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Unsolicited Response Podcast

Mar 9, 2022

Dan Geer and Olav Lysne join Dale Peterson to discuss Cyber Nationalism and how this will affect ICS asset owners and ICS vendors should and will deal with increased pressure by nation states to insert back doors and other weaknesses in ICS.

  • Why would a vendor even consider cooperating with a government asking for a special favor?
  • What are some of the different levels of cooperation?
  • The benefits of deniability, and what is the likely business impact if the vendor is caught.
  • How is a global vendor to deal with multiple knocks on the door from competing 'teams'. Does the vendor need to pick a side?
  • How should asset owners view a solution from a vendor coming from a different 'team'? Should they assume there is a way the team could compromise their system?