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Richard - you're probably aware of checksums, a single value representing the total number of bytes (or bits) in a digital transmission added to its end, which is used to confirm all bytes have been successfully transferred (if the checksum isn't the same as the total number of bytes transferred, some were lost along the way).
Steve Livingston on LinkedIn: "My paper on utility #cybersecurity got picked up by the great team at the American Energy Society. Find it here: https://lnkd.in/g-knNH8"
Does National Grid require Saleforce to verify the integrity and authenticity of software, using a comprehensive software background check process, or is the software installed with blind faith that it's trustworthy? Do you think there's value in having the cloud services come via a company like Salesforce that's larger, well known, and able to handle the needs...
Matt, I suspect firms that utilize cloud services are doing their due diligence before jumping into a cloud solution, and Salesforce is cerainly one of the most reputible cloud providers. My question relates more to "what type of evidence do Cloud service providers provide to their clients as proof they are performing cybersec controls, to serve as evidence during audits and other events...
Doug I like this "Take eight minutes a day—every day, at the same time each day—to invest in some leadership knowledge." - Many times we get in the flurry of our tasks that we forget to just step back and work on ourselves. This is a good reminder. Thanks.
Love the analogy, and even more love the Griswald family reference-- whenever anything would go wrong in my family, we'd quote one of the Vacation movies as a way to say 'well, stuff happens!' Regarding this quote: Of course, we plan out all the details. We utility people are engineers and accountants.