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ICS Security Summit & Training 2019

Orlando, FL | Mon, Mar 18 - Mon, Mar 25, 2019
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ICS Security Summit & Training

ICS Security Summit & Training

  • Two days in-depth ICS security Summit talks & interactive sessions
  • Five hands-on, immersive ICS security courses
  • Bonus sessions - Grid NetWars, evening networking receptions, SANS@Night talks, and more!

Summit: March 18-19 | Training: March 20-25 | Summit CPE Credits: 16

The current industrial cyber security landscape presents a very diverse and chaotic picture of the threats facing industrial control system owners and operators. Attacks that cause physical damage or impact physical processes are no longer limited to theory or speculation. We're now seeing incidents where malicious actors successfully intruded, caused system damage, and impacted operations using ICS-tailored malware. We need to be prepared to defend our control systems against increasingly sophisticated adversaries.

Now in its 14th year, the annual ICS Security Summit brings together practitioners and leading experts to share ideas, methods, and techniques for defending control system environments. In-depth presentations and interactive panel discussions deliver real-world approaches that work and make a difference for the individuals fighting this fight every day.

The ICS Security Summit will address a wide range of topics, including:

  • Understanding what an attack against your organization will look like (deconstructing real-world ICS attacks and technical threats)
  • Live attack demonstrations & the defenses needed to stop them
  • Case studies and success stories
  • System and organizational investment opportunities that reduce attacker effects
  • Future attack vectors on ICS
  • Mitigations - Defenders, governance, and controls

ICS Security Summit & Training 2019 Sneak Peek

What attendees say about their ICS Security Summit experience

"I was impressed by the expertise of the speakers and more impressed by the quality of attendees. Both the information presented in the conference and the after-hours discussions were engaging and productive." - Doug Short, Trinity River Authority

“This summit was extremely beneficial because it gives insight in to what challenges my peers are facing and how they are addressing them. It is a forum for sharing information and cultivating new ideas.” - Jeff Jones, Exelon Corporation

“The best in-depth coverage of ICS.” - Mike Smith, US DOE

Compete in Grid NetWars

Grid NetWars is a suite of hands-on, interactive learning scenarios that enable Operational Technology security professionals to develop, test and master the real-world, in-depth skills they need to defend real-time systems. Grid NetWars was designed for players at all skill levels and from any sector (not just the electric sector).

Summit Networking and ICS NetWars

Network with your peers and make invaluable connections

In addition to two days of in-depth ICS security discussions and presentations, you'll have the opportunity to network with fellow attendees at breaks and social events. Attendees tell us time and again that one of the greatest takeaways from SANS Summits is the many industry connections they forge or deepen during their time with us.

Join the Club: ICS Summit Night Out

Monday, March 18th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Everyone's invited "FORE" an evening of networking. Take a few swings at Top Golf Orlando. Food and drinks will be served; round-trip transportation is provided.

Bundle your Summit experience with a course to expand your information security expertise

After the two-day Summit, choose from five hands-on, immersive ICS security courses to help you expand your information security expertise. SANS courses are taught by experienced practitioners who are among the best cybersecurity instructors in the world. They will provide you with the guidance and skills you need to defend your organization from ever-evolving threats. SAVE $400 off your Summit registration when you bundle with a course.

Call for survey takers! What are your biggest threats with OT/ICS and how are you dealing with them? Take the State of OT/ICS Cybersecurity Survey and enter to win a $400 Amazon gift card!

ICS Security Summit Advisory Board

The ICS Security Summit Advisory Board evaluates proposed talks, mentors selected speakers, and works to develop an agenda that delivers actionable content to help you secure your control systems environment.

Summit Co-Chairs