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Wednesday, October 26 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
ICS Cyber Due Diligence: A Critical Element During M&A

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Industrial organizations are constantly changing. Mergers and acquisitions of assets happen on a regular basis, and evaluating cyber risk as part of the standard due diligence process must become a requirement for executives. A significant cybersecurity incident could cost tens of millions of dollars due to lost revenue, ransom payments, legal fees, incident response costs, and increased cyber insurance premiums. Company owners, CEOs and boards of directors are also being held personally liable for a lack of security oversight following a cybersecurity breach.
This presentation will guide security executives through:
  • How ransomware groups identify their targets 
  • What should be done to strengthen the outward cyber appearance of industrial assets to avoid a nation state cyberattack or ransomware attack
  • Why you should delay M&A announcements until you have done your cyber due diligence
  • Methodologies for evaluating cyber risk as part of your due diligence process

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Jay Williams

CEO, Industrial Defender
As CEO of Industrial Defender, Williams is positioning the company as an integral enabler of the OT cybersecurity transformation and scaling it through the next phase of global growth. He is a highly regarded cybersecurity executive with 30 years’ experience in OT/ICS environments... Read More →

Wednesday October 26, 2022 2:00pm - 2:30pm EDT
Windsor C