konnect Issue-date: 31st March, 2020.

7th Tech Talk of Year 2020


Dear Automation Professional,

The International Society of Automation, Bangalore Section – (ISA-B) has been bringing topics of great interest and importance to our members and special invitees. We are delighted to invite you for yet another topic, please do register your place as the seats are limited. The speaker Mr. Philip Westbroek is visiting Bangalore to train the ISA Bangalore section people on the ISAB organized, 5-day long "ISA 62443 Cybersecurity certification training course". ISAB thanks him for obliging us on the tech talk for the benefit of the chapter members & automation professionals.
Topic: Cybersecurity at an electric utility in the Netherlands.

Speaker: Mr. Philip Westbroek

Organization: OT Security Officer, Enexis, Netherlands

Date : 31-January-2020, Friday

Time : Arrival & Registration (Free) - 16:00-16:15 hrs

Talk : 16:15-17:45 hrs

High Tea / networking : 17:45 - 18:15 hrs

Venue: The Chancery Hotel, Lavelle road, Near MG Road, Bangalore

REGISTRATION: This is a free technical talk, however, since seats are limited, registration in advance is a must. Kindly register by furnishing your and your organization name, email id and mobile number through e-mail admin@isabangalore.org.in (phone - +919844900930) & CC to rchandrashekar09@gmail.com


Abstract of the talk: Due to the increasing use of ICT and data, cybersecurity becomes more and more important for electric grid operators. During this ISA Techtalk we will discuss why this is so and how a Dutch grid operator addresses cybersecurity.


Mr. Philip Westbroek OT Security Officer, Enexis Groep, Netherlands.
A total of 32 persons attended this talk. A view of the audience


Speaker Profile: Mr. Philip Westbroek works for Enexis, a major Dutch grid operator with 2.7 million customers. He is a telecommunica$ons and cybersecurity enthusiast with more than 20 years experience in these fields and holds a masters degree in informa$on security management. During the past 13 years he was responsible for the designand realisa$on of a number of smart grid projects. Among these projects were a cryptoserver solution for smart meters and the Enexis Private MVNO solution. This award-winning mobile M2M datacommunications soluton enables Enexis to switch from one mobile operator to another without swapping the SIMs Enexis use in their RTUs, smart meters and other M2M equipment. Philip led the team that implemented the ISMS for the Enexis Netbeheer OT environment; current scope is all high voltage stations, the control centers and the departments responsible for all these components. The ISMS was recently certified for ISO27001:2017. Philip also gives IEC 62443 trainings for ISA Europe on a freelance basis.

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