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15th Annual API Cybersecurity Conference for the Oil & Natural Gas Industry

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When: November 10, 2020 - November 12, 2020

Where: API Virtual Event

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A message from the 2020 Planning Committee - 2020 API Cybersecurity Conference - Attendee Letter.

2020 Virtual Conference Program

Protecting Energy Through Cybersecurity

Join us at the 15th Annual API Cybersecurity Conference & Expo and discover methods for thwarting the bad guys, what the scene looks like over the horizon and how the latest technologies can help you counter cyber espionage, address cyber warfare, and make your cyber efforts secure.

The API Cybersecurity Conference has been an annual event since 2006. The 2020 Conference will be presented virtually.

For 15 years it has been the only cybersecurity conference dedicated to the oil and natural gas industry and has a loyal and dedicated attendee base. It is also volunteer-driven, both at the planning committee and speaker level. We consistently produce a compelling conference program, with a focus on safety, best practices, and innovation. In addition, the conference provides an opportunity for attendees to earn CPEs (Continuing Professional Education), maintaining their certifications and required hours. Finally, the conference provides the opportunity for networking and idea exchange, with our dedicated sponsors and exhibitors sharing their latest products and services.

Schedule at a Glance

November 9  November 10 - 12
Department of Energy
CyberStrike Training

(9:00am - 5:00pm Central)

 Conference  (3 Tracks)
   Exhibition


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2020 Virtual Conference Program

The work of the problem-solvers of our industry is never done. 

The API Cybersecurity Conference has been an annual event since 2006. For 15 years it has been the only cybersecurity conference dedicated to the oil and natural gas industry and has a loyal and dedicated attendee base. It is also volunteer-driven, both at the planning committee and speaker level. We consistently produce a compelling conference program, with a focus on safety, best practices, and innovation.

We are doubling down on innovation, allowing us to provide an engaging online experience for those who are unable to join us in Houston. This experience will incorporate the latest technology and API’s deep experience in engaging communities online.

Online we’ll have a mix of live and pre-recorded content, Q&As, live polling, Zoom breakouts, face-to-face meeting scheduling, and additional features and content the vibrant technology allows. Additionally, virtual attendees have the flexibility to view featured content before the conference, and then come to live sessions with prepared questions.

You can participate with confidence, knowing that you will be part of the loyal, dedicated high-level audience this API conference is known for.

The 2020 Conference Program includes over 60 presentations in 3 tracks:

  • Regulatory Panel
  • Legal Panel
  • CIO Panel
  • CISO Panel
  • API Cybersecurity Update
  • Pandemic Response Track
  • Cybersecurity Programs
  • ICS Security: Collaboration, Standards, and Models
  • Next Generation SOC / Security Orchestration
  • Governance, Board Communications, Risk Management
  • Application Security and SecDevOps
  • Threat Intelligence Sharing
  • Cybersecurity Architecture
  • Emerging / Recent Threats
  • Cybersecurity Policy and Law
  • Industrial Internet of Things Including Edge Computing
  • Incident Response Management
  • Supply Chain
  • Emerging Technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blockchain, and Machine Learning (ML)
  • Internal Threat Detection / Cybersecurity Analytics / Behavioral/Cognitive Analysis and Threat Hunting
  • Human Element
  • Threats and Information Sharing

The conference is expected to host over 700 cybersecurity experts from the oil and gas industry, creating the opportunity to learn about the latest developments, share insights, and network with other cybersecurity professionals. A virtual exhibition area will host companies from the cybersecurity industry.


Who Should Attend

  • IT Management 
  • IT Security Professionals
  • Operational Technology/PCS/ICS/SCADA Professionals
  • System Administrators
  • Database Administrators
  • Data Privacy Specialists
  • Application Support Personnel
  • Legal
  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Operational Technology Auditors
  • Compliance Officers
  • Corporate Security Professionals
  • Anyone interested in learning about state of the art security practices and their practical implementation as well as securing their enterprise and its core processes.

