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Video: Chris Blask on DBOM and the Definitive Record of Everything

VIDEOS / 04.30.20 / Cylance Videos

What if we could create a database that is a digital record of every single component that makes up a technology? For example, how valuable would it be to know the origin of literally everything involved in a smartphone or a connected refrigerator? How about every detail about every component of a voting machine?

Chris Blask offers details about The Inventory of Everything that he is helping to construct with the Digital Bill of Materials Consortium (DBOM)…

About Chris Blask

Chris Blask’s career spans the breadth of the cybersecurity industry for more than 25 years. He invented one of the first commercial firewall products, built a multi-billion dollar firewall business at Cisco System, co-founded an early SIEM vendor, co-authored the first book on SIEM, founded an information sharing center for critical infrastructures, and has advised public and private organizations in every sector around the world.

In his role within the Office of Innovation at Unisys, Chris created and leads the Operational Technology and IoT practices, invented the Digital Bill of Materials (DBoM) structure, and established the Unisys Marine Living Research Center.

Today he chairs a range of non-profit cybersecurity organizations and contributes to a wide range of global security efforts. 


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