InfraGard is a partnership between the FBI and the private sector. It is an association of people from businesses, academic institutions, state and local law enforcement agencies, and other participants dedicated to sharing information and intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the U.S.
Philadelphia InfraGard Members Alliance (IMA) provides a forum for the exchange of information between the government, the owners and operators of the national infrastructure, and others concerned with the protection of the national infrastructure.
Philadelphia IMA supports eastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey.
Membership is free and new members are welcome.
Registration is now open for the next Chapter meeting, with details below. The lineup is a little different this time and includes an expert panel, discussions on SCADA issues, and a special joint FBI/USSS briefing regarding ransomware. It is also our bi-annual Board election. Current IG members only are able to run for office and to vote. If interested in a position (VP, Secretary, Treasurer) please send me an email that includes your name and a brief biography, and which position you would consider. Deadline for submission is August 18.
WHEN: Friday, August 26, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM (EDT) –
WHERE: PJM Interconnection - 2750 Monroe Blvd., Audubon, PA 19403
0800-0900 Check in/Refreshments 0900-0915
Donna Ross, Board Advisor, Radian
Introductions to the event and panel members.
0915-1015 (approximate)Robert Caldwell, CISSP, Manager, Industrial Control Systems, Mandiant Rob will provide a practitioner-oriented session on network security and anomaly detection, discussions regarding the challenge of trying to protect vulnerable systems that you cannot touch, and recent threat intelligence.
1015-1130 Conference Panel: Robert Caldwell, Patrick Turner, Vladislav Godtomelsky (see below for biographies) Our industry expert panel will address issues related to real and current IT threats that effect all industries and compaines of any size, focusing on threats to SCADA systems and the bridge between virtual and physical controls. This discussion will be shaped by a Q&A to best inform the members who are present.
· Robert Caldwell, CISSP, is a Manager of Industrial Control Systems for Mandiant, leading engagements across a wide variety of industries using ICS and embedded technologies. He is a leading expert that has spoken at numerous conferences including SANS ICS summits in the US and Europe.
· Patrick Turner is a Senior Security Architect at Dell SecureWorks where he has been for the last four years. Patrick has over 15 years in SCADA security, network penetration testing and IT operations management.
· Vladislav Godtomelsky is a Managing Consultant, and Security Consultant for SPIRENT Communications. His expertise ranges from satellite systems security to SCADA, supporting critical infrastructure and wireless networks.
*1130-1200 InfraGard Board President Michael Batley and members of the Chapter Board
The current Board will hold elections for incoming selectees. Please note, current InfraGard members only will be eligible to run for open offices and to vote in this election.
*1200-1230 (approximate) Joint FBI, United States Secret Service Ransomware Briefing
Members of the FBI Cyber Taskforce and the Philadelphia Division of the US Secret Service will provide a high level briefing of current trends and threats to critical infrastructure directed at our nation's critical infrastructure, particularly relating to ransomware and the FBI/USSS response to companies who have fallen victim.
Individuals who are interested in participating in InfraGard can apply via the National InfraGard website.