EnergySec Security & Compliance Summit

Monday, 22 July 2024 8:00 AM - Wednesday, 24 July 2024 3:00 PM PDT

1150 Magic Way, Anaheim, California, 92802, United States

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Monday, 22 July 2024 8:00 AM - Wednesday, 24 July 2024 3:00 PM PDT

Disneyland Hotel, 1150 Magic Way, Anaheim, California, 92802, United States.

Our Annual Security and Compliance Summit returns for our 19th Anniversary! We are still the premier security conference for critical infrastructure and one of the longest running events of its kind in the nation.

The unique qualities of our Summit reside in the vast array of industry leaders and experts we invite to participate in the event.  Attendees benefit from a diverse collection of perspectives, knowledge, and experience as our presenters and panelists journey from destinations all around nation and globe! With such a concentration of thought leadership and talent, the stage is set for passionate discussion and debate on a variety of topics that highlight the burning issues and evolving needs of our industry.

Navigate our Summit page to learn more about this year's exciting topics and speakers. Registrations and rooms go fast so start planning your educational experience and relaxing fun in the sun today!

Attendees will have the benefit of accessing discounted pricing for rooms at the Disneyland Hotel and theme park tickets. Details will be emailed to the attendee after the purchase of registration. 

For more details visit www.energysec.org/energysec-summit

EnergySec

energysec.org

The Energy Sector Security Consortium, Inc. (EnergySec) is a United States 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation formed to support energy sector organizations with the security of their critical technology infrastructures. Through our membership program, we support collaborative initiatives and projects that help enhance the cybersecurity resiliency of these organizations Today, our community includes individuals from a broad range of utilities, industry product and service vendors, academic institutions, national labs, regulatory organizations, and government entities, with formal membership representing 160 electric utilities having headquarters in 25 states and operations in several others. In addition to our formal membership, numerous other utilities participate in our community events and educational programs. Our membership and participation ranges from the largest utilities in North America to small local utilities with less than 250 employees. Visit www.energysec.org to learn more.

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Sharla Artz
Security and Resilience Policy AVP
Xcel Energy

Sharla Artz serves as the Security and Resilience Policy Area Vice President for Xcel Energy where she manages the company’s national security strategic partnerships with our federal and state government partners. In this role, she works with utilities, government partners, and industry stakeholders to develop strategies that enhance the resilience of critical infrastructures. Previously, she served as the Senior Vice President of Government & External Affairs at the Utilities Technology Council, where she focused on bringing attention to cross sector interdependencies in critical infrastructure protection efforts. Ms. Artz was formerly the Director of Government Affairs at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL), where she established close working relationships with government officials, contributed insight for sound policy decision making, and was an advocate on the role of technology in grid resilience. Prior to joining SEL, Ms. Artz was the vice president of legal and government affairs for Genscape, Inc., developing business relationships for the company with federal entities. Ms. Artz was the assistant general counsel for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, serving the 50 state utility commissioners on energy regulatory matters pending before the federal government. After receiving her juris doctor from Georgetown University Law Center, Ms. Artz spent four years on Capitol Hill, working on energy policy for a former member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Ms. Artz has a bachelor’s degree in sociology and psychology from the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with her husband and two children.

About Sharla Artz

Security and Resilience Policy AVP
Xcel Energy
Andrew Ginter
VP Industrial Security
Waterfall Security

At Waterfall Security, Andrew leads a team of experts working with the world's most secure industrial sites. He is the author of three books on industrial security, co-author of the IIoT SF and the UITP Guide to CyberSecurity in Tendering, and co-host of the Industrial Security Podcast.

