Featured Speakers :

 David Kennedy
David Kennedy
CTO
Stone Energy
 Maurice Tayeh
Maurice Tayeh
VP & CIO
McDermott International
 Stuart Wagner
Stuart Wagner
Director, IT Security & Compliance
Enterprise Products
 Shawn Riley
Shawn Riley
Executive Vice President & Board Member
The Centre for Strategic Cyberspace + Security Science (CSCSS)

Developing Actionable Strategies to Combat the Mounting Cyber Risk to Critical Infrastructure

The 3rd Annual Cyber Security for Oil and Gas Summit is bringing together the oil and gas industry to address critical concerns and trends with regard to the development of cyber security practices.  The complex nature of cyber attacks and those specifically levied against the oil and gas industry have been increasing over the years and while the industry is well prepared, continuous improvement is always necessary to maintain an edge on the nefarious actors working against the industry.

After a number of beneficial summits over the past two years, the 3rd Annual Cyber Security for Oil and Gas Summit being held June 22-25, 2015 in Houston, TX promises to be the next step in a highly advanced industry discussion on cyber security management & continuous improvement practices.  Addressing the imperative objectives of oil and gas industry IT/cyber security groups this summit has historically brought together 100+ industry representatives in a closed forum that breeds constructive discussion of industry challenges, concerns, best practices and strategies for improving individual as well as industry-wide practices in the field of cyber security.  With such a complex and challenging road ahead, can your corporate network and ICS security teams afford not to join the discussion?

Key Topics Being Covered:

  • In-depth coverage of critical ICS security subject matter in a comprehensive focus day 
  • A must attend Cyber Security Master-Class led by industry expert Shawn Riley on the science & tradecraft of attack analysis and defending the cyber ecosystem
  • Discussion focused on the development and operation of a large scale cyber security operations center for threat intelligence, monitoring & analysis and incident response
  • Insider threat detection and development of internal programs to increase awareness across the enterprise to ensure that all employees know and actively take a role in making security a part of every action they take
  • C-Level presentations on managing cyber security budgeting in times of growth & consolidation as well as a strategy focused panel discussion on overall security program development and management
  • Integrating the increasingly automated SCADA and ICS controls with IT and cyber security measures
  • Employing IT risk analysis and management strategies for combating the prolonged effects of malicious entities that have been and still are accessing your systems
  • Update on the NIST framework for improving critical infrastructure cyber security and Presidential Executive Order #13636 

Past Attendees have said:

"The event has radically opened my eyes to the importance of IT security in my organization.” - Michael Holton, IT Supervisor, U.S. Operations , LBC Tank Terminals

“This was a well-planned, high educational value conference.”
 - Paul Williams, CTO, White Badger Group

"Excellent conference to bring oil and gas industry together and share cyber security issues and solutions" Patrick McNallen, Vice President, Elbit Systems

"Lots of things to think about in terms of espionage and advanced detection" - Brian Mann, Automation Advisor, Anadarko Petroleum

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