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Industrial Defender Expert to Speak on NERC Compliance at Remote Monitoring and Control 2012 Conference

Industrial Defender, the leading global provider of security, compliance and change management solutions for automation systems, announced today that Walt Sikora, vice president of security solutions at Industrial Defender, will be speaking at Remote Monitoring and Control 2012. This year’s conference and expo will be held September 18-19, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.

Sikora will be presenting, “A Tactical Approach to Continuous Compliance for NERC CIP,” where he will address the unique changes and challenges asset owners face when adopting the recent NERC CIP version five, “Cyber Security – Configuration Management and Vulnerability Assessment.” He will share his insight on achieving continuous compliance and provide best practices for fulfilling requirements when addressing NERC CIP-010-5.

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A Tactical Approach to Continuous Compliance for NERC CIP


Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 3:00 p.m.

As vice president of security solutions at Industrial Defender, Sikora has more than 29 years of experience with security for SCADA, DCS and ICS systems. He is also an avid member of DHS-ICSJWG, NERC CIPC, and many other security groups.

Remote Monitoring and Control 2012 is an industry-leading conference that focuses on the primary advancements for the monitoring and management of distributed equipment and facilities, remote assets, infrastructure, automated process & system controls and device networks. The conference will highlight the latest technology, standards and protocols in the industry with presentations about SCADA, remote networking technology, security, control and more.

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 to enhance industrial control systems. With deep domain expertise, Industrial Defender solutions 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. Over 400 companies in 25 countries rely on Industrial Defender technology to monitor, manage and protect their operations and processes.

For more information, visit Industrial Defender’s website, connect on LinkedIn and follow Industrial Defender on Twitter.

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