WORKSHOP details:

Date
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Time
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM (CST)
Location Name
UW-Milwaukee, Connected Systems Institute
Full Address
2311 E. Hartford Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211
United States

*CSI is located in the East Wing of the Golda Meir Library

In Partnership with:

AGENDA:

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

  • 9:00 am Continental Breakfast and Arrivals
  • 9:15 am Welcome / Fortinet and UW-Milwaukee CSI
  • 9:30 am Fortinet OT Overview, Vision and Strategy
    • Defense in Depth Using the Fortinet Security Fabric
  • 10:45 am Break
  • 11:00 am Hands-On Workshop
  • 12:30 pm Lunch
  • 1:30 pm Closing Remarks

THIS SESSION WILL BE AVAILABLE IN A HYBRID MODEL.

PLEASE SELECT IF YOU WILL BE JOINING US IN-PERSON OR VIRTUALLY DURING REGISTRATION.

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.

Presenters:

Christopher Blauvelt
Christopher Blauvelt
Director OT
Fortinet

Chris brings more than 10 years of cybersecurity and critical infrastructure experience working in the renewable energy industry. He was directly involved in the development, construction, and operations of wind and solar power plants and their high voltage systems. His work within the energy and utility industry has also afforded him experience in the development and maintenance of substation protection, automation, and control systems. Chris has a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Clarkson University with thesis work in substation protection, automation, and control involving the IEC61850 family of protocols.



Carlos Sanchez
Carlos Sanchez
Sr. Director, Operational Technology USA
Fortinet

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.



Mike Schneider
Mike Schneider
OT Director
Fortinet

Mike Schneider has over 20 years of experience in operational technology, focused on helping customers ranging from utilities, oil and gas, and manufacturing to protect their OT environments. Prior to joining Fortinet, Mike was highly involved in additional vertical markets, including but not limited to manufacturing, education, utilities and healthcare, where he was explicitly involved with instrumentation, controls, software and services. His role at Schneider Electric afforded him experience in products and services around Industry 4.0, where Mike spent time on analytics software for predictive maintenance and software for OT cybersecurity - NERC CIP IEC 62443. During his free time, Mike enjoys spending time with his three children and his favorite hobby is skiing.