About Andrew Ginter

VP Industrial Security
Waterfall Security
Mark Cooper
President & Founder - PKI Solution
PKI Solutions

Mark B. Cooper, president and founder of PKI Solutions, has been known as “The PKI Guy” since his early days at Microsoft. Mark has deep knowledge and experience in all things Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), including Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS), PKI design and implementation, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile security, and encryption. PKI Solutions provides consulting, training, professional services, and assessments to help ensure the security of organizations now and in the future. At PKI Solutions, Mark and his team have implemented PKI solutions at enterprises, many of them Fortune 500 companies, in industries including energy, IoT, technology, healthcare, and financial services, as well as federal, state, and local government. Mark has also led hundreds of PKI trainings, including private trainings, across the country, and around the world—from Scotland to Buffalo, from Sweden to Washington, D.C.—and everywhere in between. He is also the primary instructor for our online PKI training courses. Prior to founding PKI Solutions in 2014, Mark was a senior engineer at Microsoft, where he designed, implemented, and supported ADCS environments for Microsoft’s largest customers and became the leading subject matter expert for ADCS and identity management. Mark developed and managed the Microsoft PKI Health Check to analyze and report on the design and management of PKI components and created Microsoft’s first consolidated set of PKI best practices. He authored several Microsoft whitepapers, including the specifications and deployment of ADCS on Microsoft Windows Failover Clusters. Mark has been working with Microsoft technologies since 1992 when he achieved his first MCP certification with Microsoft exam #001. He has subsequently earned the MCSE accreditation for every Microsoft operating system since Windows NT 3.51, and is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Microsoft Security MVP, and Charter Microsoft Certified Master—Directory Services (MCM). In fact, for those with Microsoft MCM-Directory accreditation, Mark developed and most likely delivered the PKI portion of the training.

About Mark Cooper

President & Founder - PKI Solution
PKI Solutions
Monta Elkins
SANS Instructor and Author of the new Hardware Hacking Essentials Training
SANS

EnergySec Cyber Security Professional of the Year 2018 SAN ICS Cyber Security Principal Instructor Hardware Hacking Essentials Training Course Author Supply chipping attack feature at wired.com 60+ Security presentations at conferences including, DEFCON, RSA, EnergySec, S4 CS3STLM, Bsides LV, GridSecCon, Hack the Capitol and many others

About Monta Elkins

SANS Instructor and Author of the new Hardware Hacking Essentials Training
SANS
Rees Machtemes
Director of Industrial Security
Waterfall Security

Rees is a professional electrical engineer with 20 years of industry experience. He’s designed power generation and transmission substations, automated a food and beverage plant, worked on private and government telecom projects, and supported data centers and OT hardware vendors. This led him to champion cyber-safe systems design and architecture.

About Rees Machtemes

Director of Industrial Security
Waterfall Security
Gregory Hale
Editor & Founder
Industrial Safety And Security Source

Gregory has been the Editor/Founder of Industrial Safety and Security Source (ISSSource.com) for 14 years, reporting on Safety and Security in the manufacturing sector. He is also the founder of ICSSTRIVE, a manufacturing industry cybersecurity incident database. Prior to ISSSource, he was InTech magazine’s Chief Editor for 10 years.

https://isssource.com

About Gregory Hale

Editor & Founder
Industrial Safety And Security Source
Brian Pauling
Sr. Operations Compliance Consultant
Archer

Brian has served in a variety of executive, management and consulting capacities for over 25 years utilizing his expertise to create, assess, and implement change across numerous industries and organizations, with a focus in the gas and electric utility industry. Most notably, his experience includes establishing and managing top tier NERC and corporate compliance departments, providing end to end compliance support (i.e., program development, program management, process design and implementation, RSAW documentation/review, internal controls program development and implementation, mock audits, audit support, penalty/sanction resolution, etc.) to small and large utilities, and managing regulatory processes and relationships.

