Aberdeen – Protecting Your Offshore Systems from Cyber Threats – POSTPONED


07 February, 2024


This event has been postponed

1800hrs | Wednesday 7th February 2024

Aberdeenshire Cricket Club, Morningside Road, Aberdeen AB10 7FB

With the increased deployment of integrated systems and processes in both the offshore and onshore environment to ensure safe, reliable, and secure operations, the threat of cyber attack is an ever-present danger.

Sector specialists will present and discuss across a broad range of aspects in an easily digestible manner including industry trends, threats, mitigation measures and controls, regulatory framework, and emerging technologies.


Scott Keenon – IACS Consulting Ltd (IACS Consulting)

Scott is a graduate of Robert Gordon’s University with an Honours Degree in Business Studies and has over 25 years industry experience gained predominantly within the Oil & Gas Industry. Before setting up IACS Consulting with his fellow directors, Scott held several high-profile senior leadership positions managing teams of highly experienced and respected Operational Technology (OT) Consultants and Engineers. Calling upon this experience, Scott created the “OT BASICS” which is a set of principles that allows a company to put in place the necessary foundations for a successful OT cyber security journey.

Jonathan Smith – Sword Group (www.sword-group.com/uk/)

Jonathan is the Cyber Security Lead at Sword with 12 years industry experience working across multiple industries, including oil & gas, financial and both public and private sectors. Jonathan has worked within multiple teams with a wide area of knowledge covering Cisco networks and security, Palo Alto security, Cyber Security, Network Operations Centres and consultancy. Now leading up the cyber security team at Sword to deliver consultancy, audit and cyber security services including incident response and security operation centres.