0830 - Registration and Welcome Refreshments

0915 - Opening Notes from the Conference Chair
click for bioRear Admiral Nick Lambert, Director, NLA, Former UK National Hydrographer

Rear Admiral Nick LambertA master mariner and a committed proponent of the maritime users’ perspective, Rear Admiral Nick Lambert concluded a long naval operational career as the UK National Hydrographer in December 2012. He advises on a wide range of maritime issues including the important of spatial data infrastructures and hydrography for maritime economies, the evolution of eNavigation and GNSS vulnerability, near or real time situational awareness (especially that derived from space based assets and applications), human factors, and training and education in the maritime sector.

Session 1

Facing the Cyber Threat: An Overview of Maritime Cyber Challenges

  • Reviewing the current cyber threat landscape
  • What are the major cybersecurity risks and threats affecting the industry?
  • Is cyber the true disruptor across maritime?
  • Reviewing the cyber threat across other sectors and lessons learnt
  • Getting into a hacker’s head

0930 - Insight Address – Reviewing the Cyber Threat Landscape
click for bioJoseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist (CSS) & Advisory CISO, Thycotic

Joseph CarsonJoseph has more than 20 years’ experience in cyber security, information security, network operations centres, security operations centres, information technology, Data Centres, infrastructure and enterprise management solutions. He is a member of ISC2 and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Joseph serves as Head of Cyber Security at ESC Global Security, previously Joseph held Senior roles where he spent more than 10 years at Symantec and HP. Joseph is a Cyber Security advisor to Governments, Critical Infrastructure, Financial, Transportation and Maritime industries.

0955 - Hackers Take Control: Cyber-Hijacking Vessels

  • Real world insights – how the hacker thinks
click for bioKen Munro, Partner, Pen Test Partners

Ken Munro Ken Munro is Partner and Founder of Pen Test Partners, a firm of ethical hackers. He regularly blogs on everything from maritime security to hacking cars and the Internet of Things. This has gained him notoriety among the national press, leading to regular appearances on TV and News online as well as the broadsheet press.

He also writes for various newspapers and has contributed to maritime industry magazines in an effort to get beyond the unhelpful scaremongering put about by many security vendors. Ken has also become a voice for reform and legislative change in the largely unregulated IoT, briefing UK and US government departments as well as being involved with various EU consumer councils.

1020 - Cyber Crime in the Shipping Industry

  • The extent of the risk
  • Impact of the marine supply chain
  • Specific examples of risk and consequences to the shipping industry
  • GNSS Jamming and AIS spoofing
  • Cyber Terrorism
  • The developing legal regime including GDPR
  • Cyber litigation risk
  • Cyber loss prevention
click for bioJulian Clark, Partner and Global Head of Shipping, Hill Dickinson LLP

Julian ClarkJulian Clark is the Global Head of Shipping for Hill Dickinson and has overall management responsibility for the shipping group both in London and internationally. He was called to the bar of England and Wales in 1988 and has, since that time, been almost exclusively engaged in advising on maritime law matters and major incidents in the field. In 2011, having previously been a leading partner with another internationally recognised law firm, he launched his own boutique shipping law practice with two other colleagues, which soon established itself as a leader in shipping transport and trade. He has advised a wide range of Owners, Charterers, Operators and Traders in relation to a variety of matters ranging from piracy incidents in the Gulf of Aden to major casualties and ship building disputes. He has also drafted a number of commercial documents, including the terms and conditions for leading insurance facilities. He is an accredited CEDR mediator and supporting member of the LMAA, Baltic Exchange and Association of Average Adjusters.

1045 - Tea/Coffee Break

1110 - Cyber Threats in the Maritime Industry - A Deep Insight from the Battlefield

  • Cyber security maturity in the maritime industry
  • Vessels' cyber security posture
  • Threat actors targeting the industry
click for bioAchilleas Konstantzos, CTO, Aspida

Achilleas KonstantzosAchilleas Konstantzos is a technology enthusiast and executive holding BsC in Maritime Studies from the University of Piraeus, and MsC in Information Security from the University of Athens Economics and Business. Having been employed from a very young age in both IT and Maritime organizations, he joined Aspida Group in 2015 as IT Administrator, later promoted to IT Manager. In 2018 he took over as CTO, currently involved in multiple Cyber Security projects, also overseeing the R&D and Threat Intelligence department of the group.

