Closing the Door on Third-Party Access Risks

Matthew A. Corwin CISA, CISSP, CDPSE June 21, 2024

The need for third-party access in operational technology and industrial control system environments is growing despite it being a common cause of cybersecurity breaches. The risks are significant, and to mitigate these risks, experts advise operators to focus on improving operations. Matt Corwin shares his insights, stating, “Implementing and enforcing robust access controls, including strong multi-factor authentication and role-based access control for all third-party access points, can significantly mitigate security risks.”


Matthew A. Corwin CISA, CISSP, CDPSE

Managing Director

Matthew A. Corwin has more than 20 years of experience specializing in privacy, regulatory compliance, and cybersecurity with specialized hands-on experience directing the implementation and integration of secure design principles and service engineering initiatives leveraging the latest technologies. He has a successful track record of facilitating technology-business alignment while balancing risk exposure and corporate growth. Mr. Corwin also has extensive expertise in analyzing technical architecture to attain and demonstrate best-in-class industry and regulatory standards compliance in global environments.