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ONG-ISAC Biweekly Analyst Threat Call (Members Only)

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May 1, 2024 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Biweekly Analyst Threat Call (Members Only)

Title: Analysis of Volt Typhoon

Join us as we analyze Volt Typhoon, the alarming hacking network that has been dominating headlines recently. The Chinese state-sponsored actor focuses on espionage and information gathering and has compromised the IT environments of multiple critical infrastructure organizations, lying dormant for as long as five years.

Learn more about this attack and other threats to critical infrastructure and industrial control systems, and gain insights to minimize risk and bolster cyber resilience.


  • Attack vectors and attack flows of Volt Typhoon
  • Who is at risk and things to look for
  • Broader principles for protection

Tom Marsland
Tom Marsland is a cybersecurity professional with experience in information technology, the nuclear power industry, engineering drills and casualty response, and curriculum design. He served over 22 years in the US Navy as a Nuclear Reactor Operator and Instrumentation and Controls Technician, working in nuclear engine rooms on a myriad of Navy submarine platforms. His final tour of duty was as the head of the nuclear-powered engine room for a fast attack Navy submarine with oversight of the entire propulsion and electric plant, and then as the lead nuclear supervisor for a squadron of three submarines. He has a bachelor's degree in IT security and a master’s degree in cybersecurity.

Dr. Duane Dunston
Duane Dunston is a Senior Adversarial Engineer at Cloud Range. A former Associate Professor of Cybersecurity at Champlain College, he has been in Information Security since 1997 working in both the education and government sectors. His specializations are in red teaming, blue teaming, threat intelligence, risk management, practical use of cryptography, security education, threat hunting, and using technology for social change. Duane also spent six years as an Incident Responder within the government, and he is a mentor for the Vermont Cyberpatriots Program. Duane holds a BA and MS from Pfeiffer University and earned his doctorate at Northeastern University. He is a frequent contributor to the cybersecurity industry having written dozens of articles, created courses and programs, and spoken at industry events.