Session 2

Business Planning and Cyber Preparedness

  • Balancing cyber resilience with the business case.
  • Safeguarding cyber security in an increasingly automated world
  • Defining the pillars for cyber resilience
  • Blockchain – securing the shipping world

1135 - Defining the Pillars for Cyber Resilience

  • Training, specific products and continuous asset management are the pillars to grow confidence on advanced services
click for bioAndrea Crosetti, Cyber Security Solution Manager, ABB

Andrea Crosetti Leading the Marine digital transformation, creating new solutions for fleet operation management. Team manager, I like working with persons, empowering group capabilities. Creative mindset focused on innovation and new solutions. Fully involved in industrial automation, IT Security and communication technological evolution, data collecting and post analysis management. Sales manager and business developer able to conduct different kind of projects to satisfactory success. I have been Project Manager for the first ever implemented fleet monitoring system, empowering my experience and skills with on board technology and data collection and transmission via satellite. I have been leader of a team of 4 land-based personnel working in European offices. I have been entitled to oversee a seagoing team of 53 personnel (Senior IT Officers, IT Officers, and Assistant IT Officers) across 2 operating lines. OF2 IT Navy, IT Consultant (own firm) from 2001 to 2008, acting on international market. System Administrator and it security manager in Public administration and Defence. Wide Knowledge of network security, server related configurations and cybersecurity emergency response. Expertise in system assessment, proposal, budget, supply, project management, on-going support. Excellent multi-cultural communication skills, diplomacy, team building. Onsite experience with projects in over 34 countries includinging middle east, north Africa, Middle East south east Asia, Russia.

1200 - Cyber Risk Management in the Shipping Sector

  • Evaluate the current state of risk awareness within the industry
  • Analyse the 3 pillars of effective cyber risk management
  • Present existing approaches on cyber risk management
  • Examine the applicability of the cyber capability maturity model for the industry
click for bioChronis Kapalidis, Academy Fellow, Chatham House

Chronis KapalidisChronis is a Research Fellow at the International Security Department, Chatham House and an Academy Stavros Niarchos Foundation Fellow at the Queen Elisabeth II Leadership Academy. He is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Dartmouth Centre for Seapower and Strategy, Plymouth University. Chronis is also a certified Maritime Trainer by the UK DfT and teaches extensively on Maritime Safety and Security, Risk Assessment, Cyber Security at KCL Maritime Training Centre, Piraeus and several military institutions.

He has over 13 years of professional experience as a Navy Warfare Officer in NATO, EU and UN operations. His research interests include cybersecurity, defence studies, international and maritime security. Drawing from his combined professional, academic and policy-making experience Chronis leads a research project at Chatham House on Maritime Cybersecurity.

He has published widely at Chatham House, International Affairs, Foreign Affairs and the Academy for Strategic Analyses and has participated in several Maritime related conferences.

1225 - Panel Discussion: A Focus on Blockchain – Securing the Shipping World
Hosted by:
click for bioAndrew Webster, Partner, JLT

Andrew WebsterAndrew is responsible for business development focused in and around the marine liability sector. He is primarily responsible for Ports & Terminals. After a degree in Geography, Andrew began his career as a shipbroker in London concentrating on towage and salvage. After obtaining membership of the institute of chartered shipbrokers he then worked overseas, based in Geneva and Singapore, as a trader for CRC Cargo Recovery Consultants, specialised in damaged commodities.

On returning to London in 1995, Andrew joined UK P&I Club dealing with Russian and Romanian owners' claims. 1996 saw a transfer to ITIC where he became an account executive dealing with Members in the Middle East and South America. At the end of 1999 he transferred to the TT Club, where he went to Dubai in 2000 to take over as general manager at TTMS (Gulf) dealing with TT and ITIC Members in the Middle East and Indian Sub-Continent. In 2002 he returned to London to take up the role of TT Clubs Loss Prevention director – a role that he held prior to making the move to UKTI on secondment as the International Business specialist – ports working with the International Sector team in the London headquarters. Secondment ended in June 2008 and a position with Savi Performance Logistics (a Lockheed Martin company) became open. Inchcape Shipping Services beckoned at the end of 2008 and waved goodbye at the end of 2009. A brief spell of independent consulting gave way to Jardine Lloyd Thompson.

