Experts from energy sector convene to address cyber security for critical infrastructure


Source: Fleming Gulf FZE

The Latest Cyber Security Techniques to be Revealed at 8th MEESEC this December in Dubai.

As online possibility continues to grow at a fast pace; so does the need for up-to-date security. The ability to access information has never been this interactive. With this constant free flow of information there have also been several high profile cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure.

The global security systems industry encompasses many domains and touches on an array of sectors such as energy, oil & gas, construction, petrochemicals, power and mining. It becomes imperative to safeguard these critical infrastructure assets, ensure continuity in operations while having the appropriate mechanisms in place to prevent any attempts of vandalism, terrorism, sabotage, criminality, piracy and theft.

Threats against the energy industry are progressively increasing during a constantly evolving threatening landscape. Security operations will be forced to continuously adapt to these variety of challenges including economic, criminal, political, as well as home-land security constraints.

Bringing together some of the brightest minds from leading global organizations, with opportunities to share knowledge on the cyber attacks and securities at the 8th Middle East Energy Security Forum, a must attend energy security event is scheduled on 4 – 6 December 2012 at Habtoor Grand Resort and Spa in Dubai – UAE. The forum is all set to reveal the latest cyber security techniques, risk management and assessment, maritime critical infrastructure and hostile reconnaissances.

In its eighth successful year, the forum will host companies like Baker Hughes, Petronas, Saudi Aramco, Petropars, Saudi Aramco, Bechtel, American University of Sharjah, BP Turkey, NATO HQ, Emirates National Oil Company Limited, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Masdar Institute and BP Turkey to mention a few.

The event will address increasing need for the effective and efficient integration of operations into an overall business security strategy as well as the implications behind such integration into the business.

The 8th MEESEC calls on the industry to rethink strategies and exercise security, business continuity and emergency response frameworks within a relatively short span of time.

The event promises to bring leading industry experts from across the globe to discuss pressing concerns to security professionals and mitigating measures through panel discussions, case studies, speaker presentations and focused workshops during the three day conference.

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