Disaster planning with Lesley Carhart, and the slim chance of a critical infrastructure “big one”
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The 2021 attacks on two water treatment facilities in the US—combined with ransomware attacks on an oil and gas supplier and a meat and poultry distributor—could lead most people to believe that a critical infrastructure “big one” is coming. But, as Lesley Carhart, principal threat hunter with Dragos, tells us, the chances of such an event are remarkably slim. In fact, critical infrastructure’s regular disaster planning often leads to practices that can detect, limit, or prevent any wide-reaching cyberattack.
ICS, DFIR and PancakesCon with Lesley Carhart (Hacks4Pancakes)
Lesley Carhart (@hacks4pancakes) joins us for the reboot of CyberSpeaksLIVE featuring Alethe Denis (@alethedenis) as our new co-host. Lesley is a Principal Industrial Incident Responder at the industrial cybersecurity company Dragos, Inc. She has spent more than a decade of her 20+ year IT career specializing in information security, with a heavy focus on response to nation-state adversary attacks. She is also the founder of the PancakesCon virtual conference occurring on Sunday 3/21/21. Details about events, villages, talks, and miscellany are available on the website: pancakescon.com or by following the event on Twitter (@PancakesCon). In her free time (when she has it), she enjoys various martial art forms an quite skilled with a blade. She also teaches the discipline of martial arts to the younger generations. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/cyberspeakslive/message
People Leave. Train Your Talent. Lesley Carhart, Principal Industrial Incident Responder, Dragos.
Cybercrime Magazine Podcast
Lesley Carhart, Principal Industrial Incident Responder at Dragos, shares with us how real detective work isn't like the movies, why training talent is integral to building the cyber talent pipeline, and gets real on mistakes she's made that helped her learn. To learn more about Lesley, visit her website https://tisiphone.net/ • For more on cybersecurity, visit us at https://cybersecurityventures.com/
This week, we sit down with Twitter royalty @hacks4pancakes (AKA Lesley Carhart) to find out her top rules for incident response, and what can be gained from the online security community.We also take a regretful Uber ride through some Watchtower Weekly, and attempt to conclude the Harry Potter-themed edition of Play Your Passwords Right. Get your wands at the ready for "The Deathly Hallows: Part 2" 🧙🏾♂️Watchtower WeeklyNorth Korean hacking gang targets banks worldwideHow a hacker's typo helped stop a billion dollar bank heistFacebook complains that iOS14 is too privateUber ex-security boss accused of covering up hack attack🎙Guest Interview - Lesley CarhartFollow @hacks4pancakes on TwitterFollow @DragosInc on TwitterLesley's blog: https://tisiphone.net/Visit dragos.com🗣 #Ask1PasswordAsk us anything! Please use the #Ask1Password hashtag or send us an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org🚨 Play Your Passwords Right We show a password, then reveal how many times that has been in a breach. We then show another and guess higher or lower.To play along visit: haveibeenpwned.com/passwordsFollow Us…Visit 1password.comCheck out our blogTweet us @1PasswordFind us on Facebook or InstagramPlease get in touch using #Ask1Password and let us know what you think of the show, you can also leave us a review on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.
Lesley Carhart is a principal threat analyst for the Threat Operations Center at the industrial cybersecurity company Dragos, Inc. She is recognized as a subject-matter expert in cybersecurity incident response and digital forensics, regularly speaking on the topic at conferences and universities.She has spent the last 11 years of her 20+ year IT career specializing in information security, with a heavy focus on response to nation-state adversary attacks. Prior to joining Dragos, she was the incident response team lead at Motorola Solutions, performing digital forensics and incident handling services for both enterprise and public safety customers. In 2017, Lesley was named a “Top Woman in Cybersecurity”by CyberScoop news and received the “Women in Technology” award at Guidance Software’s Enfuse Conference.In her free time, Lesley co-organizes résumé and interview clinics at several cybersecurity conferences, blogs and tweets prolifically about InfoSec, and is a youth martial arts instructor.
Exploring Imposter Syndrome through Experience, Education, and Gatekeeping with Lesley Carhart
GIAC Certifications: Trust Me I'm Certified
Lesley Carhart, principal threat analyst at a leading cybersecurity company, was brought up on a farm with an "old-school hacker" (her dad). She shares how her experiences as a high school coder and military avionics technician ultimately led her to a successful cyber security career.Despite all her success, like most of us Carhart is no stranger to imposter syndrome. She discusses the barriers she's faced to being perceived as an equal and the steps individuals can take, including training and certification, towards trying to overcome imposter syndrome in the workplace.
SCADA vulnerabilities, nation/state actors, and a host of other IT security issues factor heavily in the role of Principal Incident Responder Lesley Carhart. Episode 6 of "AVANT Technology Insights with Ken Presti" shows you where the IT Security "puck" is going.
#076 – Lesley Carhart: You’ve Got to Play the Game
Cyber Security Interviews
Lesley Carhart is a Principal Threat Analyst at the Threat Operations Center at Dragos. She is recognized as a subject matter expert in cybersecurity, incident response, and digital forensics, regularly speaking at conferences and universities. She has spent the last 11 years of her 20+ year IT career specializing in information security, with a heavy focus on response to nation-state adversary attacks. Prior to Dragos, she was the incident response team lead at Motorola Solutions, performing digital forensics and incident handling services for both enterprise and public safety customers.In 2017, Lesley was named a “Top Woman in Cybersecurity” by Cyberscoop news and received the Guidance Enfuse conference “Women in Technology” award. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Network Technologies from DePaul University, A.A.S. in Avionics Systems and Electronics Systems, GIAC GCIH, GREM, GCFA, and GCFE certifications, and currently serves as a Cyber Systems NCO in the US Air Force Reserves.In her free time, Lesley co-organizes resume and interview clinics at several cybersecurity conferences, blogs, and tweets prolifically about infosec, and is a youth martial arts instructor.In this episode, we discuss her early mentors, mentoring, writing resumes, starting as a coder, organizational missions, ICS security, electronic voting, submitting CFPs, and so much more.Where you can find Lesley:LinkedInBlogYouTubeTwitter
2019-04-11: DFIR, martial arts, breaking into infosec[01:16:55] Do you know how annoying it is to clean a sword? A second episode of this night, and this time we had a pleasure to guest Lesley Carhart, a.k.a. hacks4pancakes: a master of many skills, currently this is ICS in terms of prevention and DFIR. She hacks for pancakes (you need to search for this story!), she knows how to operate a sword and is a full spectrum cyber-warrior princess. This episode had many highlights, such as: a farm in Illinois, USA via military service (still a reservist) to today's information security; great things about infosec twitter, burnouts; martial arts, weapons, movies and games! breaking into infosec; Rant Of The Episode: the importance of basics in security; and lots of questions from the audience. Some highlights: [00:31:21] passion is important but passion can also lead to burnout [00:44:02] Oh my weapons list! Oh I've never been asked about that on a podcast before [00:51:25] you don't have to be like a programmer and you don't have to be a network engineer but you need to have a solid foundation in all those different things to be really good at security Listen here: downloadHosted by Stu, episode production Meadow and the Moderators team. Please subscribe! Apple: http://bit.ly/TMHC-Podcast-Apple Spotify: http://bit.ly/TMHC-Podcast-Spotify Google Podcasts: http://bit.ly/TMHC-Podcast-Google Android: http://bit.ly/TMHC-Podcast-Android RSS Feed: http://bit.ly/TMHC-Podcast-RSS