INDUSTRIAL DEFENDER EXPERT TO SPEAK ON CYBERSECURITY MONITORING AT ABB CONTROL SYSTEM CONFERENCE 2012
Walt Sikora's Session To Highlight Verification of Industrial Defender's Automation Systems Manager on ABB's 800xA Control System and Effective Security Monitoring of Automation Systems
September 24, 2012– Industrial Defender, the leading global provider of security, compliance and change management solutions for automation systems, announced today that Walt Sikora, vice president of security solutions at Industrial Defender, will be speaking about cybersecurity monitoring at ABB Controls Conference 2012. This year's conference and expo will be held September 26-28, 2012 in Budapest, Hungary.
Sikora will be presenting, "Security Monitoring Across 800xA and the Automation Environment," where he will address the unique challenges control systems operators face as they aim to improve the cybersecurity of increasingly complex and interconnected process control operations. He will discuss the recently completed testing and verification of Industrial Defender's ASM Monitor solution by the ABB 800xA product team. Additionally he will share his insight on how security monitoring can be the starting point for improving situational awareness and reduced cyber risk. Also in this session, Sikora will highlight how Industrial Defender's security, compliance and change management innovations build upon the capabilities of 800xA application PC, Network, and Software Monitoring (PNSM), which monitors system availability.
|Session Title:||Security Monitoring Across 800xA and the Automation Environment|
|Date/Time:||Thursday, September 27, 2012, 4:00 p.m. CEST|
As vice president of security solutions at Industrial Defender, Sikora has more than 29 years of experience with security for SCADA, DCS and ICS systems. He is also an avid member of DHS-ICSJWG, NERC CIPC and frequently speaks as an expert on cybersecurity for industrial control and automation systems.
ABB Control Systems Conference 2012 is conference for ABB customers and partners that features over 50 seminars taught by industry experts and an extensive hands-on exhibition area. During the conference exhibition, Industrial Defender, together with the ABB 800xA product team, will be demonstrating the newly tested and verified solution for security monitoring on the 800xA control systems.
About Industrial Defender
Industrial Defender is the global leader in automation system management. For more than a decade, the company has successfully developed and delivered solutions for operators of industrial control systems. With deep domain expertise built in, Industrial Defender products enable customers to ensure the availability and reliability of their key industrial processes. Leveraging the industry's first unified platform for security, compliance and change management, Industrial Defender solutions enable customers to reduce costs and risks, and enhance operational excellence. Over 400 companies in 25 countries rely on Industrial Defender technology to monitor, manage and protect their operations and processes.
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