About Brian Pauling

Sr. Operations Compliance Consultant
Archer
Manuel Carlos Maestas
Idaho National Laboratory / Distributed Energy and Grid Modeling Integration
Power Systems Engineer

Control Systems Engineer skilled in the art of installing and programming control systems. I bring hands-on expertise, having successfully navigated concept-to-scale testing and commissioning projects. I'm skilled in grid modeling and simulation with RTDS's RSCAD FX, focusing on using data to implement advanced fault identification methods in the evolving power generation landscape. Some of my work includes configuring and testing hardware in-the-loop, which includes the installation and configuration of SEL devices (3555, 351, 735, 2488), Megger Amplifiers, inverters, and PLC systems. I also have experience with testing automated response methods and conducted vulnerability assessments on customer provided testbeds. I have helped mentor over 30 interns at a national laboratory.

About Manuel Carlos Maestas

Idaho National Laboratory / Distributed Energy and Grid Modeling Integration
Power Systems Engineer
Pierre Janse van Rensburg
Senior Consulting Expert, ICS Cybersecurity
BBA Engineering, presentation on behalf of ICS4ICS (ISA GCA)

With a keen will to continually deepen his knowledge, Mr. Janse van Rensburg’s career history highlights expertise and demonstrated skill sets in areas such as system security, support, administration and management, system / process development and implementation, team leadership, project management, consulting, training and mentoring. He has played key roles in the development of multiple organizations' Compliance and Cybersecurity Programs (NERC CIP, NIST CSF, IEC-62443), as well as ongoing maintenance. He provides consulting service in a wide range of cybersecurity projects including working with large industrial utilities such as BC Hydro, AltaLink, and ENMAX Power. Prior to joining BBA he was responsible for the day-to-day operational security of a large municipal utility T&D SCADA network. His proven ability to quickly grasp and master new technical concepts and technologies and responsibility in managing multi-level projects to fruition effectively make him a great asset to every team.

About Pierre Janse van Rensburg

Senior Consulting Expert, ICS Cybersecurity
BBA Engineering, presentation on behalf of ICS4ICS (ISA GCA)
Steve Parker
President and Founding Director
EnergySec

Steven Parker, CISA, CISSP, is a founding director of EnergySec. He has been engaged in critical infrastructure protection within the electric sector for more than 22 years, including eight years as a senior security staff member at a large west coast utility. He was also one of the original NERC CIP auditors for the WECC region. He has been with EnergySec full-time since 2010.

About Steve Parker

President and Founding Director
EnergySec
Nate Evans
Senior Cyber Researcher
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Dr. Nathaniel Evans is a senior cybersecurity researcher at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He currently works on a variety of proactive cybersecurity projects involving critical infrastructure including the development of DOE’s Energy Threat Analysis Center. Nate created a cybersecurity assessment for critical infrastructure that is used heavily by DHS and has three R&D 100 awards for his research in proactive cybersecurity. Nate graduated with his PHD from Iowa State University and has had a variety of positions within industry and the National Labs.

About Nate Evans

Senior Cyber Researcher
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Matt Caves
V.P., Legal & Regulatory Compliance
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative

Matt Caves currently serves as the Corporate Compliance Officer and Vice President of Legal and Regulatory Compliance for Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC), a generation and transmission cooperative located in Anadarko, Oklahoma. Prior to joining WFEC, Matt spent almost 15 years as a state regulator and in private practice handling a wide variety of regulatory compliance, permitting, enforcement and litigation issues. Matt is a member of the Markets and Operations Policy Committee (MOPC) and Strategic Planning Committee (SPC) of the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) and serves on the Midwest Reliability Organization (MRO) Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Advisory Council (CMEPAC). He also serves on the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality Air Quality Advisory Council (AQAC). Matt obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Ecology from Oklahoma State University and his Juris Doctorate degree from The University of Oklahoma, College of Law.

