1-2 January, 2016
Delta Bow Valley, Calgary, AB

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Anticipated Attendee Snapshot

An Anticipated list of the following C-Suite executives, Vice Presidents, Directors and Managers who lead the cyber security efforts for some of Canada’s top oil and gas firms based off last years event. Will you be there to meet and network with them?

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Hacking Critical Infrastructure Explained: Common Attacks and Good Defense

Cyber security attacks on industrial control systems have increased in number and complexity in the last few years. Attacks like Stuxnet and Night Dragon have proven that cyber attacks can have significant negative business impacts and potentially even loss of life. Don't believe us? Take the word of a hacker himself, Chris Shipp the Chief Security Information Officer for Fluor Federal Petroleum Operation.

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Cyber Danger Grows for Canadian Oil & Gas Sector

Canadian oil and gas companies are growing increasingly aware of the mounting threats posed to their business from cyber-attacks, both to their business sensitive information, and perhaps of greater concern, to their operating control infrastructure. As technology has evolved over the past decade the oil and gas industry has seen a heightened risk around the security of their IP enabled equipment. You only have to glance at the strategy documents emanating from boardrooms to recognize that network security is one of their key concerns as a business...


Oils Market in Canada to 2017

Canadean Intelligence’s "Oils Market in Canada to 2017" provides detailed data on market dynamics in Canada Oils category, providing marketers with the essential tools to understand both their own and their competitors’ position in the market and the information to accurately identify the areas where they want to compete in the future.This report brings together Canadean Intelligence's research, modeling and analysis expertise in order todevelop uniquely detailed market data. This allows domestic and foreign companies to identify the market dynamics that account for Oils sales overall and to discover which categories and segments will see growth in the coming years.

Cybersecurity in the Oil and Gas Industry

Documented attacks that have historically targeted and damaged energy company IT systems have left OT systems largely unharmed. As operations becomes more integrated with IT systems in support of situational awareness, improved production performance and remote support capabilities the cyber risk aperture widens for OT owner and operators. The global oil industry is expected to spend $1.87 billion by 2018 in cybersecurity. Find out how an integrated and intelligent approach to energy industry cybersecurity can help your organization move towards a more stringent application of cybersecurity.

This whitepaper is courtesy of Lockheed Martin.

Global Oil & Gas Security Market 2014 - 2018

This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Oil and Gas Security market for the period 2014-2018. The report presents a detailed study based on the geographical segmentation of all three geographies (the Americas and the APAC and EMEA regions), product type (energy security and energy services), and applications (upstream, midstream, and downstream).

Canada Power Market Outlook to 2030 - Market Trends, Regulations and Competitive Landscape

Canada is a developed country with an economy that is primarily dependent upon its manufacturing, mining, and service sectors. It has shifted over the last century from a largely rural economy into one that is primarily industrial and urban. Canada is also a significant exporter of raw goods, which is rare for a developed country. It exports motor vehicles and parts, industrial machinery, aircraft, telecommunications equipment, chemicals, plastics, fertilizers, wood pulp, timber, crude petroleum, natural gas, electricity, and aluminum.

Cybersecurity's Maginot Line: A Real-World Assessment of the Defense-in-Depth Model

It doesn’t matter what types of firewall, intrusion prevention system (IPS), Web gateway, sandbox and endpoint systems make up organizations’ Maginot Line; attackers are circumventing them all.
As this report by sponsor FireEye explains, to protect themselves effectively, organizations need to evolve their security architecture so they do not rely on malware signatures alone. Security teams must be able to see the alerts that matter. And they must complement those with rapid endpoint response expertise to confirm and contain attacks as soon as they appear.

O&G Cyber Security: Are We Doing All We Can?

Offshore may be far from the crowds, but distance doesn’t minimise cyber threat. Innovations in technology are allowing us to drill further and deeper. But these advancements often come with an array of open back-doors. So, as numerous different networks and devices find their way onto rigs and remote installations, OffCommNews asks just what can be done to protect the oil and gas industry.

Global Oil and Gas Infrastructure Security Assessment

The oil and gas industry is increasingly developing new infrastructure and is facing rapidly evolving threats to the security of its critical infrastructure. These threats are only becoming more frequent and more aggressive, as several prominent attacks on the oil and gas industry in recent years have highlighted. This report developed by ASDReports.com, details the factors driving the global oil and gas infrastructure security market.

