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[January 15, 2013]

Industrial Defender to Present Methodology for Evaluating Critical Infrastructure Security at Digital Bond's S4 Event

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. --(Business Wire)--

Industrial Defender, the leading global provider of security, compliance and change management solutions for automation systems, announced today that Jacob Kitchel, senior manager of security and compliance, will be speaking at Digital Bond's 2013 SCADA Security Scientific Symposium (S4).This year's event is being held on January 15 - 18, 2013 in Miami, Florida.

Kitchel will host a session, titled "Am I Compromised " and will discuss ways industrial control system (ICS) professionals can evaluate an asset's security prior to deploying whitelisting technology. During his presentation, Kitchel will highlight the relationships between assurance in binary executables and the traditional resources of risk assessment data. He will explain how these relationships can be combined to determine an environment's integrity and devise a methodology for establishing an "Am I Compromised " Confidence Score.



         

Session Topic:

Am I Compromised

Date/Time:

Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 3:45 - 4:30 pm

Speaker:

Jacob Kitchel, senior manager of security and compliance
 

In his role as senior manager of security and compliance, Kitchel is responsible for security and compliance strategy across Industrial Defender's products. Previously, as part of Industrial Defender's Risk Assessment team, Kitchel performed numerous risk assessment services, such as penetration testing and vulnerability assessment for customers in the oil, natural gas, chemical, water and electric industries.

Digital Bond's S4 conference is the event for those wanting to learn and discuss advanced ICS security topics. It draws the best technical talent and thought leaders in the ICS security community. With a capacity of approximately 65 attendees, S4 is designed to engage and encourage interaction between security professionals.

About Industrial Defender

Industrial Defender is the global leader in automation system management. For more than a decade, the company has successfully developed and delivered solutions for operators of industrial control systems. With deep domain expertise and a laser-focus on industrial control systems, Industrial Defender products enable customers to ensure the availability and reliability of their key industrial processes. Leveraging the industry's first unified platform for security, compliance and change management, Industrial Defender solutions enable customers to reduce costs and risks while enhancing automation system operations. Over 400 companies in 21 countries rely on Industrial Defender technology to monitor, manage and protect their operations and processes. For more information, visit Industrial Defender's website, connect on LinkedIn and follow Industrial Defender on Twitter.


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