Practical Cyber Defense for Industrial Control Systems

Industrial control systems (ICS) environments are being targeted by more sophisticated threats every day; but the security professionals who defend ICS environments face significant limitations. Patching practices and scanning tools that are common in most IT environments are often unacceptable for ICS, which may operate critical infrastructure and require 24/7 uptime. In this Dark Reading webinar, top experts offers insight on the threat posed to ICS systems, and how you can expand your security strategies to protect them. 

On Demand
1h 00min

In this webinar, learn how to:

  • Improve visibility and security of your ICS environment without jeopardizing operations  
  • Address security once software companies end support for the only operating system your essential ICS systems run on 
  • Enhance ICS security by improving communications and cooperation between IT and operational teams

Don't miss your opportunity to discover how and why attackers are exploiting ICS environments now and what you can do about it.


Featured Speakers

  • Paul Brager Jr
    Paul Brager Jr
    Technical Product Security Leader, Digital Technology
    Baker Hughes, a GE Company

    Paul has been regarded as a thought leader in the cyber security community for over twenty-five (25) years, with seasoned expertise in security architecture, critical infrastructure and manufacturing cyber security, and IoT/IIoT cyber. His career has expanded across oil and gas, power utility, manufacturing, chemical and telecommunications, having held various technical and leadership roles of increasing complexity and accountability throughout. In his current capacity as the OT Security Program Functional Leader for Baker Hughes, a GE Company (BHGE), Paul is accountable for guiding technical cyber strategy and direction for all BHGE’s global manufacturing facilities. Additionally, Paul is a Technical Product Security Leader, working closely with oil and gas, energy, and other digital clients to integrate cyber security capabilities and strategies into their critical manufacturing and operating infrastructure lifecycles. His guidance enables product engineering to “bake” defense-in-depth cyber strategies into the overall design of digital solutions, bolstering the oil and gas industry’s ability to have a more defensible posture against some of the world’s most complex cyber adversaries. Paul holds a BS in Political Science from Texas A&M University, a MS in Administration of Justice and Security from University of Phoenix and is an Alpha Phi Sigma (National Criminal Justice Honor Society) inductee. Additionally, he is CISSP, GICSP, and CISM certified, a prolific public speaker and mentor, and a member of several cyber-related organizations and working groups. He has provided commentary on several security related podcasts, publications, and webinars that provided guidance and insight into strategies for critical infrastructure and manufacturing cyber defense. Paul has a passion for mentoring and guiding people of color aspiring to contribute to the advancement of the industry and promoting diversity within the cyber community. He has invested significant time in the furthering of those endeavors, spending time with students at HBCUs and participating in hackathons and roundtable discussions, offering insights and strategies into successfully entering the cyber field.

  • Kim Legelis
    Kim Legelis
    Nozomi Networks

    Kim delivers deep knowledge of our market with over a decade of industrial cyber security marketing. She shares the company’s mission of arming critical infrastructure organization against global threats. As a proven marketing leader, Kim thrives on the challenge of transforming technology innovators into market leaders. Prior to joining the Nozomi Networks executive team, Kim served as Vice President of Marketing for Industrial Defender, a pioneer of industrial control system cyber security that was acquired by Lockheed Martin. As an early proponent of cyber security technologies, she’s held senior marketing roles with Symantec, Core Security, and Cybereason. Kim holds a B.S. in Industrial Management from Carnegie Mellon University and an M.B.A from Nijenrode, The Netherlands School of Business. LinkedIn:

  • Sara Peters
    Sara Peters
    Senior Editor
    Dark Reading

    Sara Peters is Senior Editor at Dark Reading and formerly the editor-in-chief of Enterprise Efficiency. Prior that she was senior editor for the Computer Security Institute, writing and speaking about virtualization, identity management, cybersecurity law, and a myriad of other topics. She authored the 2009 CSI Computer Crime and Security Survey and founded the CSI Working Group on Web Security Research Law -- a collaborative project that investigated the dichotomy between laws regulating software vulnerability disclosure and those regulating Web vulnerability disclosure.

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