Tenable VP appointed to Control Systems Interagency Working Group

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Marty Edwards will work to promote and advance OT security across public and private sectors

Risk management company Tenable®, Inc. recently announced  its vice president of operational technology security has been appointed to the United States’ Control Systems Interagency Working Group (CSIWG). In his new role as industry co-chair, Tenable VP Marty Edwards will work to promote and advance OT security across public and private sectors.

“As the worlds of IT and OT continue to converge, coordination across all branches of the government and private sector has never been more important to secure these mission- and safety-critical systems,” Edwards said in a press release. “I’m thrilled to be appointed co-chair and look forward to working with government and industry partners to promote and advance OT security.”

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency hosts  CSIWG to facilitate information sharing and reduce the risk to the nation’s industrial control systems. Edwards previously served as director of CISA’s Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team.

“The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is excited to announce Marty Edwards as industry co-chair for the CSIWG,” Bryan Ware, Assistant Director for Cybersecurity, CISA, said in the release. “Along with our government co-chair, Rick Driggers, Deputy Assistant Director for Cybersecurity, CISA, Marty will be critical in advancing this forum’s efforts for coherent, coordinated and enhanced collaboration and information sharing across the Federal Government, industry and academia. In addition, Marty and Rick will play key roles in developing the strategy, decisions and actions of the CSIWG and communicating them to the interagency bodies and industry stakeholders.”

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