To help meet the demand for more information about safety and cyber security in industrial plants, Siemens has bolster its user conference program to provide in-depth analysis and discussion about safety and cyber security.
This and other networking and industrial security topics
will be among focal topics at the 2011 Siemens Automation Summit, which is
planned for June 27-29 in Orlando. According to Siemens, the Automation Summit is
intended for engineering and operational professionals, automation and
operations management and senior-level executives. It will address the spectrum
of automation, from process and discrete to motion control and drives.
“Siemens has a strong portfolio and successfully defeated
Trojans and PLC hackers. Our integrated security portfolio is based on a
three-tier strategy of industrial-IT security services, security management,
and concepts for the security of PCs, controllers and networks,” says Raj
Batra, president of the Industry Automation Division for Siemens Industry Inc.
At the meeting, breakout session topics include determining
threats and risks of industrial control systems, how Stuxnet spreads, network
behavior-based intrusion detection systems, top performance in industrial
security systems and new solutions for effective industrial IT security, among
others. The Automation Summit also will host a panel discussion on cyber
Summit details are available by visiting
www.usa.siemens.com/summit. For live event coverage of Siemens Automation
Summit on Twitter, follow #automationsummit.