Lights Out: Inside the Mind of a Utility Hacker

November 17, 2020 – 10:45AM EST

Imagine a nationwide blackout. The reality hit Ukrainian residents when their energy sector was hit by a massive cyber attack that caused a power outage for more than 86,000 homes. This session dives into the real-world hack of a power station that explains the planning, perimeter security, engines and SCADA controls behind the attack.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain a full understanding of the anatomy of a privileged account hack.
  • Learn the challenges of reporting to the board and lessons learned.
  • Develop a strategy to reduce your risk and prevent abuse of your critical information assets.

Joseph Carson

Chief Security Scientist & Advisory CISO, Thycotic

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Joseph Carson

Chief Security Scientist & Advisory CISO, Thycotic