The Convergence of Cybersecurity and Process Safety

  • Webcast Aired Wednesday, 05 Sep 2018 10:30AM EDT (05 Sep 2018 14:30 UTC)
  • Speakers: Doug Wylie, Marty Edwards, Larry O'Brien

The emergence of the TRITON/TRISIS/HatMan malware and its attack methodology directed towards a safety instrumented system (SIS) has added a new dimension of concerns for many ICS and SCADA owners and operators. There is growing recognition of interdependencies between security and safety in control systems that is leading some in industry to expand their use of process safety standards and best practices such as HAZOP analysis and process safety risk matrices. Combining these risk management approaches with proper work procedures and structured change management techniques can help better protect systems against attacks while also reduce damage or disruption to critical operations.

This webcast will discuss potential impacts that can arise from cyber-threats to process safety systems, contemporary approaches to help mitigate these risks, and benefits that can be gained by coupling the domain knowledge and best practices from the worlds of process safety and cybersecurity alike.

Join Larry O'Brien, Marty Edwards, and Doug Wylie for the webcast leading up to the SANS Oil & Gas Cybersecurity Summit this October in Houston.