Industrial 4.0 IOT/OT Security, Threat Detection and Mitigating Cyber Impact on Safety Systems
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Tuesday, September 18 • 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Discussion Session: A strategic Approach to IT and OT Convergence – What are the key Elements to Success?

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As businesses efficiency drivers have increased the need to gain better visibility of operational processes, the convergence of IT and OT has quickly become imperative and raised serious challenges. When it comes to security, we are no longer able to think of OT environments as distinct and separate from enterprise IT networks. We must however continue to appreciate that their uniqueness to make them secure without compromising operational efficiency and safety. With fundamental differences in both mindset and process in IT and OT, what are the pain points and what have been hallmarks of successful convergence projects that have overcome them?
  • Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability vs Safety, Reliability and Productivity
  • Building an orchestrated platform with best of breed IT security tools fully supported and tested by ICS Engineers
  • Integration across OEM platforms
  • IT/OT pairing on projects

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Andy Bochman

Sr. Cyber and Energy Security Strategist, Idaho National Laboratory
Provides strategic guidance to senior USG and industry leaders on topics at the intersection of grid and critical infrastructure modernization and security. Previously was Global Energy & Utilities Security Lead at IBM and Senior Adviser at the Chertoff Group in Washington, DC. A... Read More →
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Rick Kaun

VP of Solutions, Verve Industrial Protection
Rick Kaun is the VP of Solutions for Verve Industrial Protection: a Control System Integrator primarily focused on Cyber Security. For over 14 years he has worked with all manner of industries on all sizes of projects around the word from front end scoping to large scale design and... Read More →
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Lenin Maran

Supervisor, EMS - Systems, Security & Compliance; Grid Operations, SMUD
Lenin has more than 20 years of experience in the electrical utility industry. His experience includes leading, managing, design, development, installation, delivery, testing and documentation of products and solutions for Energy Management Systems to various utilities in North... Read More →

Tuesday September 18, 2018 4:30pm - 5:00pm PDT
Citizen Hotel 926 J Street Sacramento, California 95814