Tuesday, September 16, 2008

American Chemistry Council Addresses Cyber Security

The American Chemistry Council is having their annual ChemITC (Chemical Information Technology Center) Conference at the end of this month. According to the conference web site there will be substantial coverage of cyber security issues for chemical facilities. This year’s conference is being sponsored by IBM and SAP. It will be held at the SAP’s Americas headquarters in Newton Square, PA from September 30th thru October 2nd.


Cyber Security Program


Some of the security issues that will be covered in the conference’s Cyber Security Program will include:


  • Preventing Insider Threats: Lessons Learned from Actual Attacks
  • Cyber Storm II and Related After Actions (ACS)
  • CFATS Risk-Based Performance Standards (ACS)
  • Deploying Information-Centric Security
  • Chemical Sector Roadmap (DHS)
  • CFATS - Next Steps, Auditing and Information Security (DHS)
  • Cyber Security Program Work Team Updates (ACS)

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