Against a backdrop of targeted Industrial Control System cyber attacks, such as those against energy firms in the Ukraine power industry, the massive attacks against the Norway oil and gas industry, cyber attacks on Saudi Aramco and the new and continued threats such as Crash Override malware, Stuxnet, Havex, Dragonfly, Black Energy, and the potential impact of ransomware like #Wannacry on industrial control systems, the Cyber Senate return for the 4th Annual Industrial Control Cybersecurity USA meeting to bring key stakeholders together to address our responsibility in ensuring the safety, reliability and stability of our Critical National Infrastructure.
Public and Private partnerships are paramount and information sharing on an international level a priority. We will be addressing key areas of vulnerability, threat detection, mitigation, and planning for the Water, Utilities, Oil and Gas, Nuclear, Power and Smart Grid Energy and Transport sector.
Key topics of discussion will pivot on the convergence of operational and information technology transformation, design, implementation, integration and risks associated with enterprise facing architecture.
2017 will provide insight into how the industry can further develop organisational priorities, effective methodologies, educate procurement, ensure supply chain security and how to incorporate security throughout the ICS lifecycle through the engineering process by developing appropriate security measures in the specification, operation and design.