Panellists include:
click for bioRichard Taylor, Senior Cyber Underwriter, Munich Re Syndicate Limited

Richard Taylor Senior Cyber Underwriter for Munich Re Syndicate, Lloyd's of London.

Underwriting traditional and emerging Cyber risk products across all industries including Financial Lines, Healthcare, Retail, Technology Services and Energy.

Focus on large single risk as well as MGA solutions for SMEs.

Experience in addressing silent cyber exposures and creating affirmative resultant coverages.

ACII Qualified. Studying for Masters in Information Security.

click for bioMonica Tigleanu, Partner, Cyber & Technology E&O JLT

Monica Tigleanuraduating with an iBBA from the Schulich School of Business, I started my career in the insurance industry by exploring the Financial Lines space. In the fall of 2013, I joined a team of astute professionals at AIG Canada as a key contributor to the Financial Lines underwriting team. My focus was on analyzing a variety of exposures across industry sectors and providing bespoke risk management solutions while promoting innovation to drive profitable growth across product towers. I am passionate about learning, unlearning, and relearning with every opportunity which would require creative and unique thinking.

I strive to be an active member of an unprecedented movement of collaboration, cooperation and shared knowledge around the globe. I’ve worked with business leaders across Canada, US,UK, EMEA and APAC to design forward-thinking financial risk transfer solutions for various types of institutions. My previous experience with the fashion industry has led me to put into practice design thinking which enabled me to use this approach in order to transform the ways in which we can develop products, services, processes—and even strategy.

I am an advocate and participant in a variety of industry conferences, seminars and networking events. Some key areas of interest are Cyber Risk, Crowdfunding, Capital Markets, Technology, Organizational Behaviour and Behavioural Economics.

click for bioGadi Ruschin, Co-Founder/CEO, Wave

Gadi Ruschin Gadi Ruschin is an International trade and trade digitization expert with over a decade of experience. During his career, Gadi managed sourcing agencies In China, Egypt, Israel and India and served retailers in the US, Europe and the middle east.

At 2015, Gadi co funded the WAVE Blockchain Network (by OGY DOCS inc.). Currently, the network is the only Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Technology service which provides the entire supply chain worldwide with the ability to exchange original Documents of Title without the use of a central service provider.

The revolutionary solution offered by WAVE is aimed at speeding up trade transactions and the transfer of goods across the supply chain, reducing both costs, demarrage and risks for documentary frauds for companies all around the world.

1315 - Lunch

Session 2

Business Planning and Cyber Preparedness (cont.)

1400 - Panel Discussion: Building the Cyber Investment Business Case
Hosted by:
click for bioJoseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist (CSS) & Advisory CISO, Thycotic

Joseph CarsonJoseph has more than 20 years’ experience in cyber security, information security, network operations centres, security operations centres, information technology, Data Centres, infrastructure and enterprise management solutions. He is a member of ISC2 and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Joseph serves as Head of Cyber Security at ESC Global Security, previously Joseph held Senior roles where he spent more than 10 years at Symantec and HP. Joseph is a Cyber Security advisor to Governments, Critical Infrastructure, Financial, Transportation and Maritime industries.

Panellists include:
click for bio Robert Ball, Lead Electrical Superintendent, BP Shipping

Robert BallBob Ball joined the then BP Tanker company as a lowly Radio Cadet in 1978. His first trip to sea was on an Iranian VLCC and within a month he found himself in the Persian Gulf just as the first war broke out – featuring on News At Ten.

