Public Safety Canada's Industrial Control Systems Security Symposium

2018 ICS Security Symposium

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The annual Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security Symposium will be held in May at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia.

May 28

May 29

May 30

May 31

ICS Technical Workshop

ICS Symposium

ICS Symposium

ICS Technical Workshop

The two-day symposium aims at assisting Canada's critical infrastructure owners and operators to better secure their most critical industrial control systems and information technology assets. Industry experts along with representatives from the Government of Canada will provide briefs on the latest threats and steps that can be taken to increase the security of industrial control systems.

The one-day technical workshop (two date options available) will focus on the hands-on development of incident handler skills for industrial control systems security professionals.

Details

Format

The symposium is lecture style (hands-off) or discussion-based and supported by demonstrations and/or presentations at the technical level. The technical workshop portion of the symposium is hands-on and intended for ICS incident handlers and technical support staff. Both portions of the symposium are designed for owners and operators of critical infrastructure facilities at the intermediate level.

Who Should Attend the Symposium

The symposium is open to:

Who Should Attend the Technical Workshop

ICS security professionals who have an intermediate level of computer security training and proficiency within an incident response and/or network environment.Attendees of the technical training are required to bring the following:

Benefits of Attending

Cost

There is no cost for entry to the symposium. All other costs (e.g. transportation, accommodations, and meals) are the responsibility of the attendee.

Agenda

Public Safety Canada Industrial Control Systems Security Symposium
Agenda
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Timing (PDT)

 

07:30 – 08:30 Registration
Coal Harbour Ballroom Foyer
  Coal Harbour Ballrooms A and B
8:30 – 08:45 Opening Remarks
Natalie Clayton, Public Safety Canada
08:45 – 09:40 Managing Cyber Risk:  Current Trends and Defensive Strategies for Protecting Critical Infrastructure
Neil Hershfield, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
09:40 – 10:10 Networking Break and Vendor Exposition
(refreshments provided)
Coal Harbour Ballroom Foyer
  Coal Harbour Ballroom A Coal Harbour Ballroom B
10:10 – 11:05 The First Safety Instrumented System Malware:  TRISIS
Daniel Michaud-Soucy, Dragos Inc.

“We Are Just a Little Municipality – the Hackers Aren’t Interested in Us” – Wrong!
Charles Wordsworth, Wordsworth & Associates

11:05 – 12:00 ICS Down…It’s Go Time!
Jason Dely, Cylance
Understanding and Mitigating Risk of Internet-connected Industrial Systems (IIoT/ICS)
Joel Langill, AECOM
12:00 – 13:15 Lunch Break and Vendor Exposition
(lunch not provided)
Coal Harbour Ballroom Foyer
  Coal Harbour Ballroom A Coal Harbour Ballroom B
13:15 – 14:10 Exploring Anomaly Detection, Machine Learning, and Passive Asset Identification in ICS
Clint Bodungen, LEO Cyber Security
ICS Cyber Security in 2023
Andrew Ginter, Waterfall Security Solutions
14:10 – 15:05 How Advanced Persistent Threat Attackers Attack Networks
Antoine Lemay, École Polytechnique de Montréal
Learnings from Managing and Securing a Large IndustrialControl System
Roeland Baans, Syncrude Canada Ltd.
15:05 – 15:35 Networking Break and Vendor Exposition
(refreshments provided)
Coal Harbour Ballroom Foyer
  Coal Harbour Ballrooms A and B
15:35 – 16:30 Advanced Social Engineering attack tactics: Everyone is a target!
Alexandre Frappier, Public Safety Canada
16:30 - 16:45 Close of Day 1 and Preview of Day 2
Public Safety Canada
16:45 - 18:00 Vendor Exposition and Post Event Networking
Coal Harbour Ballroom Foyer

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Timing (PDT)  
08:00 – 08:30 Registration
Coal Harbour Ballroom Foyer
  Coal Harbour Ballrooms A and B
8:30 – 08:45 Opening Remarks
Public Safety Canada
08:45 – 09:40 ICS Security - It’s Time for Strategy, Not Tactics
Eric Byres, ICS Secure
09:40 – 10:05 Networking Break and Vendor Exposition
(refreshments provided)
Coal Harbour Ballroom Foyer
  Coal Harbour Ballroom A Coal Harbour Ballroom B
10:05 - 11:00 Advanced USB Attacks That Keep You Awake at Night and How to Stop Them
Seth Carpenter, Honeywell
Case Study:  How a Vendor Neutral Approach to Security is Imperative
Rick Kaun, Verve Industrial Protection
11:00 – 11:55 18 Months In:  ICS Vulnerability Research Findings and Investigations
Vladimir Dashchenko and Maria Garnaeva, Kaspersky Lab
Dare You Risk It?
Terrance Ingoldsby, Amenaza Technologies  
11:55 – 13:05 Lunch Break and Vendor Exposition
(lunch not provided)
Coal Harbour Ballroom Foyer
  Coal Harbour Ballroom A Coal Harbour Ballroom B
13:05 – 14:00 Technical Vulnerability Management
John Sladek, Lofty Perch Inc.
IT vs. OT:  Who Wins?  Who Loses?
Ernie Hayden and José Alvarado, BBA
14:00 – 14:55 Advancing National Critical Infrastructure with Secure and Safe Industrial IoT Systems
Goran Novkovic, Toronto Water
Information, Intelligence and Human Factors
Jim Linn and John Bryk
American Gas Association
14:55 – 15:20 Networking Break and Vendor Exposition
(refreshments provided)
Coal Harbour Ballroom Foyer
  Coal Harbour Ballrooms A and B
15:20 – 16:35

Pannel Discussion with Industry Experts
Eric Byres, ICS Secure; Terrance Ingoldsby, Amenaza Technologies; Rick Kaun, Verve Industrial Protection; John Sladek, Lofty Perch Inc.

16:35 - 16:45 Close of Conference
Public Safety Canada

Registration – Now Open

Contact Information

By email: Cyber-Workshop/Atelier-cyber@ps-sp.gc.ca

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