Phil Neray

Director of IoT/OT security strategy, Microsoft

Phil Neray is Director of IoT/OT security strategy at Microsoft. He joined Microsoft as a result of their acquisition of CyberX, a leader in agentless security and behavioral analytics for industrial and critical infrastructure networks. Prior to CyberX, Phil held executive roles at IBM Security/Q1 Labs, Symantec, Veracode, and Guardium. Phil began his career as an engineer with Hydro-Quebec and as a Schlumberger engineer on oil rigs in South America. He has a BSEE from McGill University, is certified in cloud security (CCSK), and has a First Degree Black Belt in American Jiu Jitsu.


“Anatomy of Real-World IoT/OT Attacks and How to Defend Against Them”

The idea of this talk is that it would be educational rather than a vendor product pitch, in which we would describe specific attacks like: the TRITON attack on safety controllers in a petrochemical facil-ity; the nation-state attack on internet-connected IoT devices uncovered by Microsoft; the VPNfil-ter campaign; attack on building access control systems; and others.

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