Cyber Security for the Power Grid: How to Secure DNP3 Communications

Free Webinar: Available On Demand

Attend the next Belden webinar to explore how to increase communications efficiency with Distributed Network Protocol (DNP3). Two industry experts will discuss DNP3 benefits and vulnerabilities related specifically to communications with remote sites, especially transmission substations. You’ll gain practical insights and tips for protecting protocol integrity and device communications.

Key takeaways:

  • Understand how ICS protocol integrity could be compromised
  • Understand specific use cases ICS engineers are trying to solve before serious outages occur
  • Discuss practical advice for protecting protocol integrity and device communications
  • Discover what every ICS/SCADA control engineer wants his IT team to know

Erik Schweigert

Senior Cyber Security Researcher and Programmer, Belden

Erik Schweigert leads the Tofino Engineering team within Belden's Industrial Cybersecurity platform. He developed the Modbus/TCP, OPC, EtherNet/IP modules and directed the development of the DNP3, and IEC-60870-5-104 deep packet inspection modules for Tofino security products. His areas of expertise include industrial protocol analysis, network security, and secure software development. Schweigert graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Vancouver Island University.

Joel Langill

Joel Langill is the founder of Scadahacker.com, co-author of the book Industrial Security Networks, a member of the board of directors for InfraGard, and former solution architect at Honeywell. He is a senior technical professional with more than 30 years' global industry experience involving industrial networks, safety, and security. Langill graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

For more than 100 years, customers who have required unsurpassed performance and durability for signal transmission have counted on the Belden brand. In the 20th century, that trust was built on high-performance wire and cable products.

Today, Belden designs, manufactures and sells a comprehensive portfolio of cable, connectivity and networking products for the transmission of signals for data, sound and video applications.

Erik Schweigert

Senior Cyber Security Researcher and Programmer, Belden

Erik Schweigert leads the Tofino Engineering team within Belden's Industrial Cybersecurity platform. He developed the Modbus/TCP, OPC, EtherNet/IP modules and directed the development of the DNP3, and IEC-60870-5-104 deep packet inspection modules for Tofino security products. His areas of expertise include industrial protocol analysis, network security, and secure software development. Schweigert graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Vancouver Island University.

Joel Langill

Joel Langill is the founder of Scadahacker.com, co-author of the book Industrial Security Networks, a member of the board of directors for InfraGard, and former solution architect at Honeywell. He is a senior technical professional with more than 30 years' global industry experience involving industrial networks, safety, and security. Langill graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

For more than 100 years, customers who have required unsurpassed performance and durability for signal transmission have counted on the Belden brand. In the 20th century, that trust was built on high-performance wire and cable products.

Today, Belden designs, manufactures and sells a comprehensive portfolio of cable, connectivity and networking products for the transmission of signals for data, sound and video applications.