Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
A proven leader in enabling operational intelligence
FACT (Framework for Analysis and Coordinated Trust) is funded by the Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP). The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) established the SVIP to keep pace with the innovation community to tackle the most difficult problems faced by DHS’s operational missions. SVIP aims to find new technologies that strengthen national security with the goal of reshaping how government, entrepreneurs, and industry work together to find cutting edge solutions to these problems. Based in the Silicon Valley (California), the program reaches out to innovation communities locally, across the nation, and around the world to tap into the commercial R&D ecosystem. The SVIP seeks out solutions to co-invest in and accelerate technology transition-to-market.
The SVIP is part of the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), which is the primary research and development arm of the DHS. For more information, see https://www.dhs.gov/science-and-technology/svip.
Connecting People, Data and Systems
OSIsoft, a global leader in operational intelligence, delivers an open enterprise infrastructure to connect sensor-based data, operations and people to enable real-time and actionable insights. As the maker of the PI System, OSIsoft empowers companies across a range of industries in activities such as exploration, extraction, production, generation, process and discrete manufacturing, distribution and services to leverage streaming data to optimize and enrich their businesses. For over thirty years, OSIsoft customers have embraced the PI System to deliver process, quality, energy, regulatory compliance, safety, security and asset health improvements across their operations. Founded in 1980, OSIsoft is a privately-held company, headquartered in San Leandro, California, U.S.A, with offices around the world. Visit OSIsoft’s website at http://www.osisoft.com/.
Practical cybersecurity solutions for industrial and critical infrastructure networks
Bayshore provides the most robust, easy-to-deploy active protection solutions for industrial control system environments. Bayshore enables our customers to securely share industrial data while protecting networks, equipment, processes and people from disruptive misuse or cyber threats. Visit Bayshore's website at https://www.bayshorenetworks.com/.
Safely collecting, monitoring, and managing OT security data at scale
Since 2006, Industrial Defender has been solving the challenge of safely collecting, monitoring, and managing OT asset data at scale, while providing cross-functional teams with a unified view of security. Their specialized solution is tailored to complex industrial control system environments by engineers with decades of hands-on OT experience.
Security solutions that proactively vet, validate, and continuously monitor IoT devices for hidden threats
ReFirm Labs provides the industry’s first IoT and firmware security solutions that proactively vet, validate and continuously monitor IoT devices for hidden threats. Its flagship product, Centrifuge Platform®, detects and reports potential zero-day exploits, hidden crypto keys, backdoor passwords and known vulnerabilities in IoT devices without needing access to source code. ReFirm Labs’ technology has been proven to provide the insight and intelligence needed for users to proactively defend connected devices and maintain compliance and the integrity of supply chain security. Founded by a team of former NSA offensive cyber operators, ReFirm Labs is trusted by government agencies and Fortune 500 companies that operate in a wide variety of industries, including: telecommunications, cloud infrastructure and data centers, automotive, health care, utilities and manufacturing. Notable customers include AT&T and Charter Communications. For more information, visit www.refirmlabs.com or follow on Twitter @ReFirmLabs.
OT/ICS Security Delivered
OT security & reliability is not just asset visibility or detecting anomalies. Organizations need to integrate protection and defense software with the right controls network design and ensure the systems managed to maintain security over time. This is a tough challenge, made more so by the sensitive and complex devices found in OT/ICS environments. Verve leverages 25+ years of experience in ICS engineering to provide turnkey solutions leveraging the industry’s only OT/ICS endpoint security platform. For more information, visit www.verveindustrial.com or follow on Twitter @VerveSecurity.
Advancing cyber security and critical infrastructure protection
QED Secure brings together world-renown industry, academic, and government experts to solve the most challenging problems in cyber security. From the strategic to the technical, the company delivers innovative solutions that make a difference. QED Secure Solutions is a research-driven organization that provides proven capabilities to government and industry partners. Visit QED Secure at http://www.qedsecure.com.
An online ICS/SCADA whitelist
WhiteScope is a service that compares file contents and file hashes with “known good” files from ICS/SCADA installation media. WhiteScope maintains a white list database of file hashes, registry changes, processes, and loaded modules for ICS/SCADA software. These artifacts were gathered from installation media and running systems. The whitelist can be used for initial triage during incident response engagements, security assessments, and intrusion detection/prevention products. The WhiteScope database is now fully integrated into the aDolus FACT system.
iCubed Solutions LLC
Global Diverse Experience Matters
Senior ICS OT Cybersecurity Engineer and Cyber professional with 15 years of progressive experiences in various aspects of IT, security, assurance, and ICS OT. Working exclusively on ICS security since 2014. Has performed ICS OT cybersecurity work in the Middle East, East Africa, Europe, Hawaii, and throughout the continental United States. Has delivered cyber IT or ICS OT security services or support for the US Navy, US Marine Corps, Siemens, FERC, and many commercial asset owners, ICS OEMs, ICS integrators and operators across several sectors and asset type verticals globally. Visit https://icubedsolutionsllc.com/.
Creative Destruction Lab
An objectives-based program for science- and technology-based companies
The Creative Destruction Lab is a program for seed-stage, science-based start-ups that have the potential to scale into massive companies. Launched in 2012, the program employs an objectives-based mentoring process with the goal of maximizing equity-value creation. The CDL operates five sites in Canada, one in the United States and two in Europe. Visit their website at https://www.creativedestructionlab.com.