Topic: Cyber security and the utility sector: Battling the complex and adaptive threat
While Australia's digital sector is increasingly battling cyber threats, threats to the energy and utility sectors are not far behind. Although the benefits of integrating a utility's IT and OT networks are evident, rising security threats and evolving security and privacy requirements complicate the process. Cyber security is their number one concern when it comes to converging IT and OT networks, according to a recent survey of utility leaders.
How do cyber security threats impact the energy and utility industry?
There will be a range of interesting topics discussed by the speakers during the talk.
- Why does cyber security matter to the energy sector?
- What makes you a target?
- De-mystifying common attacks and common terminology
- Common cyber effects – a series of slides that expand on the attacks/effects a threat actor can generate
- A maturity model for cyber security in the energy sector.
Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions of the speakers and light lunch will be served after the presentation.
Sven Ross is the Executive Director, Customer in WA for CyberCX. He is a highly experienced security practitioner with more than 20 years of cyber roles across both government and private sectors, working in roles in the 2nd Commando Regiment, world leading mining companies and founding Diamond Cyber Security.
Carter Smith is a senior security consultant based in Darwin, NT. With deep, end-to-end, experience both developing and testing the security of networks and technology solutions. He has adversarial experience across the web application, external/internal network, social engineering, thick client, mobile applications, and physical domains.
Pearse Courtney is the Principal Sector Engagement at AEMO with responsibility for supporting the Australian energy organisations and their cyber maturity journey including compliance with the impending CI SoNS regulations.
Date: Friday 2 December 2022
Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm (ACST)
9:00am – 9:30am Registration
9:30am – 12:00pm Presentation
12:00pm - 1:00pm Networking Lunch
Venue: Charles Darwin University, Ellengowan Dr, Casuarina NT 0810
Blue Prescient 02A. 1.01, Casuarina Campus
Registrations Close: At 5pm on Thursday 1 December 2022
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