The Challenges of Securing Critical Infrastructure in the Private Sector
Critical infrastructure protection is an integral part of cyberspace and these assets play a vital role in supporting many of our daily activities, including water and power usage, financial transactions, telecommunications, and so on. Today, the reliability, high performance, continuous operation, and protection of these facilities and systems is a priority in North America. Brian Harrell will explore the various threats and vulnerabilities currently present in the critical infrastructure space and describe protection measures that can be deployed to reduce risk. Brian highlights some of the challenging areas such as governance and security management, mitigations, wide-area situational awareness, and information sharing with government stakeholders.