|By Business Wire||
|September 20, 2012 09:10 AM EDT||
Industrial Defender, the leading global provider of security, compliance and change management solutions for automation systems, announced today that Michael Piccalo, director of customer solutions, will be speaking at this year’s ISA Automation Week: Technology and Solutions Event. This year’s event is being held on September 24-27, 2012 in Orlando, Florida.
In his speaking session, titled “ICS Security – Talking Management and Strategy,” Michael will present on the importance of critical infrastructure security. His session will cover the successes and failures of industrial control system (ICS) security, as well as the necessary strategies for operators who are responsible for managing and controlling automation systems.
|Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm.|
|Michael Piccalo, director of customer solutions|
In his role as director of customer solutions, Michael brings more than 20 years of security experience working with critical infrastructure. Throughout his career, Michael has provided security services for critical infrastructure customers, such as CitiGroup and the Federal Bureau of Investigations and several customers in the utilities and chemical industries.
ISA Automation Week 2012 is an annual technical conference, which brings together automation and control professionals to discuss their experiences within the ICS industry. The conference is comprised of sessions that focus on new technologies and techniques being used in the field to address the challenges automation professionals face in their work.
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.