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The 2017 State of Industrial Control System Security—Part 2: Protection, Prevention and Convergence

  • Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 1:00 PM EDT (2017-07-12 17:00:00 UTC)
  • David Zahn, Erik Giesa, Katherine Brocklehurst, Doug Wylie, Bengt Gregory-Brown


  • Great Bay Software
  • Nozomi Networks
  • PAS
  • Tempered
  • Tripwire, Inc.

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How secure are your industrial control systems (ICSs)? The 2017 ICS Survey was designed to determine the safety and security challenges involved with control system cyber assets, their communication protocol and supporting operations. In the first part of this two-part webcast, held on Tuesday, July 11, attendees learned about personnel, threats and tools involved in security for industrial control systems. Click here to register for that webcast.

Attendees at this second installment of a two-part webcast will learn about the following:

  • Control system components at the greatest risk
  • Management of control system assets
  • Use of threat intelligence and security assessments
  • Cyber security standards
  • Challenges associated with convergence of information and operational technologies, particularly in realm of industrial control systems

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Speaker Bios

Bengt Gregory-Brown

Bengt Gregory-Brown is a consultant to the SANS ICS program and the principal analyst at Sable Lion Ventures, LLC, a virtual accelerator focused on emerging cyber security solutions. He brings more than 20 years of experience to bear in his writings about the management of IT and infrastructure projects, enterprise security governance, IT and ICS security risk analysis, regulatory compliance and policy conformance for high-profile companies. Bengt has managed multiple patents from ideation through issuance and has authored works for numerous corporate entities.

Doug Wylie

Doug Wylie directs the SANS Industrials and Infrastructure business portfolio, helping companies fulfill business objectives to manage security risks and develop a security-effective workforce. His lengthy career spans a wide array of industries. He served as Rockwell Automation’s director of product security risk management, where he founded and led its industrial cybersecurity and risk management program. Doug works around the world with companies, industry and standards bodies, and government entities to help safeguard converged IT-OT systems from contemporary cybersecurity threats. He holds the CISSP certification and numerous patents, as well as being an accomplished writer, speaker and presenter.

Katherine Brocklehurst

Katherine Brocklehurst has been involved in product management and marketing in cyber security for more than 20 years. Working with security technologies ranging from protocols, encryption, intrusion detection/prevention, web application firewalls and industrial control system security, she’s touched every layer in the ISO model. Katherine is a subject matter expert on security and compliance policies, with years of specialty in energy and electric utilities, NERC CIP, NIST, CIS Top 20, PCI and other security frameworks necessary to ensure foundational controls are in place against potential threats.

Erik Giesa

Erik Giesa, VP of Product Management and Product Marketing at Tempered Networks, is responsible for product strategy and go-to-market execution. Prior to Tempered, Erik served as the SVP of marketing and business development at ExtraHop Networks. During his four-year tenure at ExtraHop, Erik and his team grew ExtraHop from a 50-person startup to the market leader in IT operations analytics, a rich ecosystem of technical alliances, and guided the establishment of wire data analysis as the richest source of real-time analytics. Before ExtraHop, Erik was the SVP of product and product marketing at F5 Networks, where he was responsible for the company’s market-leading BIG-IP product portfolio.

David Zahn

David Zahn is the chief marketing officer and general manager of the Cybersecurity Business Unit at PAS. David has more than 24 years of enterprise software and services experience within startup and high-growth companies in oil & gas and IT. Prior to PAS, David was VP of marketing at FuelQuest and VP of marketing at Avalara. He is a frequent speaker at industry events and has a BA in economics and managerial studies from Rice University as well as an MBA from the McCombs School of Business.

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