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Hazardex 2017 Conference - Cybersecurity Presentation to Hazardex 2017

Author : Sarabjit Purewal (HSE) & Jamie Walker (UKPIA)

04 November 2016

The risks from cyber threats to safety systems are increasing. Operators need to have adequate measures in place to ensure these risks are properly managed. The HSE will shortly be publishing its operational guidance on cybersecurity against which it will begin to inspect in 2017-18.

The Network Information Security (NIS) directive was published earlier in the year. The UK Government has been active in this area with the setting up of a national cyber security centre, and publication of a range of guidance to increase awareness in the critical national infrastructure industries.

The HSE will shortly be publishing its operational guidance on cybersecurity against which it will begin to inspect in 2017-18.

This presentation will cover:
•  Why cybersecurity is an issue
•  How cyber-threats can impact on MAH and safety
•  Recent trends
•  Available guidance
•  HSE operational guide, its status, scope and how and when it will be used

About the Speakers

Sarabjit Purewal is Acting Head of Operations, ECI, at the Health & Safety Executive (HSE).

Jamie Walker is Director - Safety, Commercial & Projects, at the UK Petroleum Industry Association  (UKPIA).

 


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