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Cyber Security for Industrial Control Systems

7 - 8 February 2019 | IET London: Savoy Place, UK

IET London: Savoy Place (logo) CPD 16 hours

Conference programme

Day 1 - Thursday 7 February


Registration and refreshments

Room: TBC


IET’s welcome and introduction

Room: TBC


Impact of the NIS Directive on Industrial Control Systems: understanding UK NIS operating model

Presented by: Richard Piggin, Technical Authority Cyber Security, Atkins, UK


Refreshments and networking

Room: TBC


Cyber Security for Operational Technology

Presented by: Mike StJohn-Green, Technical Director, Method Cyber Security, UK



Room: TBC


Practical Cyber Vulnerabilities Investigation workshop

Presented by: TBC

16.30 End of Day 1


Day 2 - Friday 8 February 


Registration and networking


The IET and Chairman’s welcome

Chair: Mike St John Green, Independent Security Consultant, IET Cyber Security Network, UK

The IET and Chairman’s welcome

Chair: Brigadier Bruce Wynn, OBE, Senior Fellow, Institute for Strategy, Resilience and Security, University College of London, UK


Keynote: Weaponising the Web: Nation-State Hacking & What it Means for Enterprise Cybersecurity

Robert Hannigan, Former Director General, GCHQ, UK




Challenges in Cyber for Defence today

Air Commodore John Wariner, RAF CIO, Royal Air Force, UK




Refreshments and networking

Cyber Security for ICS
Room: Turing Lecture Theatre

Cyber Defence & Security
Room: TBC


NCSC and HSE Industry Regulations - Embedding Cyber Security as a Critical Business Process

Session 2: Creating cyber mass through diverse federation in Defence cyber


Operationalising the Defence approach to cyber security and defensive cyber ops
Air Vice-Marshal Chris Moore, Director Service Operations, Information Services and Systems (ISS), Joint Forces Command, UK

An integrated approach to cyber capabilities - how the history of air power can inform the future of cyber power
Air Cdre Tim Neal-Hopes, Head Joint User C4ISR & Cyber, MOD, UK
Gp Capt Ian Chesworth, Dep Head Cyber, JFC C4ISR Jt User, MOD, UK
Colonel Andrew Percival, Assistant Head CEMA in D Info, HQ Army, UK


Legal Drivers for Cyber Security of Industrial Control Systems: Many or None?

Dai Davis, Solicitor & Chartered Engineer, Percy Crow Davis & Co, UK


Moving from compliance cyber hygiene to business–resilience cyber security

Alex Tarter, Chief Cyber Consultant & CTO, Thales UK


Lunch and networking


NIS Directive case study: A Practical Approach to compliance

Phillip Corner, Project Manager – Industrial Cyber Security, Cougar Automation, UK

Session 3: Securing the supply chain and counterattacking cyber-crime with disruptive technologies and innovative strategies


Policing cyber space: annual overview of most disruptive cyber-attacks and how could they be prevented in the near future
Greg Elliot, Senior Manager – Technical, NCCU, National Crime Agency, UK

Five stages of cyber security maturity
David Ferbrache, Cyber CTO, KPMG, UK

The future challenges of the Defence cyber
Richard Piggin, Technical Authority Cyber Security, Atkins, UK


The lessons CNI can learn from the IoT

Ken Munro, Partner, Pen Test Partners, UK


Smart Energy Cyber-Physical Systems: Data Analytics and Security

Shiyan Hu, Associate Professor, Michigan Technological University, USA /
Editor-In-Chief of IET Cyber-Physical Systems: Theory & Applications, UK


Refreshments and networking


Case study: The Importance of a Scaled Approach to OT Cyber Security

Mo Javadi, Director & CTO, Lagoni Engineering Ltd, UK

Session 4: Internet of Battle Things (IoBT): Intelligent autonomous agents for cyber defence and resilience


Perspectives on Autonomous Intelligent Multi Agent Systems for the Cyber Defence of Military Systems
Prof. Paul Theron, Member of NATO’s IST 152 Technology Research Group; / Cranfield University, UK

Software Autonomous Intelligent Agents: internal architecture and how they fit into the Internet of Battlefield Things landscape
Alessandro Guarino, Member of NATO’s IST 152 Technology Research Group / CEO, StudioAG, Italy

Real-world effects of autonomous cyber operations
Duncan Hodges, Senior Lecturer in Cyberspace Operations, Centre for Electronic Warfare, Information and Cyber, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, UK



Integrating safety and security risk assessment for Cyber-Physical Systems

Shuang-Hua YANG, Professor, Southern University of Science and Technology, Loughborough University, UK


Networking break and assembly for the final panel discussion


Panel discussion: Making post-Brexit cyber security a mutual success for all. What should the UK's 2019-2024 Cyber-Security Strategy look like?

Panel speakers:
Air Cdre Tim Neal-Hopes
, Head Joint User C4ISR & Cyber, MOD, UK
Air Commodore John Wariner, RAF CIO, Royal Air Force
David Ferbrache, Cyber CTO, KPMG, UK
Paul Theron
, Professor of Cyber-Secure Engineering Systems and Processes, Cranfield University, 


Chair’s comments


Networking and drinks reception



Programme is correct at time of publication. Topics and speakers are subject to change.

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Sponsors / Exhibitors


Member - £550

Non-member - £700

Student / retired- £235

Government - £199

Vendors / solution providers: £999