Open for Insights: Kaspersky Lab Industrial Cybersecurity Conference 2018 Call for Papers

Woburn, MA – March 15, 2018 – Kaspersky Lab is inviting industrial cybersecurity experts to submit their researches and reports to its sixth annual conference on industrial cybersecurity, September 19-21 in Sochi. To drive the discussion around the future of OT cybersecurity and equip industry practitioners with the relevant knowledge and best practices, Kaspersky Lab is opening a call for papers for the company’s industrial cybersecurity conference with the deadline of June 1.

This year, hundreds of OT security practitioners, programme managers, control system engineers, critical infrastructure professionals, media and analysts will gather together to collaborate and examine the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation. The conference provides a wide array of opportunities to discuss the newest and most challenging cyber security risks to industrial control systems and the most effective defenses.

Call for Papers: Don’t miss the June 1 deadline

Last year’s event was attended by several well-known industry experts, including S4 Conference Chairman Dale Peterson, Tofino Security founder Eric Byers, researcher Marina Krotofil and many others.  By June 1, 2018, every OT practitioner has a chance to become this year’s conference speaker and share their OT security research, incidents response cases, or innovative approaches to the cyber risks facing the industry.

This year, topics in the conference scope are: Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and SCADA systems, smartgrid, smart cities; embedded systems, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Industrial automation, robotics, innovative technologies, AI, ML, cloud in IT/OT networks, ICS security assessments and penetration testing in critical infrastructures. The application submissions form is available at the conference website. Those whose submissions are chosen by the conference committee, will get their conference trip expenses covered.

“The new challenges facing industrial organizations make industry leaders responsible for bringing together cybersecurity expertise and defining coordinated responses to future threats,” said Andrey Suvorov, head of critical infrastructure protection at Kaspersky Lab. “Looking ahead, we are keen to contribute to the future of industrial cybersecurity and, together with our guests, define the prospects of ICS digital transformation.”