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Cybersecurity for Manufacturing Workshop

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Join the Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute (CIRI) and the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) in collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Defense (DoD) for a workshop focused on cybersecurity in the manufacturing sector. At this event, the manufacturing and cybersecurity communities will intersect to explore threats faced by manufacturing companies of all sizes and discover efforts underway to measurably improve the cybersecurity practices of manufacturers. The intent of this workshop is to promote industry-wide adoption of the NIST CSF Manufacturing Profile, increase cybersecurity awareness, focus on workforce development, and develop low-cost, easy-to-use solutions geared toward small manufacturers. The workshop will feature panel discussions and interactive breakout sessions aimed at collaboratively improving the security and resilience of manufacturing supply chains nationwide.

  • Registration Deadline: September 21 at 11:59 pm CT

  • Registration Fees: $25 for DMDII members; $150 for non-members

Who should attend?

The ideal workshop attendees are manufacturers of all sizes, as well as government representatives, academia, and solution providers who are looking to collaborate to improve cybersecurity practices across the U.S. manufacturing sector.

Tentative Agenda

Tuesday, September 25

7:30 am: Registration

8:00 am: Welcome & Introductions

  • Kevin McDunn, Chief Technology Officer, UI LABS

  • Randy Sandone, Executive Director, CIRI

8:15 am: Overview of the Day, Objectives, & Vision

8:45 am: Cybersecurity Threats in Today's World

9:30 am: A Pulse on the State of Cybersecurity in Manufacturing

  • Marie Gilbert, Director, Consumer Insights and Market Planning, ISACA

10:15 am: Break

10:30 am: Call to Action: The Importance of Collaboration and Standards in Securing U.S. Manufacturing

11:00 am: Panel Discussion: State of Security for Manufacturers

  • Moderator: Koushik Subramanian, Director of Manufacturing Cybersecurity, DMDII

  • Mary Kate Frazier, Security Strategy Officer for North America & Defense, Rolls Royce

  • Joel Neidig, Director of Research & Development, ITAMCO

  • Eric Soll, Program Director - Manufacturing Cybersecurity, The Dow Chemical Company

12:00 pm: Lunch and Networking

1:00 pm: Panel Discussion: Cybersecurity Resources for Manufacturers

  • Moderator: Pat Toth, Cybersecurity Program Manager, NIST MEP

  • Elliot Forsyth, MMTC

  • Jeff Orszak, CONNSTEP

1:45 pm: Addressing Manufacturing Cybersecurity Challenges

  • Koushik Subramanian, Director of Manufacturing Cybersecurity, DMDII

2:00 pm: Breakout Session 1:

Group A: ISACA Training Lab

Group B: Manufacturing Floor Demonstration

Group C: Cyber Secure Dashboard

3:00 pm: Exhibitor Introductions

4:00 pm Technology Showcase & Networking Reception

Wednesday, September 26

8:00 am: Welcome & Overview of the Day

8:15 am: Panel Discussion: The Mindset of an Attacker

  • Moderator: Koushik Subramanian, Director of Manufacturing Cybersecurity, DMDII

  • Kate Vajada, Senior Security Consultant, Secure Ideas

  • Josh Wyatt, Director of Attack and Pen, Optiv

  • Johnny Xmas, Director of Field Engineering for North America & Europe, Kasada

9:00 am: Breakout Session 2

Group B: ISACA Training Lab

Group C: Manufacturing Floor Demonstration

Group A : Cyber Secure Dashboard

9:45 am: Break

10:00 am: Breakout Session 3:

Group C: Workforce Development: ISACA Training Lab

Group A: Awareness Building: Manufacturing Floor Demonstration

Group B: Low Cost Tool Development Cyber Secure Dashboard

10:45 am: Insurance & Risk Management

  • Professor Jay Kesan, Professor of Law, University of Illinois College of Law

  • Elizabeth Case, Managing Director, Marsh USA, Inc.

11:30 am: Conclusion & Closing Remarks

  • Tracy Frost, Director, DoD Manufacturing Technology (ManTech), Office of the Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense

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Chicago, IL 60642

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