Power and renewables

Seminar: Can a cyber-attack destroy your windfarm?

Cyber security for the real world

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In the new geopolitical situation, cyber-attacks towards industrial control systems will unleash consequences far beyond information leakage and data destruction. Can cyber-attacks stop wind turbines or even damage an entire windfarm? DNV invites to a breakfast seminar to share insights and relevant observations from field data and recent cyber-attacks, as well as trends and expected directions of cyber-attacks going forward. Cyber security challenges are here to stay and need to be addressed. DNV provides specialist knowledge of the renewable industry with deep engineering expertise and security best practice to keep your projects and operations confidently cyber secure.

What is it about?

  • Cyber-attack on windfarms and its potential consequences
  • High consequence variant
  • Downtime scenarios
  • Consequences for OT (operational technology).

What will we present?

  • Presentation giving and overview of recent cyber-attacks
  • Trends and directions to expect cyber-attacks going forward
  • Observations from field data.

Why is it useful?

  • Investors/operators of windfarms will get an overview of what can go wrong if the right precautions are not made
  • Gain cyber security awareness
  • Get inspire by expert help.

This seminar is specifically useful for:
Stakeholders in the onshore and offshore wind industry, windfarm owners, engineers, investors, and operators.


Agenda:
08:30: Meet & greet, including breakfast
09:00: Presentation: potentials and consequences of windfarm attacks
09:30: Presentation: recent cyber-attacks on windfarms and field data observations
10:00 - 10:25: Coffee & conversation


Please register for the complimentary seminar. There is a limited number of seats, so a first-come first-served basis will apply.

Contact us:

Boye Tranum, Director and head of DNV Cyber Security Norway
Boye Tranum

Director, Cyber Security Services

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Where:

Oslo, Norway

Felix Conference Centre, Bryggetorget 3, 0250 Oslo, Norway

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When:

28 September 2022, 08:30 - 10:30

Delegates Fee:

Free of charge

In the new geopolitical situation, cyber-attacks towards industrial control systems will unleash consequences far beyond information leakage and data destruction. Can cyber-attacks stop wind turbines or even damage an entire windfarm? DNV invites to a breakfast seminar to share insights and relevant observations from field data and recent cyber-attacks, as well as trends and expected directions of cyber-attacks going forward. Cyber security challenges are here to stay and need to be addressed. DNV provides specialist knowledge of the renewable industry with deep engineering expertise and security best practice to keep your projects and operations confidently cyber secure.

What is it about?

  • Cyber-attack on windfarms and its potential consequences
  • High consequence variant
  • Downtime scenarios
  • Consequences for OT (operational technology).

What will we present?

  • Presentation giving and overview of recent cyber-attacks
  • Trends and directions to expect cyber-attacks going forward
  • Observations from field data.

Why is it useful?

  • Investors/operators of windfarms will get an overview of what can go wrong if the right precautions are not made
  • Gain cyber security awareness
  • Get inspire by expert help.

This seminar is specifically useful for:
Stakeholders in the onshore and offshore wind industry, windfarm owners, engineers, investors, and operators.


Agenda:
08:30: Meet & greet, including breakfast
09:00: Presentation: potentials and consequences of windfarm attacks
09:30: Presentation: recent cyber-attacks on windfarms and field data observations
10:00 - 10:25: Coffee & conversation


Please register for the complimentary seminar. There is a limited number of seats, so a first-come first-served basis will apply.

Meet the speakers

Boye Tranum

Director and head of DNV Cyber Security Norway
Boye Tranum is Director and head of DNV Cyber Security, Norway and Director of DNV Cyber Security Services. In this role, he is responsible for supporting customers to improve their business operations and security, including cyber security. For example, between 2014 and 2021, Boye was engaged as cyber security risk manager for the Martin Linge remote-operated offshore platform program for Total and Equinor. He has also led several independent readiness reviews for oil and gas operators covering operators’ capability and ICT readiness, as well as many cyber security risk assessments. In addition, Boye headed the development of national cyber-related improvements for the Norwegian petroleum sector for the Petroleum Safety Authority.

Boye Tranum
Alexander Bakken

Cyber Security Consultant & Segment Lead Renewables at DNV
Alexander Hansen Bakken is a cybersecurity engineer with a master’s degree in information and communication technology with specialization in cyber security from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Alexander is working as a cyber security consultant and segment lead renewables at DNV. He is a smart grid cyber security expert in an EU funded R&D project and is generally working to improve cyber-resilience of industrial control systems within different sectors like energy, oil & gas, and the maritime sector, mainly by verifying and disclosing vulnerabilities and weaknesses through risk assessments and penetration testing. He has to date performed multiple onshore and offshore security verification assignments, including a windfarm, a hydropower plant, and major vessels like cruise ships and drilling ships, among other complex IT and OT systems for global customers.

Alexander Bakken
Christian Vassbotn

Cyber Security Consultant and Pentester at DNV
Christian Vassbotn has a background from telecom and has a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity. He is working as a cybersecurity consultant and pentester at DNV. He is a part of the security architecture and verification team where he frequently participates in penetration testing on both OT and IT infrastructure and assisting DNV Class with various technical projects. More specifically, Christian has been involved in projects in the maritime, renewable, oil and gas and in the smart grid sector. He has a passion for security and is currently working towards a certification from offensive security.

Christian Vassbotn

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