Emily Miller, Director of National Security and Critical Infrastructure Programs, at Mocana joined us in the studio today. The interview has a focus on IoT and supply chain management.
Mocana has been around since 2002, with a specialty that was not very well known among normal computer users – embedded system security. This was sub field that looked at small components in the non-personal computer market assuring compliance and security.
In 2017 the Stuxnet used the HVAC system to attack an air-gapped network.'There are devices connecting to federal networks that are not being developed securely ' Emily Miller, Mocana Click To Tweet
Suddenly, knowledge of embedded systems security was a desirable knowledge.
Today’s world in inundated with IoT devices. Because of market conditions, there is an emphasis on delivering the innovation instead of delivering security. Emily details some of the steps one can take to decrease that threat landscape.
IoT devices are everywhere. There are some estimates that the new Mercedes Benz will have over 100 computers. IoT devices are embedded in today’s race tracks. Crashed are analyzed to the millisecond Not limited to cars.
Medical devices are proliferating and we are seeing less and less interest in these types of devices. IoT seems to be filling the aerospace world as well. Todays aircraft take off and land with millions of lines of data from the amount of sensors.
During the interview, Emily Miller brings her federal experience to detail how device integrity and supply chain management should be important for the federal cybersecurity professional.