exida Recorded Webinars

Managing Cybersecurity Risks in Wireless Control Networks

Recording Date: August 2018

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) offers companies many potential benefits such as decreased operational costs and further optimized processes; however, the increased use of wireless control networks also introduces the potential for additional cybersecurity risks. This webinar will briefly review the trends in IIoT and discuss important factors to consider when mitigating the additional risk of wireless control networks.

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About the Presenter:

Patrick O'Brien

Patrick O’Brien Patrick O’Brien is a Safety and Cybersecurity Engineer at exida LLC, where he performs numerous end user focused training, consulting, and support services for industrial facilities in functional safety and cybersecurity. In addition to his consulting work, he has assisted with product development through testing, application specification, and the creation of user tutorials for the exSILentia® software platform, including significant work with the exida CyberPHAx™ and CyberSL tools. He has assisted with the development of exida training material and other knowledge-based content. He also helped develop cybersecurity projects through technical support and the translation of cybersecurity documents between English and German. Mr. O’Brien recently graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in German Language and Culture.