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Dallas Fall 2018

Dallas, TX | Mon, Nov 5 - Sat, Nov 10, 2018
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Defending Industrial Controls & Critical Infrastructure

  • Dean Parsons
  • Thursday, November 8th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm

Cyber threats are constantly multiplying and assuming new forms. Modern ICS (Industrial Control System) attacks are designed by skilled, financially motivated and supported adversaries. We've passed the point where cyber attacks only target and disrupt IT networks and business applications. Industrial Control Systems (i.e.: Electrical power grids, transportation systems, oil & gas pipelines, etc.) are now a significant target posing physical destruction to facilities and personnel safety risks. The talk briefs the audience on the current Industrial Control Systems threat landscape and highlights effective ways to do practical and effective ICS defense.


Bonus Sessions

The following bonus sessions are open to all paid attendees at no additional cost. There are many different types of events that fall into these categories:

  • SANS@Night: Evening presentations given after day courses have ended. This category includes Keynotes.
  • Special Events: SANS-hosted events and other non-technical recreational offerings. This category includes, but is not limited to, Receptions and Information Tables.
  • Lunch & Learn: Short presentations given during the lunch break.
Monday, November 5
Session Speaker Time Type
General Session - Welcome to SANS Doc Blackburn Monday, November 5th, 8:00am - 8:30am Special Events
Hacking Dumberly, Just Like the Bad Guys Tim Medin Monday, November 5th, 7:15pm - 9:15pm Keynote
Tuesday, November 6
Session Speaker Time Type
What‚s next for GDPR Paul Kendall, CGEIT, CISSP, GDPR Advisory Services Principal Tuesday, November 6th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Are You Certifiable? Ronald Hamann Tuesday, November 6th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Wednesday, November 7
Session Speaker Time Type
Responding to the European Union's New General Data Protection Regulation Ben Wright Wednesday, November 7th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Thursday, November 8
Session Speaker Time Type
Defending Industrial Controls & Critical Infrastructure Dean Parsons Thursday, November 8th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night