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General Technical Program Meeting – Cybersecurity Best Practices

October 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Who's Attending

16 people are attending General Technical Program Meeting – Cybersecurity Best Practices

  • Tom Kimbell
  • Paul Gruhn
  • Kevin Brodnik
  • Ron McCain
  • Bradley Bonnette
  • Jim Stietenroth
  • Michael Jurenko
  • Greg McCrea
  • Richard Payne
  • Clifford Wuertz
  • Eric Stigge
  • Doug Zimmerman

PAS has partnered with the ISA Houston Section this month to talk about the topic on all our minds, cybersecurity. This will be an open conversation about how we can secure our ICS assets featuring PAS’ Scott Hollis is joined by Dragos’ Samuel Van Ryder and LyondellBasell’s Tim Salisbury so we will be covering cybersecurity from all different angles.


10333 Richmond Ave, 4th Floor Conference Room, Houston, TX 77042.
Visitor parking is available in the parking garage and the small lot in front of the building.
Please make sure to sign in with the security guard on the 1st floor when you enter the building.


Topic Presenter Duration
State of the Union Scott Hollis & Samuel Van Ryder 20 min.
Panel Scott Hollis, Samual Van Ryder & Tim Salisbury 20 min.
Q & A All Attendees 20 min


Scott Hollis, Director of Product Management at PAS
As Director of Product Management at PAS, Scott has more than 20 years of experience in security and performance management. Under his leadership NetIQ entered the SIEM market culminating in Gartner leadership designation. He subsequently led the creation of the industry’s first true multi-tenant, single instance, log management SaaS platform at Alert Logic. He has held senior positions at various sized organizations ranging from privately held venture-backed technology start-ups to publicly traded Fortune 100 companies including BMC Software, NetIQ, Alert Logic, Quest Software (now a Dell company), Zenoss, and Tenable Network Security. He has a B.S. (cum laude) in Computer Science from Virginia Tech, and an M.B.A. from the University of Houston.
Sam Van Ryder, Vice President of Sales at Dragos
With roots in mechanical engineering, Sam has more than 18 years of experience in security, including 10 years focused on industrial control systems (ICS) security specifically. Most recently, he led the energy team for Tripwire, where he worked to build a non-intrusive and highly-robust security option in operational environments (OT) for energy verticals impacted by NERC CIP. Previously, he was a major account director for large energy accounts at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Security Products. Sam is the co-founder of HOU.SEC.CON and is a board member of the country’s largest InfraGard chapter, Houston.


Bridget Fitzpatrick


10333 Richmond Ave, 4th Floor Conference Room
Houston, TX 77042 United States
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