SCADA security – good news or nightmare?
Joining of words „security“ and „SCADA“ is important topic in discussions (not only) for professionals for few last years. SCADA systems are very important for control of technology, distribution and production systems in the utility business sector. These systems were typically built as integral part of whole technology complex years ago. SCADA systems were developed as operationally robust and safe systems, but how they’ll manage risks in face of cyber threads in 21th century?
Talk is based on experiences from real projects and solved topics for internal customers in CEZ Group and other external cases.
Pavel works in area of ICT security in utility sector more than 10 years. Since October 2008 he leads group of ICT security specialists and company CSIRT team. His responsibility is to ensure that the security of main information systems in CEZ Group is on appropriate level and align with company strategic goals. He is member of board of security managers in CEZ Group and last few years he is focused on progressive security awareness, efficient methods of security incidents handling, ICT systems and SCADA systems security testing.
Pavel graduated as Ing. in field of Electronics control systems on Faculty of Electricity University of West Bohemia in Pilsen and he holds professional certifications Certified Information Security Manager (CISM, ISACA) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP, ISC2).