After 25 years at sea, both on Oil Tankers and LNG Carriers he decided that it was time to come ashore and get a “proper job” ashore with BP Shipping as an Electrical Superintendent. Over the past 15 years, Bob has spent the majority of his time in electrical roles, concentrating on navigation and communications systems. Bob was a member of the team that installed BP Shipping’s first C-Band VSAT back in 2005 and has been involved ever since. Whilst navigation & communications matters still take a lot of Bob’s time, he has also been increasingly spending time as part of BP Shipping’s team dealing with cyber security around automation systems.

click for bio Fredrik Hofgren, Infrastructure architect (Network and Security), Rederi AB Eckerö

Fredrik Hofgren I'm a network engineer by heart with a knack and a passion for networks with security manageability and longevity as prime goals. My philosophy is that you can design a network that is both cost effective and secure while still providing good business support. I appreciate the big picture approach to IT security leveraging SIEM tools along with regular deep packet inspection and log analysis using both closed- and open source tools.

My personal ambition is to always be the natural source for fast and accurate networking advice for friends, employers and colleagues.

Specialties: TCP/IP, VSAT, Maritime connectivity, IGMP/Multicast, BGP, OSPF, Next-gen firewalls, managed WIFI, SIEM, network security, Cloud Security, Cisco Firepower, Microsoft Azure, IaaS.

click for bio Stratos Margaritis, Solutions Architect, Navarino S.A.

 Stratos Margaritis Stratos Margaritis has worked at Navarino for 2 years as a Solutions Architect and Presales Engineer, designing solutions that incorporate Navarino products with clients solutions and needs.

Previously, he worked in the Greek and Norwegian IT markets.

click for bio Greg Moore, OEM Enterprise Technologist - EMEA , Dell EMC OEM

 Greg Moore With 30 years of IT industry experience, including commercial IT for small to large businesses and vertical specific including Marine / Maritime, Defence, Industrial Automation, Security & Surveillance, Healthcare, IoT and more, Greg is working with many of the organisations and companies in the Marine Sector, helping shape the future of the Digital Ship.

click for bioRolf Berge, Director, Product Engineering, Speedcast

Rolf BergeStarting as a Schlumberger network engineering manager in 1994, Rolf has filled many roles including Managing Director of Norway, Vice President of Resource Management, Vice President of Sales and most recently CTO. His vast experience gained working to solve customers’ everyday problems provides a real world application for his technological acumen. Rolf works not only to provide insight on current system implementations and architectures but looks at the future to identify emerging technologies and solutions to keep Speedcast positioned as the market technology and thought leader.

The majority of his time is spent interacting with customers to understand their challenges and needs in order to determine the optimal technology solution to position them for success. Rolf has a degree in Electronic and Microprocessor Engineering from the University of Strathclyde. He resides in Norway.

Session 3

Actions, Training and the Human Factor

  • Translating guidance into training for the shipping industry.
  • How to assess and change an organisations behaviour to respond to the cyber threat.
  • Mobilising internal commitment on-board and on-shore.
  • Incorporating cyber awareness into daily operations and procedures.

1445 - Powering Cyber Resilience at Sea

  • Cyber-attack demonstration with malware installation
  • Industry and Inmarsat actions
  • New developments with the fleet secure portfolio
click for bioPeter Broadhurst, Senior Vice President, Inmarsat

Peter BroadhurstPeter Broadhurst is Senior Vice President of Safety and Security at Inmarsat Maritime, responsible for the development of the company’s safety and security services. Peter will define the strategy, development and evolution of Inmarsat’s satellite communication services for maritime safety, navigation, safety of life at sea and data security.

Peter started his career at Inmarsat in 2014 as Vice President of Service Delivery for the Maritime business unit, where he was responsible for leading the development of products and services from conception and implementation, through to launch and life cycle management. Peter was instrumental in the launch of Inmarsat’s high-speed broadband service Fleet Xpress launched in March 2016.

With over 25 years’ experience in the maritime industry, Peter began his career at sea as a Radio Officer, before running his own business and working for a maritime distributor. Peter then spent 15 years with Sea Tel Inc., / Cobham SATCOM as Vice President of Sales and Marketing where he was responsible for overseeing and managing global sales, support, marketing, training and product management.

