Receive the latest cyber security project updates from Petroleum Development Oman, Shell, GDF Suez | Oil and Gas Cyber Security, 25th and 26th November 2013, London, UK

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SMi's third annual Oil and Gas Cyber Security conference, taking place in London on 25-26 November, features an array of case studies and project updates from those at the forefront of the latest cyber security developments in the oil and gas sector, including Petroleum Development Oman, GDF Suez, Shell, United States Energy Security Council, BDO Norway, TNO and many more.

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Oil and Gas companies are heavily investing in establishing the most comprehensive security systems for their assets and digital infrastructures, with spending set to reach $1.87 billion by 2018. Managing security of networks and wireless communication systems, as well as defending IT infrastructure from external virus attacks and internal compatibility threats is a top priority.

Against this backdrop, SMi's third annual Oil and Gas Cyber Security conference will feature senior industry figures from Petroleum Development Oman, GDF Suez, Shell among others, discussing what is being done to protect highly valuable intellectual property and commercially sensitive information on production, exploration plans and assets.

Speaker panel includes:

  • Fathiya Al Farsi, Head IM&T Risk Management, Petroleum Development Oman
  • Phil Jones, Security and Resilience Manager, GDF Suez E&P UK Ltd
  • Tim Harwood, Security Capability & Awareness Lead, BP
  • Auke Huistra, Lead Workforce Development PCD IT Security, Shell Projects & Technology
  • Annemarie Zielstra, Director, International Relations Cyber Resilience, TNO
  • Dr Gal Luft, Co-Director, Institute for the Analysis of Global Security, Senior Adviser, United States Energy Security Council
  • Geir Arild Engh-Hellesvik, Senior Manager, Technology Risk Services, BDO Norway
  • Andrea Rigoni, Director General, GCSEC Global Cyber Security Centre
  • Edward Hamilton, Head of Threat and Vulnerability Management, PWC

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