About Matt Caves

V.P., Legal & Regulatory Compliance
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative
Jason Cromes
Identity Security Manager
Southern Company

Jason Cromes is the Manager of the Identity Security organization at Southern Company. Over the past 2 years, he has built a high-performing team with considerable knowledge of on-premises and cloud identity including Auth & MFA, PAM, PKI, SOX, CIAM, mainframe identity and identity risk detection. Jason brings to his role 20 years of IT and OT experience across a broad range of infrastructure, telecom, cloud, application development, and security domains. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Alabama and a Masters of Engineering from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

About Jason Cromes

Identity Security Manager
Southern Company
Matt Downey
Vice President Energy and Supply Chain Sales
Fortress Information Security

Mr. Downey serves as Vice President Energy and Supply Chain Sales with Fortress Information Security and is responsible for Fortress’ overall Sales effort within North American Energy Utility and adjacent markets. Matt has worked within the Energy industry for the past 26 years, having served in Customer-facing capacities with Datamatic, Inc, Elster-ABB, Space-Time Insight, and Nokia prior assuming his current role at Fortress. During this time, he has accrued vital experience listening to his Clients and tailoring specific solutions to their needs.

About Matt Downey

Vice President Energy and Supply Chain Sales
Fortress Information Security
Kyle Jones
Professor
Sinclair College

Short Bio, With a 15-year IT background, Kyle Jones transitioned to education, holding various roles, including Sr. Security Infrastructure Administrator. He possesses multiple CompTIA certifications and degrees in Network Engineering, Business and a Master in Information Assurance and Security. At Sinclair College, he's a Principal Investigator and a noted cybersecurity speaker in Ohio. His recognitions include IT Leader of the Year and Dayton's top 40 under 40, and he actively participates in the Ohio Cyber Reserves.

About Kyle Jones

Professor
Sinclair College

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Sessions on Jul 22, 2024

07:00 AM

Registration Opens

07:00 AM - 06:30 PMMagic Kingdom East Foyer
08:30 AM

Small Utility Focus

08:30 AM - 12:00 PMMonorail A, B, C; Castle C
08:30 AM

Supply Chain Security

08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
10:00 AM

Networking Break

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM

Internal Controls

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
12:00 PM

Lunch - Full Conference Pass Holders Only

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
01:00 PM

What's Next for NERC CIP

01:00 PM - 04:30 PMMonorail A, B, C; Castle C
03:00 PM

Artificial Intelligence and The Electric Sector

03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
04:30 PM

Networking Break

04:30 PM - 05:00 PM
05:00 PM

Welcome Reception with Disney Character Visit

05:00 PM - 06:30 PMMagic Kingdom 2, 3

Sessions on Jul 23, 2024

07:00 AM

Registration

07:00 AM - 05:00 PMMagic Kingdom East Foyer
07:15 AM

Hearty Breakfast

07:15 AM - 08:15 AMMagic Kingdom 2, 3
08:15 AM

Opening Remarks

08:15 AM - 08:30 AMMagic Kingdom 1, 4
    Steve Parker
    President and Founding DirectorEnergySec
    Steven Parker, CISA, CISSP, is a founding director of EnergySec. He has been engaged in critical infrastructure protection within the electric sector for more than 22 years, including eight years as a senior security staff member at a large west coast utility. He was also one of the original NERC CIP auditors for the WECC region. He has been with EnergySec full-time since 2010.
    08:30 AM

    Presentation

    08:30 AM - 09:00 AMMagic Kingdom 1, 4
      Sharla Artz
      Security and Resilience Policy AVPXcel Energy
      Sharla Artz serves as the Security and Resilience Policy Area Vice President for Xcel Energy where she manages the company’s national security strategic partnerships with our federal and state government partners. In this role, she works with utilities, government partners, and industry stakeholders to develop strategies that enhance the resilience of critical infrastructures. Previously, she served as the Senior Vice President of Government & External Affairs at the Utilities Technology Council, where she focused on bringing attention to cross sector interdependencies in critical infrastructure protection efforts. Ms. Artz was formerly the Director of Government Affairs at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL), where she established close working relationships with government officials, contributed insight for sound policy decision making, and was an advocate on the role of technology in grid resilience. Prior to joining SEL, Ms. Artz was the vice president of legal and government affairs for Genscape, Inc., developing business relationships for the company with federal entities. Ms. Artz was the assistant general counsel for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, serving the 50 state utility commissioners on energy regulatory matters pending before the federal government. After receiving her juris doctor from Georgetown University Law Center, Ms. Artz spent four years on Capitol Hill, working on energy policy for a former member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Ms. Artz has a bachelor’s degree in sociology and psychology from the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with her husband and two children.
      09:00 AM