Peter has a HND Electronics, Marine Radio General Certificate, Radar and Marine Navigation Aids accreditation from Wray Castle Merchant Navy School, and holds an Open University, BSc (Hons) First Class degree on Radio Frequency Systems.

1510 - Implementing AI and Machine Learning to Support Real-time Cyber Threats Monitoring and Decision Making

  • How to use artificial intelligence to detect emerging threats and latent vulnerabilities
  • Achieving 100% visibility across OT, IT and Industrial IoT
  • Real-world case studies of stealthy cyber-threats identified early by Darktrace Industrial – before a crisis occurred
click for bio Lola Grundmann, ICS Cyber Security Manager, Darktrace Industrial

 Henry Adams Lola joined Darktrace in 2017, as a founding member of the Darktrace Industrial team, launched in 2017 to focus on cyber defense for IT, OT and IoT environments. At Darktrace Industrial, Lola is an ICS Cyber Security Manager, and has varied experience across a range of industry verticals, from manufacturing, to energy, to critical national infrastructure. Lola specialises in the application of artificial intelligence to defend complex, distributed networks.

1535 - Tea/Coffee Break

Session 3

Actions, Training and the Human Factor (cont.)

1600 - Implementing a Cyber Response Plan
click for bioPete Adsett , IT Manager, MOL LNG Transport (Europe) Ltd

Pete Adsett Pete is a IT specialist, with particular expertise in the design and implementation communications, networking, and Cyber Security solutions for the Oil and Gas and Maritime sectors. He possesses substantial technical expertise, sound financial and budgeting capabilities, and outstanding relationship management skills. ►PROJECT MANAGEMENT◄ ♦ Heads communications upgrades across multiple vessels; ensures project completion on time and to budget. ►IT INFRASTRUCTURE◄ ♦ Reduces possibility of communications failure with design and installation of virtual environments on entire MOL LNG Fleet. ♦ Enables remote diagnosis of faults and improves performance through integration of third-party monitoring systems into communications infrastructure. ►CYBER SECURITY◄ ♦ Designs Secure environments on board. ♦ Selects and Implements Security measures on board. ♦ redesigns remote access to industrial control systems to ensure Cyber Security. ►BUDGETING | COST REDUCTIONS◄ ♦ Realises significant cost savings through robust contract negotiations, optimum choice of supplier and equipment, and identification of improved system options. Key Areas of Expertise: Project Management, Contract Negotiation, Cyber Security, Budget Management, Team Management, Proposal Presentation, Cost Reduction, Mentoring, Communications Systems, IT Systems Integration, IT Infrastructure, Networking, Virtualisation, VMWare ESXI, VSAT Systems, Windows Server, Prince2, Certified Ethical Hacker.

1625 - Cyber Security and the Human Factor

  • Assessing the risks
  • Developing Contingncy Plans
  • Crew Training
click for bioCapt. Kuzman Popov, HSEQ Manager, MOL Tankship Management (Europe)

Capt Kuzman Popov Capt. Kuzman Popov sailed on board oil, chemical, gas tankers from third officer to master. He has worked ashore for some of the major ship management companies and ship owners, as HSEQ and Operations Superintendent and Manager, DPA & CSO.

Capt. Popov holds master’s degrees in Marine Navigation and Nautical studies, Internaional Economic Relations, Maritime Law.

He is presently based in London, as he is working for MOL Tankership Management (Europe) Ltd.

1650 - How To Hack A Police Station

  • Learn how to socially engineer into an organisation and hack onto the network in plain sight. Could your organisation be compromised?
click for bio Jake Moore, Cyber Security Specialist, ESET

Jake Moore Jake Moore is a Cyber Security Specialist for ESET. He previously worked for Dorset Police spanning 14 years primarily investigating computer crime in the Digital Forensics Unit on a range of offences from fraud to murder. Within law enforcement powers, he learnt how to retrieve digital evidence from all devices whilst learning all sorts of ways to ethically break security in order to help protect innocent victims of crime. He then became a cyber security consultant for the force delivering tailored advice to the public and local businesses in order to help protect the community and build upon their security foundations.

1715 - Conclusions and Conference Close – followed by Drinks Reception

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