[August] Chapter Meeting – Security for Industrial Control Systems (ICS) by Jack Oden, Principal Manager at Parsons

ISSA-NOVA Chapter Meeting

Security for Industrial Control Systems (ICS)

Presented By   Jack Oden

ICS Cybersecurity SME, US Army, Principal Manager at Parsons.

 GET SLIDES AT: Security for Industrial Control Systems (ICS)

Thursday, August 16, 2018  5:30 PM – Networking & Dinner, 6:00 PM – ISSA-NOVA Program

Introduction to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security

As IT security practitioners we seldom consider the security, reliability, and other issues associated with the power and HVAC support systems on which we depend. Beyond that, there are critical infrastructures responsible for production of community and backup power and major facility HVAC. Although many IT security tools and techniques can be applied to protect these critical support systems, there are also many that can cause delays, damage, accidents, and even death. This presentation will introduce the unique concepts of ICS security and reliability and begin to address the concerns with IT security tools and techniques.

Jack Oden leads a 10-year, $200 million U.S. government contract for Parsons for cyber security in the area of Industrial Control Systems (ICS) for mission-critical infrastructure. Jack often does sensitive work for the U.S. government, but also contributes on the commercial side. The Parsons Corporation, which is based in California, is diversified and involved in varied Defense, Security, and Infrastructure projects worldwide.

As a SCADA Security Architect, he creates strategies and plans to aid cyber security compliance with legal, regulatory, and policy requirements, such as NIST Special Publications (SP) 800-53 and 800-82. His team adds their expertise to advise on supervisory control and data acquisition, energy management control, and other building management systems. Jack is also a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army. See:

Jack Oden, CISSP, PMP, GICSP, CSSA, PMC, MBA                Committed to ensuring safe, reliable, and secure controls for electrical, mechanical, building management, life safety, and industrial systems.

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Location: Marymount University Ballston Center

1000 N. Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22203

https://www.marymount.edu

Parking: Attendees can park on level P3 (student section) of the parking garage in the building. Else, you could pay for street parking.

Metro: The Orange line Ballston-MU station is within walking distance or has a shuttle.

Registration: https://tinyurl.com/issa-nova-2018AUG16

Actual link is https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/f7272051cd394e298a790a5aa3e7611a