2020 - OSIsoft PI World San Francisco - Products
Ask the PI System Expert - Q&A Session: Security for Critical Operations
Critical operations supporting society and prosperity are more dependent than ever on good data. Dynamic and challenging times remind us just how important it is for infrastructure services to be ready and reliable when needed. Think about it, responding to cyber events when times are good is a better situation than during a crisis. What if the internet worms of 2017 struck today and paralyzed health care supply chains? This presentation distills expert views on the latest trends regarding security for critical operations and how to apply lessons learned to the PI System.
Solution Areas: Safety and Security, Regulatory and Compliance
OSIsoft Products: PI Server, PI Vision
Bryan Owen, PE leads cyber security initiatives for OSIsoft. Owen first helped pioneer use of the Pl System in 1985 and started his career at OSIsoft started in 1996. He travelled globally to commission new PI systems. Many of these PI systems serve critical national infrastructure. After managing services for the Oceania region he returned to the United States to focus full time on cyber security. His activities range from SDL program manager including cyber assessment engagements to incident response and intensive drills such as security ‘hackathons’ designed to raise cyber IQ where the IT and OT realm intersect. Owen is Microsoft certified and a State of Washington Professional Engineer holding a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Oregon State University (1981). He participates in cyber security standards working groups and major forums in support of critical infrastructure protection.
Lubos Mlcoch represents the Customer Success department on the OSIsoft Cyber Security Advisory Team. He works closely with the organizations within Custom Success to advance the security of OSIsoft’s operations, products and services. Prior to his time with the Cyber Security Advisory Team, he worked in Technical Support as a Senior Technical Support Escalation Engineer working primarily with OSIsoft's web and batch applications. Lubos holds a B.S. in Computer Science from University of Technology (Brno, Czech Republic) and an M.S. in Business and Finance from Nottingham Trent University (UK).