Shift5 Team

May 28, 2021

Episode 20 of Planes, Trains, & Tanks! Episode 20: A few weeks’ ago, we discussed the utility of the hacker’s mindset in all manner of situations. But what if I told you that the hacker’s mentality is far older than the term itself? On this week’s episode, I am delighted to welcome Ben McCarty, author of […]

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Shift5 Team

May 21, 2021

Episode 19 of Planes, Trains, & Tanks! Episode 19: Cyber Hardening is the process of securing a system by reducing its vulnerabilities. In general, cyber professionals who harden systems try to reduce the attack surface by reducing the functions and features of a system to the essentials. Cyber hardening has a long history in the information […]

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Shift5 Team

May 17, 2021

The Cyber Attacks that Impact our Daily Lives When most people think of cybersecurity or cyber attacks, they typically think of malicious activity targeting sensitive IT (information technology) assets. These assets often contain highly-valuable data that can be stolen, sold, or held for ransom by a motivated adversary. But what about the OT (operational technology) […]

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Shift5 Team

May 14, 2021

Episode 18 of Planes, Trains, & Tanks! Episode 18: Department of Defense weapon systems have many costs contributing to their sustainment, with maintenance comprising a major portion of total ownership cost. On one side, maintenance leads to inflated costs and removes vehicles from operations unnecessarily; while on the other side of the spectrum, scaling down maintenance […]

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Shift5 Team

May 10, 2021

Predictive Maintenance as a Solution for Rail Precision Scheduled Railroading (PSR) is ready for a much-needed upgrade when it comes to implementing predictive maintenance for decreased down-time and increased savings. Class 1 Railroads implement what is called Precision Scheduled Railroading strategy (PSR), which enables them to maintain efficiency while reducing the number of locomotives in service, which […]

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Shift5 Team

May 7, 2021

Episode 17 of Planes, Trains, & Tanks! Episode 17: Critical infrastructure like water plants, power plants, and sewage treatment facilities have become increasingly digital over the past few decades. These changes have seen analog systems replaced with digital components, so that operation of these facilities requires little human intervention. Remote access technologies allow third parties to […]

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Shift5 Team

May 6, 2021

Major General (Ret) Ed Wilson joins Board of Advisors for Shift5 (Washington, D.C) May 6, 2021 – Shift5, Inc., an operational technology data and cyber security company, announces Major General (Ret) Ed Wilson joins as the latest addition to their Board of Advisors. Major General (Ret) Burke E. “Ed” Wilson served on active duty in […]

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