      Presentation (TBA)

      09:00 AM - 09:30 AMMagic Kingdom 1, 4
      09:30 AM

      Mitigation of Attack Propagation Across Network Criticality Boundaries

      09:30 AM - 10:00 AMMagic Kingdom 1, 4
        Andrew Ginter
        VP Industrial SecurityWaterfall Security
        At Waterfall Security, Andrew leads a team of experts working with the world's most secure industrial sites. He is the author of three books on industrial security, co-author of the IIoT SF and the UITP Guide to CyberSecurity in Tendering, and co-host of the Industrial Security Podcast.
        10:00 AM

        Networking Break

        10:00 AM - 10:30 AMMagic Kingdom 2, 3
        10:30 AM

        PKI Solutions

        10:30 AM - 11:00 AMMagic Kingdom 1, 4
          Mark Cooper
          President & Founder - PKI SolutionPKI Solutions
          Mark B. Cooper, president and founder of PKI Solutions, has been known as “The PKI Guy” since his early days at Microsoft. Mark has deep knowledge and experience in all things Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), including Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS), PKI design and implementation, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile security, and encryption. PKI Solutions provides consulting, training, professional services, and assessments to help ensure the security of organizations now and in the future. At PKI Solutions, Mark and his team have implemented PKI solutions at enterprises, many of them Fortune 500 companies, in industries including energy, IoT, technology, healthcare, and financial services, as well as federal, state, and local government. Mark has also led hundreds of PKI trainings, including private trainings, across the country, and around the world—from Scotland to Buffalo, from Sweden to Washington, D.C.—and everywhere in between. He is also the primary instructor for our online PKI training courses. Prior to founding PKI Solutions in 2014, Mark was a senior engineer at Microsoft, where he designed, implemented, and supported ADCS environments for Microsoft’s largest customers and became the leading subject matter expert for ADCS and identity management. Mark developed and managed the Microsoft PKI Health Check to analyze and report on the design and management of PKI components and created Microsoft’s first consolidated set of PKI best practices. He authored several Microsoft whitepapers, including the specifications and deployment of ADCS on Microsoft Windows Failover Clusters. Mark has been working with Microsoft technologies since 1992 when he achieved his first MCP certification with Microsoft exam #001. He has subsequently earned the MCSE accreditation for every Microsoft operating system since Windows NT 3.51, and is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Microsoft Security MVP, and Charter Microsoft Certified Master—Directory Services (MCM). In fact, for those with Microsoft MCM-Directory accreditation, Mark developed and most likely delivered the PKI portion of the training.
          Jason Cromes
          Identity Security ManagerSouthern Company
          Jason Cromes is the Manager of the Identity Security organization at Southern Company. Over the past 2 years, he has built a high-performing team with considerable knowledge of on-premises and cloud identity including Auth & MFA, PAM, PKI, SOX, CIAM, mainframe identity and identity risk detection. Jason brings to his role 20 years of IT and OT experience across a broad range of infrastructure, telecom, cloud, application development, and security domains. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Alabama and a Masters of Engineering from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
          11:00 AM

          Presentation (TBA)

          11:00 AM - 11:30 AMMagic Kingdom 1, 4
          11:30 AM

          Presentation (TBA)

          11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
          12:00 PM

          Networking Lunch

          12:00 PM - 01:15 PMAdventure Lawn
          01:15 PM

          Fortress Security

          01:15 PM - 01:45 PMMagic Kingdom 1, 4
            Matt Downey
            Vice President Energy and Supply Chain SalesFortress Information Security
            Mr. Downey serves as Vice President Energy and Supply Chain Sales with Fortress Information Security and is responsible for Fortress’ overall Sales effort within North American Energy Utility and adjacent markets. Matt has worked within the Energy industry for the past 26 years, having served in Customer-facing capacities with Datamatic, Inc, Elster-ABB, Space-Time Insight, and Nokia prior assuming his current role at Fortress. During this time, he has accrued vital experience listening to his Clients and tailoring specific solutions to their needs.
            01:45 PM

