Thursday, October 20, 2011

Duqu: ICS experts weigh in on protecting against zero-day threats - Oct. 25, 2011 Webcast

On October 18, 2011, ICS-CERT issued an advisory related to the discovery of new malware – W32.Duqu – targeting industrial control systems. One year after revelations of Stuxnet came to light, the emergence of Duqu points to the continued need for vigilance in protecting critical infrastructure.

What does Duqu – and future zero-day threats – mean to your organization? Join an interactive panel discussion with experts from Industrial Defender, Red Tiger Security and The SCADAhacker on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 11 am ET. In this session, you'll gain insight into how you can ready your organization to sustain security in the face of today's threat environment.

Webcast Panelists
  • Jonathan Pollet, founder and principal consultant for Red Tiger Security
  • Joel Langill, The SCADAhacker
  • Walt Sikora, vice president of security solutions at Industrial Defender

Click here to register for this Webcast
Tues., October 25, 2011 at 11 am ET

Click here to read the ICS-CERT advisory
Click here to submit a question for our panelists

Panelist Biographies

Jonathan Pollet, founder and principal consultant for Red Tiger Security, has over 10 years of experience researching vulnerabilities and conducting field security assessments of Industrial Process Control Systems, SCADA Systems, Automated Meter Reading systems, and Smart Grid technology. After graduating from the University of New Orleans with honors and receiving a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, he was hired by Chevron and worked in the SCADA and Automation Team for the Upstream Exploration & Production division. Pollet designed and implemented PLC and SCADA systems for several offshore and onshore facilities.
Joel Langill is The SCADAhacker. His expertise was developed over more than 25 years through in-depth, comprehensive industrial control systems architecture, product development, implementation, upgrade and remediation in a variety of roles covering manufacturing of consumer products, oil and gas including petroleum refining, automation solution sales and development, and system engineering. His employers include major companies such as General Electric, Shell Oil Company, Honeywell Process Solutions, and ENGlobal Automation, offering him a rare and insightful expertise in the risks and mitigation of cyber vulnerabilities in industrial control systems.
Walt Sikora, vice president of security solutions at Industrial Defender, brings more than 27 years of industrial experience with SCADA, DCS and PCS systems, and security. Prior to Industrial Defender, Sikora spent 21 years with Invensys, Inc. as Director of Service Engineering and Development, where he was responsible for developing services and tools for UNIX and Windows NT as well as security solutions for Foxboro Intelligent Automation customers. He holds an Associate Degree in Engineering Technology from Massasoit Community College, a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University, and is currently an MBA candidate at the Gordon Institute of Tufts University.

Industrial Defender is the global leader in security & compliance management for automation systems. Our technology empowers customers to sustain security and compliance, while enhancing operational excellence by protecting against breaches that might threaten availability, performance, health and safety. Industrial Defender's portfolio of defense-in-depth security, sustainable compliance management, and policy and reporting solutions enable customers to monitor, manage and protect their vital assets, while easing the audit process.
For nearly a decade, Industrial Defender has focused exclusively on building solutions for automation environments, delivering low operational impact and tight integration with systems and protocols core to your business. Over 350 companies in 21 countries rely on Industrial Defender technology to help secure their critical infrastructure. To find out more, visit

Industrial Defender, Inc., 16 Chestnut Street, Suite 300, Foxborough, MA USA 02035
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