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Oil & Gas Cyber Security 2014: Threats & Countermeasures

Cyber attacks have become the scourge of the Information Age. In a recent report by think tank and publisher, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), the global energy sector was cited as the most vulnerable global industry to cyber incursion. With this in mind, we surveyed our database of IT and cyber security professionals to see what they thought about threats to the hydrocarbon industry.

2014 Cyberthreat Defense Report: North America & Europe

Based on a rigorous survey of IT security decision makers and practitioners across North America and Europe, the Cyberthreat Defense Report examines the current and planned deployment of technological countermeasures against the backdrop of numerous perception.

To recieve a copy via email, contact me directly at carrie.simon@iqpc.com.

The Rule of Four: Cyber Defense Strategies

“Public Safety Canada” has put together strategies that can help; Stop targeted cyber intrusions, recognizing an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT), prevent the risk of APTs, and have an approach to mitigate risk and threats. These and more with information on speakers that will be at the 2016 Cyber Security for Oil & Gas Canada event.

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Current Attendee List

A list of who is already signed up to attend the 2016 Cyber Security for Oil & Gas event!


A Deep Dive into Canada's Oil & Gas Industry

Take a trip down into Canada's oil and gas industry, and plug into how cyber securtiy is affecting Canadian businesses. This includes, oil and gas statistics, biggest distribution locations, a survey of c-suite executives on their cyber security, percentage of internet hacks and more.


How Can You Combat Cyber Crime In Oil & Gas?

Who is behind the cyber threats facing the oil and gas industry? How can they be combated? Michela Menting of ABI research explains how prepared the energy sector is to combat cyber crime — and how prepared it needs to be Cyber crime in the oil and gas industry is back in the news again.

If you would like to recieve a copy via email, contact me directly at carrie.simon@iqpc.com.

An Interview with Hackin9 Magazine

Below is an interview with IQPC’s Online Content Director, Hannah Hager, for Hackin9 Magazine, in which she discusses the biggest cyber security threats to the oil and gas industry today as well as why the demand for IT specialists is at a premium.

To recieve this via email, contact me directly at carrie.simon@iqpc.com.


Addressing the Inside Threat: Developing Cyber Threat Awareness Across All Levels of Personnel

Wes Devault, Lead Enterprise Architect at Cimarex, discusses the usage of social engineering attacks and the means for identifying suspicious email correspondence in this presentation from last year's event. He also shares how to employ strict access amangement strategies to mitigate proliferation of an intrusion across networks and developing advanced and recurring training programs to engender awareness across all levels of personnel.

Secure Information Sharing: Addressing Cyber Threats and the Benefit of Cyber Attack Information Sharing

Scott Langendorf is Senior Manager of Cyber Security Incident Response at Baker Hughes. In this past presentation, he discusses the importance of the four information sharing types BroNet, Vendor, IntelBus and Government so that companies can assist each other to prevent breaches or better enhance their detective capabilities.

The Oil & Gas Cybersecurity Hat Trick: Physical, Process Control, and IT Security Convergence

This presentation by Kimberly Legelis and William Lawrence, Ph.D., Lockheed Martin, includes survey statistics of what challenges organizations face in addressing cyber security risks, what security strategies are in use and security posture trends. Also focusing on security domain commonality, tools of integration for putting it all together, the cyber kill chain where all source information really pays off and how a fully integrated total security architecture is very important.

Maturing Your Cybersecurity Program

Hani Mansi Director of Risk & Information Security at ATCO, discusses understanding the current threat landscape and drivers for cybersecurity becoming an imperative business function​, the business benefits of a mature cybersecurity Program and an approach to maturing the governance, risk and compliance components of an organization’s cybersecurity Program.

Manage Risk in a Collaborative Network Environment With Partners and Vendors

Zoltan Palmai, Network Security Lead at Chevron, speaks about cybersecurity from an IT and digital asset perspective, approaches to risk assessment, making connections more secure, reliable and auditable. Palmai also discusses securing the business network and challenges in achieving optimal security.