            A Simple Strategy for Securing Devices Running Firmware

            01:45 PM - 02:15 PMMagic Kingdom 1, 4
              Monta Elkins
              SANS Instructor and Author of the new Hardware Hacking Essentials TrainingSANS
              EnergySec Cyber Security Professional of the Year 2018 SAN ICS Cyber Security Principal Instructor Hardware Hacking Essentials Training Course Author Supply chipping attack feature at wired.com 60+ Security presentations at conferences including, DEFCON, RSA, EnergySec, S4 CS3STLM, Bsides LV, GridSecCon, Hack the Capitol and many others
              02:15 PM

              Lightning Round

              02:15 PM - 02:45 PMMagic Kingdom 1, 4
              02:45 PM

              Networking Break

              02:45 PM - 03:15 PMMagic Kingdom 2, 3
              03:15 PM

              Town Hall: The Evolution of Information Sharing & Cybersecurity Threat Analysis in the Energy Sector

              03:15 PM - 04:30 PMMagic Kingdom 1, 4
                Nate Evans
                Senior Cyber ResearcherOak Ridge National Laboratory
                Dr. Nathaniel Evans is a senior cybersecurity researcher at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He currently works on a variety of proactive cybersecurity projects involving critical infrastructure including the development of DOE’s Energy Threat Analysis Center. Nate created a cybersecurity assessment for critical infrastructure that is used heavily by DHS and has three R&D 100 awards for his research in proactive cybersecurity. Nate graduated with his PHD from Iowa State University and has had a variety of positions within industry and the National Labs.
                Matt Caves
                V.P., Legal & Regulatory ComplianceWestern Farmers Electric Cooperative
                Matt Caves currently serves as the Corporate Compliance Officer and Vice President of Legal and Regulatory Compliance for Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC), a generation and transmission cooperative located in Anadarko, Oklahoma. Prior to joining WFEC, Matt spent almost 15 years as a state regulator and in private practice handling a wide variety of regulatory compliance, permitting, enforcement and litigation issues. Matt is a member of the Markets and Operations Policy Committee (MOPC) and Strategic Planning Committee (SPC) of the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) and serves on the Midwest Reliability Organization (MRO) Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Advisory Council (CMEPAC). He also serves on the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality Air Quality Advisory Council (AQAC). Matt obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Ecology from Oklahoma State University and his Juris Doctorate degree from The University of Oklahoma, College of Law.

                Sessions on Jul 24, 2024

                07:00 AM

                Registration Open

                07:00 AM - 10:00 AMMagic Kingdom East Foyer
                07:30 AM

                Hearty Breakfast

                07:30 AM - 08:30 AMMagic Kingdom 2, 3
                08:30 AM

                Town Hall: Security at the Edge: Beyond the BES

                08:30 AM - 10:00 AMMagic Kingdom 1, 4
                  Matt Caves
                  V.P., Legal & Regulatory ComplianceWestern Farmers Electric Cooperative
                  Matt Caves currently serves as the Corporate Compliance Officer and Vice President of Legal and Regulatory Compliance for Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC), a generation and transmission cooperative located in Anadarko, Oklahoma. Prior to joining WFEC, Matt spent almost 15 years as a state regulator and in private practice handling a wide variety of regulatory compliance, permitting, enforcement and litigation issues. Matt is a member of the Markets and Operations Policy Committee (MOPC) and Strategic Planning Committee (SPC) of the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) and serves on the Midwest Reliability Organization (MRO) Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Advisory Council (CMEPAC). He also serves on the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality Air Quality Advisory Council (AQAC). Matt obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Ecology from Oklahoma State University and his Juris Doctorate degree from The University of Oklahoma, College of Law.
                  10:00 AM

