ICS Unicorn had become, and in Part 2,...
May 11, 2022

ICS Basilisk: Slaying ICS Mythical Creatures, Part 2

In Part 1, no actual Unicorns were harmed, 🦄 but we slayed the toxic manifestation of what the ICS Unicorn...
May 5, 2022

ICS Unicorn: Slaying ICS Mythical Creatures, Part 1

We had the privilege of attending and speaking at S4x22 this year, and for myself and much of the community, it was a homecoming....
April 28, 2022

S4: Creating the Future of ICS

There was a feeling of pent-up excitement as S4x22 started. The ICS security community hasn’t come together for over two...
April 14, 2022

Challenges Adopting Enterprise Security Frameworks in Edge Networks

Edge networks and OT environments encounter a unique set of challenges when attempting to adopt enterprise security frameworks....
April 7, 2022

SynSaber's Reference Architecture for Industrial

Reference Architecture to Detect + Defend Industrial Environments Our critical infrastructure, including power grids, water...
March 18, 2022

Cyber Risk Quantification and HAZOPS: Bedfellows?

With previous technical roles in large industrial organizations like ExxonMobil, Chevron, and Tennessee Valley Authority,...