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IIOT and Megacities 2025

  • Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 at 11:00 AM EDT (15:00:00 UTC)
  • Mike Assante and Andy Bochman
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Overview

This presentation, set in the year 2025, paints a picture of events going south very quickly in four of the worlds largest future cities. The talk portends that current and accelerating trends in business and society in IoT/IIoT, automation and autonomy, especially in critical infrastructure systems, are setting up U.S. and other global megacities for potentially unprecedented crises within the next decade.

Speaker Bios

Mike Assante

Michael Assante is currently the SANS lead for Industrial Control System (ICS) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) security and Co-founder of NexDefense an Atlanta-based ICS security company. He served as Vice President and Chief Security Officer of the North American Electric Reliability (NERC) Corporation, where he oversaw industry-wide implementation of cyber security standards across the continent. Prior to joining NERC, Mr. Assante held a number of high-level positions at Idaho National Labs and served and as Vice President and Chief Security Officer for American Electric Power. Mr. Assante's work in ICS security has been widely recognized and was selected by his peers as the winner of Information Security Magazine's security leadership award for his efforts as a strategic thinker. The RSA 2005 Conference awarded him its outstanding achievement award in the practice of security within an organization.

He has testified before the US Senate and House and was an initial member of the member of the Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th Presidency. Before his career in security served in various naval intelligence and information warfare roles, he developed and gave presentations on the latest technology and security threats to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Director of the National Security Agency, and other leading government officials. In 1997, he was honored as a Naval Intelligence Officer of the Year.


Andy Bochman

Andy Bochman is the Senior Grid Strategist at the Idaho National Lab. He provides strategic guidance on topics at the intersection of critical infrastructure security and resilience to senior U.S. and international government and industry leaders. His career began with the US Air Force, and before joining INL, was in several cybersecurity start-ups, was Global Energy & Utilities Security Lead at IBM, and a Senior Advisor at the Chertoff Group in Washington, DC. A member of the global advisory board for the Control Systems Cyber Security Association International (CS2AI), Mr. Bochman is on the advisory committee to the SANS security training institute and a cybersecurity subject matter expert listed with the U.S. State Department Speakers Bureau. In 2018 his publications include "The Missing Chief Security Officer" (CXO) and "Internet Insecurity: the Brutal Truth" (HBR), and "Supply Chain in the Software Era" (Atlantic Council).

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