The 2020 API Cybersecurity Conference will hosted on a virtual event platform.

Online we'll have a mix of live and pre-recorded content, Q&As, live polling, Zoom breakouts, face-to-face meeting scheduling, and additional features and content the vibrant technology allows. Additionally, virtual attendees have the flexibility to view featured content before the conference, and then come to live sessions with prepared questions.

Important Note: All participants will receive a unique link to enter the site a week prior to the start of the conference. Please be on the lookout for an email from no-reply@pathable.com (The “From” field will still say API) with the subject “Your 2020 API Cybersecurity Conference Login Details”. Please be sure to check your spam filter if you do not see the email and reach out to registrar@api.org with any questions.

November 10, 2020 Keynote Speakers:

Additional Keynote Speakers coming soon


Keith Alexander Keith Alexander
Chairman & Co-CEO
IronNet Security

General Alexander is a four-star general with an impressive 40-year military career, culminating in role of the Director of the National Security Agency (NSA) and Chief of the Central Security Service (CSS) from 2005-2014. He holds the distinction of serving in this role longer than any other director. While serving as the NSA Director, he was appointed by Congress to be the first Commander to lead the U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM). He held this role from 2010-2014, establishing and defining how our nation is protected against cyber attacks.

As Commander, USCYBERCOM, General Alexander was responsible for planning, coordinating and conducting operations, and defending Department of Defense (DoD) computer networks—as well as the defense of the nation—from cyber threats. As the Director of NSA, he was responsible for national foreign intelligence requirements, military combat support, and the protection of U.S. national security information systems.

Prior to leading USCYBERCOM and the NSA/CSS General Alexander served as the Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence, Department of the Army; Commanding General of the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command at Fort Belvoir, VA; and the Director of Intelligence, United States Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, FL., and the Deputy Director for Requirements, Capabilities, Assessments and Doctrine, J-2, on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Serving as a member of the President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, General Alexander developed key recommendations to create a defensible national cyber architecture to protect national security by promoting rapid innovation and close public-private collaboration while preserving privacy and civil liberties.

General Alexander is the recipient of the 2016 United States Military Academy (USMA) Distinguished Graduate Award. He holds a BS from the U.S. Military Academy, as well an MS in Business Administration from Boston University; an MS in Systems Technology and an MS in Physics from the Naval Post Graduate School; and an MS in National Security Strategy from the National Defense University.


Diana Kelley

Diana Kelley
Former Microsoft Cybersecurity Field
CTO & Co-Founder SecurityCurve

Diana Kelley’s security career spans over 30 years. She is Co-Founder and CTO of SecurityCurve and donates much of her time to volunteer work in the cybersecurity community, including serving on the ACM Ethics & Plagiarism Committee, as CTO and Board member at Sightline Security, Board member and Inclusion Working Group champion at WiCyS, Cybersecurity Committee Advisor at CompTIA, and RSAC US Program Committee. Diana produces the #MyCyberWhy series and is the host of BrightTALK’s The Security Balancing Act. Diana is also a Principal Consulting Analyst at TechVision Research. She was the Cybersecurity Field CTO for Microsoft, Global Executive Security Advisor at IBM Security, GM at Symantec, VP at Burton Group (now Gartner), and a Manager at KPMG. She is a sought after keynote speaker, the co-author of the book Cryptographic Libraries for Developers, has been a lecturer at Boston College’s Masters program in cybersecurity, and is one of Cybersecurity Ventures 100 Fascinating Females Fighting Cybercrime.

Keynote: Driving Digital Transformation at Speed with Integrated Security
The world is being swept forward by digital transformation as all aspects of our personal and corporate lives are touched by technology. And the speed of this transformation is only getting faster. Like brakes on a car, designing security into the digital strategy enables us to maneuver tight turns and reach maximum velocity. In this talk, we’ll discuss how the IT team can drive organizational transformation forward at speed by providing an enabling collaboration and mobility experience while keeping risks in check with integrated security.