                  Networking Break

                  10:00 AM - 10:30 AMMagic Kingdom 2, 3
                  10:30 AM

                  Cyber Attacks with Physical Consequences: Waterfall’s 2024 OT Threat Report

                  10:30 AM - 11:00 AMMagic Kingdom 1, 4
                    Rees Machtemes
                    Director of Industrial SecurityWaterfall Security
                    Rees is a professional electrical engineer with 20 years of industry experience. He’s designed power generation and transmission substations, automated a food and beverage plant, worked on private and government telecom projects, and supported data centers and OT hardware vendors. This led him to champion cyber-safe systems design and architecture.
                    Gregory Hale
                    Editor & FounderIndustrial Safety And Security Source
                    Gregory has been the Editor/Founder of Industrial Safety and Security Source (ISSSource.com) for 14 years, reporting on Safety and Security in the manufacturing sector. He is also the founder of ICSSTRIVE, a manufacturing industry cybersecurity incident database. Prior to ISSSource, he was InTech magazine’s Chief Editor for 10 years.
                    11:00 AM

                    ICS4ICS: Managing industrial cyber security incidents

                    11:00 AM - 11:30 AMMagic Kingdom 1, 4
                      Pierre Janse van Rensburg
                      Senior Consulting Expert, ICS CybersecurityBBA Engineering, presentation on behalf of ICS4ICS (ISA GCA)
                      With a keen will to continually deepen his knowledge, Mr. Janse van Rensburg’s career history highlights expertise and demonstrated skill sets in areas such as system security, support, administration and management, system / process development and implementation, team leadership, project management, consulting, training and mentoring. He has played key roles in the development of multiple organizations' Compliance and Cybersecurity Programs (NERC CIP, NIST CSF, IEC-62443), as well as ongoing maintenance. He provides consulting service in a wide range of cybersecurity projects including working with large industrial utilities such as BC Hydro, AltaLink, and ENMAX Power. Prior to joining BBA he was responsible for the day-to-day operational security of a large municipal utility T&D SCADA network. His proven ability to quickly grasp and master new technical concepts and technologies and responsibility in managing multi-level projects to fruition effectively make him a great asset to every team.
                      11:30 AM

                      Presentation - TBA

                      11:30 AM - 12:00 PMMagic Kingdom 1, 4
                      12:00 PM

                      Networking Lunch

                      12:00 PM - 01:15 PMAdventure Lawn
                      01:15 PM

                      Town Hall: Building the Talent Pipeline

                      01:15 PM - 02:45 PMMagic Kingdom 1, 4
                        Manuel Carlos Maestas
                        Idaho National Laboratory / Distributed Energy and Grid Modeling IntegrationPower Systems Engineer
                        Control Systems Engineer skilled in the art of installing and programming control systems. I bring hands-on expertise, having successfully navigated concept-to-scale testing and commissioning projects. I'm skilled in grid modeling and simulation with RTDS's RSCAD FX, focusing on using data to implement advanced fault identification methods in the evolving power generation landscape. Some of my work includes configuring and testing hardware in-the-loop, which includes the installation and configuration of SEL devices (3555, 351, 735, 2488), Megger Amplifiers, inverters, and PLC systems. I also have experience with testing automated response methods and conducted vulnerability assessments on customer provided testbeds. I have helped mentor over 30 interns at a national laboratory.
                        02:45 PM

                        Closing Session

                        02:45 PM - 03:00 PM
                          Steve Parker
                          President and Founding DirectorEnergySec
                          Steven Parker, CISA, CISSP, is a founding director of EnergySec. He has been engaged in critical infrastructure protection within the electric sector for more than 22 years, including eight years as a senior security staff member at a large west coast utility. He was also one of the original NERC CIP auditors for the WECC region. He has been with EnergySec full-time since 2010.