PAS Announces General Michael Hayden as Keynote Speaker for 2018 PAS OptICS Conference
Forum to Highlight OT Cybersecurity and Safety Best Practices for Critical Infrastructure
HOUSTON, TX- October 4, 2017 - PAS Global, LLC, the leading solution provider of industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity, process safety, and asset reliability in the energy, power, and process industries, announces General Michael Hayden, Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the National Security Agency (NSA), as the keynote speaker for the 2018 PAS OptICS™ Conference on April 9-11th in Houston, Texas. PAS OptICS is an Operational Technology (OT) cybersecurity and process safety conference where leaders in critical infrastructure industries meet to explore today's most pressing challenges and solutions to address them.
As head of the country's premier intelligence agencies, General Hayden was on the front lines of global change, the war on terrorism, and the growing cyber challenge. In addition to leading the CIA and NSA, General Hayden was the country's first principal deputy director of national intelligence and the highest-ranking military intelligence officer in the country.
The theme of this year's conference, "Where OT Security & Safety Intersect," highlights real-world solutions that address the increasing risk landscape of critical infrastructure. The two-day event will include industry keynote speakers, thought-provoking panel discussions, and technical tracks focused on best practices and case studies for ICS cybersecurity and operational risk management.
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