CyberStrike Remote Training Setup & FAQ

CyberStrike Information Video

Admission to the workshop limited to conference attendees that also work for petroleum owner/operator companies. If you work for a supplier/service provider you are not eligible to attend the November 9 workshop.
Capacity: 50 attendees. Because capacity is limited yet the course is free, we kindly ask that you only register if you are absolutely able to attend.

Department of Energy CyberStrike Training - November 9
The Department of Energy’s CyberStrike training is an eight-hour virtual workshop designed to enhance the ability of energy sector owners and operators to prepare for a cyber incident impacting industrial control systems. This training offers participants a hands-on demonstration of a cyberattack, drawing from elements of the 2015 and 2016 cyber incidents in Ukraine. During this training participants are guided through a series of exercises that challenge course participants to defend against a cyberattack on the equipment they routinely encounter within their industrial control systems.

Schedule:
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Central - Workshop
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Central – Lunch
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Central - Workshop



2020 Sponsor and Exhibitor Prospectus

Purchase your Virtual Sponsorship or Exhibit Booth
Pay online or request an invoice

Exhibitor Terms & Conditions

2020 Virtual Exhibit Process and Deadlines:

  • By November 3: Purchase your Sponsorship or Exhibit Booth
  • Week of October 26: Virtual Exhibit Hall login will be provided, along with optional training sessions
  • Week of November 2nd: Conference attendee appointment scheduling opens
  • November 10-12: Virtual Exhibition and Cybersecurity Conference
  • Through November 2021: Continue to network and set up appointments with Conference attendees with year-long access to Virtual Exhibition Hall

Note that all sponsorships include a virtual exhibit booth.

Sponsor and Exhibitor Virtual Booth Kit


Exhibit Staff Registration

Please register your exhibit staff by Friday, October 20 at 5:00 PM Eastern.

This $395 "Additional Sponsor/Exhibitor" fee is for the registration of each additional sponsor/exhibitor after the initial representative from the sponsoring/exhibiting company. This fee includes full conference registration. We do not have an "Exhibits Only" or "Exhibits Staff Only" registration for this conference. All exhibit staff must register.

Exhibitor logins are not interchangeable; swapping or sharing of login information is not allowed.

Exhibitor Schedule at a Glance - All Times Central

November 10, 2020
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Registration and Virtual Exhibition Viewing
9:50 AM - 10:00 AM Coffee Break and Exhibitor Appointments
10:50 AM - 11:00 AM Coffee Break and Exhibitor Appointments
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Virtual Exhibition Viewing
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Virtual Exhibition Viewing & Networking
November 11, 2020
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration and Virtual Exhibition Viewing
9:50 AM - 10:00 AM Coffee Break and Exhibitor Appointments
10:50 AM - 11:00 AM Coffee Break and Exhibitor Appointments
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Virtual Exhibition Viewing
1:50 PM - 2:00 PM Coffee Break and Exhibitor Appointments
2:45 PM - 4:00 PM Virtual Exhibition Viewing
November 12, 2020
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Virtual Exhibition Viewing
9:50 AM - 10:00 AM Coffee Break and Exhibitor Appointments
10:50 AM - 11:00 AM Coffee Break and Exhibitor Appointments
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Virtual Exhibit Viewing & Lunch
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Closing Reception and Virtual Exhibit Viewing

For additional information, please contact:

Attendee and Exhibit Staff Registration: Michael Viola, 202-682-8195, registrar@api.org
Virtual Exhibition Logistics: Lindsay Morrison, 202-682-8194, morrisonl@api.org
Sponsor/Exhibitor Sales: Matthew Cunningham, 202-682-8158, cunninghamm@api.org

 

 

2020 Platinum Sponsors

Chronicle
IronNet Cybersecurity, Inc.
Fortinet

2020 Gold Sponsors


2020 Silver Sponsors

 
Exabeam
Forcepoint
Gigamon