WORKSHOP details:

Wednesday, November 9, 2022
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM (EST)
Location Name
Porsche Experience Center Atlanta
Full Address
One Porsche Drive
Atlanta, GA 30354
United States


Wednesday, November 9, 2022

  • 9:00 am Continental Breakfast and Arrivals
  • 9:15 am Welcome / Fortinet OT Overview, Vision and Strategy
    • Defense in Depth Using the Fortinet Security Fabric
  • 10:15 am Hands-On Workshop
  • 12:30 pm Demonstration Laps
  • 1:00 pm Lunch / Closing Remarks
  • 1:30 pm Workshop Concludes

what you'll learn:

  • Traditional and modern segmentation methods for operational environments including the risks associated with a flat network architecture
  • Segmentation practices to support compliance with NIST, IEC 62443 and other operational cybersecurity frameworks.
    Applying and enforcing access policies based on who and what is connected. 
  • Dynamically assigning role-based controls to group applications, link data, and limit access to specific groups in order to fortify OT defenses providing fine-grained control that adjusts access based on continuously assessing the trust of devices and users.
  • Value of investing in a platform to deliver cybersecurity for all layers of the OT and IT network.


Nathan Dann
Nathan Dann
Director, Operational Technology

Nathan brings more than 10 years of experience in industrial networking and factory automation. He has worked directly with teams implementing and automating Industrial Control Systems (ICS) across a variety of critical infrastructure environments including Manufacturing, Transportation, and Maritime. Through this frontline experience he has gained a deep understanding of ICS systems and the criticality of the operational technology processes. Nathan has a BBA in Marketing from James Madison University and earned his Certified Electrical Professional designation from NAED in 2017.  When he is not working, Nathan enjoys fishing, and coaching a variety of youth sports.   

Carlos Sanchez
Carlos Sanchez
Sr. Director, Operational Technology USA

Carlos-Raul Sanchez is a technologist with 32 years of experience in network, telecommunications, and critical infrastructure security. Carlos specializes in simplifying complex business problems with a pragmatic application of technology. With master’s degrees in computer science, business administration, and a wide range of experience ranging from US Air Force, DOD contractor, and O&GIT security, he is known for securing critical infrastructure worldwide. He spent 15 years leading teams securing oil fields in the United States and offshore assets Gulf of Mexico, Western Africa, Brazil, and South China Sea. Now with Fortinet, he is the Sr. Director of Operational Technology, providing solutions and education to companies seeking to improve their critical infrastructure security posture.