IT Solutions Architects and Cyber Security Engineering
Cyber Security Engineering Consulting for National Infrastructure Projects
According to reports from the National Intelligence Agency (NSA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Cyber Security is the top threat facing business and critical infrastructure in the United States.
Computers Systems provide control functions and reporting capabilities at many utilities (known as ICS or SCADA), including coordination of telecommunications, the power grid, nuclear power plants, and valve opening and closing in water and gas networks. The Internet is an attack vector for such systems if connected, the Stuxnet worm demonstrated that plant related equipment controlled by computers, though not connected to the Internet, are vulnerable to damage caused by malicious commands sent to industrial equipment (in that case uranium enrichment centrifuges) which are infected via portable processing devices and removable media. In 2014, the Computer Emergency Readiness Team, a division of the Department of Homeland Security, investigated 79 hacking incidents at energy companies
Ethernautics, Inc. and Michael Meissner are uniquely qualified to provide consultation services to develop cyber security programs. digital asset assessments. vulnerability analysis and mitigation, cyber security as a service (service catalog). and cyber security defense in depth architecture designs for infrastructure systems that support national security interests.