North America gets ready for Oil and Gas Cyber Security 2015 Forum: leading cyber security experts to meet in Houston in May

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(2015.04.16. Houston, Texas, USA). SMi Group reports: FBI, Chevron Information, State of Texas, National Oiwell Varco to present at Oil and Gas Cyber Security North America Conference in Houston, USA

Oil and Gas Cyber Security North America

Event attendees include ExxonMobil, Statoil, Kaspersky Lab USA, Kongsberg Maritime, TGS, Transocean, SAP NS2 and many more...

Changes in technology used to manage oil and gas plants and pipelines are all putting them at greater risk of cyberattacks, meaning the oil and gas industry should be taking extra caution to protect information and its link to national security.

Building on the success of their Cyber Security meetings in London and Oslo, SMi takes Oil and Gas Cyber Security to North America, providing the perfect location and audience to address the most pressing cyber security issues facing the oil and gas sector.

2-day event programme includes key presentations, case studies, technology sessions, panel debate and live demonstrations delivered by leading Cyber Security Experts, IT Security Specialists, Computer Scientists and Researchers, Policy Advisors and Security Programme Managers representing Federal Bureau of Investigation, Chevron Information Technology Company, National Oilwell Varco, State of Texas – Department of Information Resources, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, University of Houston and many others.

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Event attendees include ExxonMobil, Statoil, Kaspersky Lab USA, Kongsberg Maritime, TGS, Transocean, SAP NS2 and many more.

Benefits of Attending:
The two day conference will provide delegates with the perfect opportunity to gain a complete overview of the industry in North America and is a fantastic chance for information gathering, idea sharing and problem solving debate.

  • Understand the current key market regulations to set a new standard across the industry
  • Learn the importance of cyber security in supply chain management applicable to the oil and gas sector
  • Discuss the effect of the plummeting oil price on physical and cyber security
  • Evaluate live demos on how to block oncoming attacks and minimise the clean up
  • Hear about the latest technology and software available
  • Listen to the latest industry relevant case studies and discern the lessons learned

Event programme includes an interactive half-day pre-conference Workshop (12th May 2015, Marriott West Loop Hotel, Houston): Cybersecurity Frameworks and Architectures.

The workshop will provide discussions of cybersecurity frameworks/architectures, including the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, the Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture (SABSA), and the COBIT framework. Hosted by the Cyber Security Institute (CSI).

Oil and Gas Cyber Security 2015 is proud to be sponsored by ERPScan, IGUANA, Lookingglass Cyber Solutions, Palo Alto Networks, Waterfall Security Solutions. Sponsorship enquiries: contact Alia Malick, Director, amalick(at)smi-online(dot)co(dot)uk or +44 (0) 207 827 6168

Delegate enquiries/registration: contact Andrew Gibbons on +44 (0) 207 827 6156 or e-mail agibbons(at)smi-online(dot)co(dot)uk

Oil and Gas Cyber Security North America
13-14 May 2015
Marriott West Loop Hotel, Houston, Texas, USA

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