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Wednesday, October 24 • 8:15am - 9:00am
Cyber Vulnerability Investigations: How The UK Ministry of Defence Protects Critical Infrastructure

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The UK Ministry of Defence has taken major steps to conduct risk-based assessments for all its major land, sea and air systems through a methodology called ‘Cyber Vulnerability Investigations’ (CVIs).

Despite having undergone significant risk reduction exercises to minimize risks – there is still the lingering question “in the event of war will a cyber-attack prevent my vehicle/ship/aircraft from performing its mission”. It doesn’t matter if the risk is low – when an enemy is targeting your
systems you would like to be confident that they can’t cause any unacceptable impacts. This is where CVIs come in.

There is a danger that relying solely on a component-driven approach will give a business owner a false sense of their risk posture and cause unacceptable consequences when they are compromised.

This talk will outline some of the key findings from a number of CVIs for the UK MOD and other Critical Infrastructure operators.

Speakers
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Dr. Alex Tarter

Chief Cyber Consultant and CTO, Thales Cyber & Consulting
Dr Alex Tarter is the Chief Cyber Consultant and CTO at Thales Cyber & Consulting, and has been working in the field of critical national infrastructure cyber security for over 10 years. He supports NATO as an advisor on cyber security for the IRCSG (Industrial Resources and Communications... Read More →


Wednesday October 24, 2018 8:15am - 9:00am
Grand Ballroom