Christopher Blask

Global Director for Industrial Control Systems Security

A well regarded figure, Chris has been involved in the ICS and information security industries for more than 25 years, spanning the breadth of the cybersecurity spectrum. He invented one of the first commercial firewall products, built a multibillion-dollar firewall business at Cisco, co-founded an early Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) vendor and co-authored the first book on SIEM. He is Chair of the Board of Directors of the Industrial Control System Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ICS-ISAC) and the International Association of Certified ISAOs, and is involved with a wide range of national and international cybersecurity efforts. Chris lives in Orlando, Florida.

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