Agenda and Presentations

The Industrial Control Systems Joint Working Group (ICSJWG) 2009 Fall Conference was held on November 3–5, 2009 in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
Presentations can be viewed or downloaded by clicking the linked titles in the agenda below.

Color Key - Policy Data Analysis Case Study Technology ICSJWG Subgroup


Tuesday - November 3, 2009
7:30-8:00 Registration and Check-in
8:00-8:15 Welcome & Introduction
Sean McGurk, Director, Control Systems Security
DHS, National Cyber Security Division
8:15-9:00 Keynote
Greg Schaffer, DHS Assistant Secretary
Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C)
9:00-9:30 Cyber Threat to the United States – unclassified
George Bamford, Chief, Cyber Threat Branch, DHS I&A
  Break
9:45-10:30
Fact or Fiction: Security Metrics Can Boost Industrial Control System Compliance Efforts
Charles Ross, McAfee
Securely integrating multiple systems together as an Industrial Control System
Kevin Staggs, Honeywell
  Break
10:45-11:30
Combating Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Threats through Private and Public Sector Collaboration
Wally Magda, Industrial Defender
Certificate Management for Embedded Industrial Systems
Sebastian Obermeier,
ABB Corporate Research
11:30-1:00 No-Host Lunch
1:00-1:45
Configuration Benchmarks and Metrics for the Electric Sector
Clint Kreitner & Michael Assante
Software Security for Critical Infrastructure
Kevin Sullivan, Microsoft
  Break
2:00-2:45
A Governance Approach to Resilient Critical Infrastructure
Gail Ridley & Judy Young, University of Tasmania
Process Control System Benchmarks, Two Different Processes
Bernie Pella & Clint Kreitner
  Break
3:00-3:45
Cyber Security in the Chemical Sector
Eric Cosman,
The Dow Chemical Company
Low Impact, High Value Security Scanning for Control Systems
Jason Holcomb, Digital Bond
4:00-4:15 Day 1 Closing Remarks
4:15-6:00
(Optional)
Tour of CSAC Training Center and ICS-CERT Capabilities


Wednesday - November 4, 2009
7:30-8:00 Registration and Check-in
8:00-8:45 Keynote
Mr. Roy Akerman, National Information and Security Authority
Israeli Legal Basis for Information Security Regulation
  Break
9:00-9:50 Research & Development Subgroup Update
Co-Chairs: Dr. Douglas Maughan, DHS S&T &
David Norton, Entergy
10:00-10:50 Information Sharing Subgroup Update
Co-Chairs: George Bamford Chief, DHS I&A &
Nathan Faith, AEP: Nuclear Generation Group
11:00-11:50 Vendor Subgroup Update
Co-Chairs: Seán McGurk, DHS NCSD &
Eric Cosman, The Dow Chemical Company
  No-Host Lunch
1:30-2:15
OSINT, The Power Grid, and Advanced Persistent Threat
Sean McBride,
Critical Intelligence
Eliminating Connectivity Risks at Critical National Infrastructures
Lior Frenkel, Waterfall Security Solutions
  Break
2:30-3:15
The Root Causes of Large Data Breaches
Marcus Sachs, Verizon
Protecting Intelligent Distributed Power Grids Against Cyber Attacks
Paul Skare, Siemens
  Break
3:30-4:15
A Review of Selected Actual Control System Cyber Incidents
Joseph Weiss,
Applied Control Solutions
Prioritizing Cyber-Vulnerable Critical Infrastructure Equipment and Mitigation Strategies
Rick Lichtenfels, DHS NCSD
4:30-4:45 Day 2 Closing Remarks
4:45-6:30
(Optional)
Tour of CSAC Training Center and ICS-CERT Capabilities


Thursday - November 5, 2009
7:45-8:00 Registration and Check-in
8:00-8:30 ICSJWG Chairs & CIPAC Remarks
Seán McGurk, GCC Chair & Tim Roxey, SCC Chair
8:30-9:30 International Subgroup Update
Co-Chairs: Seán McGurk, DHS NCSD &
Michael Assante, NERC
9:30-10:30 ICS Roadmap Subgroup Update
Co-Chairs: Seán McGurk DHS NCSD &
Tim Roxey, NERC
10:30-11:30 Workforce Development Subgroup Update
Co-Chairs: Benjamin F. Wible, National Defense University &
Marcus H. Sachs, P.E., Verizon
11:30-12:00 Day 3 Closing Remarks
12:00-1:30 No-Host Lunch
1:30-2:15
Government Coordinating Council
Closed Session
Sector Coordinating Council
Closed Session
Industrial Control Systems
Certification Discussion
ISA &  Wurldtech
Open Session
  Break
3:15-4:30
Joint Government & Private Working Group Session
(CIPAC Meeting)
Closed Session
Vulnerability Disclosure Process and Role of
ICS-CERT
Open Session
  ICSJWG Conference Concluded


Friday - November 6, 2009
Transportation will be provided for those participating in this optional tour
7:30-12:00 Optional Historical Tour of Experiment Breeder Reactor
Sponsored by the Idaho National Laboratory