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SMi's 5th annual Oil and Gas Cyber Security conference, taking place on 30th November - 1st December 2015 in London, will contain unique presentations and recent case studies on the challenges of security architecture, securing end point devices and authenticating applications with case studies from organisations including SSE, DECC, UKTI, National Grid, British Gas and more.

SMi's 5th annual Oil and Gas Cyber Security, 30th November - 1st December 2015, London, UK

Receive an array of cyber security case studies from SSE, DECC, UKTI, National Grid, British Gas and more.

SMi's 5th annual Oil and Gas Cyber Security conference, taking place on the 30th November - 1st December 2015 in London, will evaluate current cyber security measures with keynote presentations and case studies from SSE, DECC, National Grid, British Gas and more. The two-day programme will build on the success of the 2014 event and discuss recent efforts to bolster protection of highly valuable intellectual property and commercially sensitive information. 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.

Key case studies at SMi's 5th annual Oil and Gas Cyber Security conference include:

How the UK energy networks are organising to face the increasing threat to supply

  • How is the sector benchmarking in order to prioritise the development of capability?
  • How are UK energy networks developing risk management practices?
  • What does the future hold for the standardisation of security across the UK?

Joe Dauncey, Chair, Energy Network Association Cyber Security Group and Head of Information Risk and Security, SSE

DECC and Energy Sector Cyber Security

  • DECC discusses their approach to protecting critical infrastructure from cyber-attacks
  • Discussion of the emerging threats
  • Collaboration with industry and discussion about how to build cyber resilience in the sector

Deborah Petterson, Head of Energy Cyber Security, DECC

Challenges of Cyber Security in the Critical National Infrastructure

  • CNI – gas and electricity
  • Network dependencies and security
  • Threat and responses
  • Risk Management versus compliance

Graham Wright, CISO & Global Head of Digital Risk and Security, National Grid

The Digitalisation of the Oil & Gas Sector – Internet of Things
With the digital evolution of oil and gas information technology (IT), operational technology (OT)
systems, networks and processes has resulted in a slew of new vulnerabilities:

  • Cloud and mobile have had massive ramifications on network security, how does the oil & gas sector adapt to this?
  • Examining the new threat landscape and future capabilities
  • Developing strategies to secure your network from cyber hacks
  • The importance of strengthening collaboration with third party vendors and security

Chris Patten, Enterprise Architect, Technologist, British Gas

To view the full speaker line-up and complete two-day conference programme, visit http://www.oilandgas-cybersecurity.co.uk

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