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Is Your Plant Cyber Resilient? Next Steps to Achieving Safe and Secure Plant Operation

  • Monday, July 29, 2019 at 1:00 PM EDT (2019-07-29 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Camilo Gomez, Barbara Filkins


  • Yokogawa Corporation of America

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This webcast will highlight the key challenges companies in the process industry face in the era of OT/IT convergence. Based on the 100-year experience in Industrial Automation and the latest best practices from our mission critical customers worldwide, Yokogawa will provide guidance on how companies should take their next step in addressing cyber risk, and to achieve safe and secure operation.

Attendees at this webcast will learn:

  • What common challenges companies face when implementing security practices
  • How their companies should set their goal for managing security risk (security level and maturity level)
  • What key elements need to be addressed when adapting security practices
  • How global companies have succeeded in operating and managing security practices

Speaker Bios

Camilo Gomez

As Global Cybersecurity Strategist, Camilo Gomez brings more than 28 years of experience in leading global OT & IT cybersecurity programs in support of industrial systems to Yokogawa’s US Technology Center. He is a subject-matter expert in Industrial Automation and Control Systems (IACS) Cybersecurity, delivering strategic thinking and leadership. Camilo is currently co-chairing The Open Group’s Open Process Automation Forum (OPAF) Security Architecture Subcommittee. In addition, he is an active member of IACS Cybersecurity international standards committees such as ISA99 and IEC TC65 WG10, and ISA/IEC 62443 standard certification organizations such as ISCI and IECEE CMC WG31.

Barbara Filkins

Barbara Filkins, SANS Analyst Program Research Director, holds several SANS certifications, including the GSEC, GCIH, GCPM, GLEG and GICSP, the CISSP, and an MS in information security management from the SANS Technology Institute. She has done extensive work in system procurement, vendor selection and vendor negotiations as a systems engineering and infrastructure design consultant. Barbara focuses on issues related to automation—privacy, identity theft and exposure to fraud, plus the legal aspects of enforcing information security in today’s mobile and cloud environments, particularly in the health and human services industry, with clients ranging from federal agencies to municipalities and commercial businesses.

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