Chris Blask


Mr. Blask has been involved in the industrial control system and information security industries for more than 25 years. His career spans the breadth of the cybersecurity spectrum. He invented one of the first commercial firewall products, built a multi-billion-dollar firewall business at Cisco Systems, co-founded an early SIEM vendor and authored the first book on SIEM. Today he is Director of Webster University's Cyberspace Research Institute where he oversees the operation of the Knowledge Sharing Directorate.