Kevin Davis is the Chief Technology Officer at Middlesex County Utilities Authority in New Jersey. In this episode Kevin discusses his reaction to the recent hack at a Florida utility. He talks about his utility’s overall approach to cybersecurity, the challenges from the size and diversity of a large utility, and approaching cybersecurity for OT vs IT. Kevin also explains how the coronavirus pandemic impacted needs for cybersecurity and why his utility participates in the Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center.
Toby Weir-Jones is the Chief Product Officer for Bayshore Networks. In this episode Toby talks about the water sector’s increasing emphasis on security assessments and what can be done to quickly implement practical solutions without creating a human capital gap. He discusses if the water industry is ready for attacks and how it compares to other industries. Toby also explains the opportunities for increasing security from both accidental and malicious threats.