Tuesday, February 24
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Chief Information Security Officer
Fluor Federal Petroleum Operations, contractor to the U.S. Department of Energy
Hacking Critical Infrastructure: From Cyber Myth to Startling Reality
Many critical infrastructure systems use antiquated technologies that make them susceptible to hacking and successful compromise. Others have inadequate or misconfigured cyber security protection. To make matters worse, many of these systems are connected directly or indirectly to the Internet. This session will begin with a focus on Cyber Security for Oil and Gas, and continue with a review of real-life, recently successful compromises and exposures of critical infrastructure and includes a live hacking demonstration. Finally, the presenter will provide some simple suggestions to help organizations mitigate the risks associated with critical infrastructure exposure.
Chris Shipp has over 15 years of experience in the field of information security and currently serves as the Chief Information Security Officer for the U.S. Department of Energy Strategic Petroleum Reserve (contractor). Chris is known for his unique and entertaining speaking style and has provided cyber security training and support for many commercial and government entities including the Federal Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Military. Currently, Chris is working within the cyber security community to develop and implement better information security within industrial control system environments.
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