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CIPRNA Expo 2Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience Americas 2017017
Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience Americas 2017017 26/04/2017
Final Call for Papers - deadline 30th April 2017

The Advisory Committee is currently inviting abstracts for consideration for the 2017 conference programme.
For further details on Call for Papers click here >>
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Increasing levels of international terrorism and changes in the global climate continue to pose a very real and escalating threat to critical national infrastructure around the world. The United States, as the world’s largest economy has some of the most developed and interdependent infrastructure in the world and is therefore arguably one of the most vulnerable.

Terrorism, Cyber Terrorism and man-made disasters as well as natural disasters such flooding and extreme weather conditions all pose a threat to the efficient delivery of vital services. Understanding the threats and vulnerabilities and how to defend and mitigate against them is essential. Conversation, co-operation and collaboration are key factors in ensuring that information is shared with the right people in a timely manner.

There are 16 critical infrastructure sectors whose assets, systems, and networks, whether physical or virtual, are considered so vital to the United States that their incapacitation or destruction would have a debilitating effect on security, national economic security, national public health or safety.

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Americas brings together leading stakeholders from industry, operators, agencies and governments to debate and collaborate on securing Europe’s critical infrastructure.

The Advisory Committee is now accepting abstracts for consideration for inclusion in the 2017 conference programme. If you are interested in presenting at Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience Americas and have an interesting paper within the topic guidelines below, you are invited to submit your abstract for consideration by the conference committee by submitting an abstract of approx 200 words.

Submit your abstract and join us in Orlando, Florida for the premier event for operators and government establishments tasked with the regions Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience.

For further details on Call for Papers click here >>
Click here to Submit your Abstract >>

Topics being considered but not limited to:

Critical Infrastructure Protection

  • Securing Waterside and Maritime Infrastructure – Oil & Gas Refineries, LNG, Ports, Power Stations
  • Ariel Assets – What’s the Future? – Fixed Wing, Rotor Craft, UAV’s, Satellites
  • Perimeter Security – Do long perimeters mean weak security?
  • Flooding – Prevention is better than the cure, but we also need the cure!
  • Planning for Disaster – Risk Management and Resilience
  • Surveillance Systems – Managing Multiple Systems
  • Human Assets – Selection, Training, Motivation
  • Critical Communications
  • Emerging Threats, Identification and Management
  • Security and Resilience in Design
  • Modelling, Simulation and Metrics
  • Standardisation for Improving CIP Solutions
  • CNI Threat and Vulnerability Analysis
  • The Human Factor – Operator Protection
  • Energy Infrastructure Security
  • Transport Infrastructure Security
  • Telecomms Infrastructure Security
  • International and National Agency Co-operation
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response Coordination
  • Identity Management & Access Control
  • Information exchange and interoperability

Critical Information Infrastructure Protection

  • Cyber security aspects on critical infrastructures (e.g. energy, telcos, transport, banks, health)
  • CIIP Policy
  • Cyber security strategies
  • Alerting systems and information exchange platforms for cross-border NIS cooperation
  • Integrated situational awareness; Data collection, abstraction, visualisation
  • Governance models, practices and escalation procedures for cyber crisis management
  • International NIS cooperation for incident management and response
  • Legal aspects of NIS cooperation and information sharing
  • Industrial Control Systems / SCADA security / ICS-CERT
  • Incident reporting
  • Information sharing
  • Public Private co-operation
  • Critical applications security
  • Cloud security
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