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Driving Better Cybersecurity for Industrial Networks and Critical Infrastructure

  • Friday, December 08, 2017 at 1:00 PM EST (2017-12-08 18:00:00 UTC)
  • Dan Desruisseaux, Patrick McBride


  • Claroty Inc.

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In August, Schneider Electric - the global specialist in energy management and automation and Claroty - an innovator in Operational Technology (OT) network protection announced a partnership aimed at enhancing the safety and security of the world's most important networks.

This announcement is part of a growing trend of Industrial Control Systems technology firms partnering with cybersecurity specialists to offer clients around the globe a leg up against a growing and increasingly aggressive set of threat actors.

Even if you aren't a Schneider Electric client, you will want to understand this trend and some key lessons that can be taken away from Schneider's exhaustive review of cybersecurity companies in this space.

Join Dan Desruisseaux - Cyber Security Offer Leader of Schneider Electric and Patrick McBride, CMO at Claroty for a deep dive discussion on:

  • The rapidly changing threat landscape in Industrial Control System/Critical Infrastructure network security
  • The reasons why deploying a real-time, continuous threat monitoring, detection and response platform is the most effective step you can take to enhancing security
  • A look under the covers at the logic and evaluation criteria Schneider used to arrive at its decision to work with Claroty
  • Detail on how this relationship works for clients around the globe
  • A look at how Schneider Electric service teams can be harnessed to assist end users who lack cybersecurity expertise
  • A blueprint you can use for educating your organization on the growing threat to these critical networks and a 5 step plan for driving security innovation

Speaker Bios

Patrick McBride

Patrick is the Chief Marketing Officer of Claroty. Prior to joining the company, he was the Vice President of Marketing and Communications at iSIGHT Partners (now FireEye). At iSIGHT Partners Mr. McBride was responsible for defining the global threat intelligence market and was a key advocate for security professionals shifting from attack response to proactive preparation. Before iSIGHT Partners, Patrick led global marketing at privileged identity management company, Xceedium Inc. ,and was co-founder & CEO of META Security Group, a security and compliance software and consulting company, and was a Senior Vice President of META Group (now Gartner), where he led the Global Research Teamís network security and IT operations practice.

Dan Desruisseaux

Dan DesRuisseaux possesses over 25 years of diverse experience in engineering, sales, and marketing roles in high tech companies. Mr. DesRuisseaux presently serves as the Cybersecurity Offer Leader for Schneider Electric's Industrial Division. In this role he works to insure the proper and consistent implementation of security features across SE's diverse product portfolio. He also identifies and fills security gaps by forging partnerships with best in class security appliance companies. Mr. DesRuisseaux is also the marketing Chairman of the ISA Security Compliance Institute - a non-profit organization seeking to improve ICS security through standards compliance.

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