Kaspersky Security Day Conference to Be Held at South Ural State University

On April 27th Kaspersky Security Day Conference will be held at South Ural State University. Kaspersky Laboratory and IT Distributsiya Company (regional partner of Kaspersky Laboratory) act as the conference organizers. The conference aims at discussing the technologies of information protection and the possibilities of using them to prevent negative consequences of cyber attacks on information systems controlling technological processes at modern industrial enterprises.

Conference program:

  • Speeches by the Kaspersky Laboratory experts on modern cyber threats and the issues of ensuring information security of Computer-Aided Process Control Systems;
  • Demonstration of consequences of attacks on Computer-Aided Process Control Systems, and of the possibilities of JSC Kaspersky Laboratory products on preventing them;
  • Strategic business game Kaspersky Interactive Protection Simulation (KIPS), aimed at simulating processes of controlling information security of a power plant’s Computer-Aided Process Control System.

For participation in this conference, the organizers invite leading employees of regional industrial and production enterprises; heads and specialists of subdivisions responsible for information security assurance; heads and specialists of services dealing with development, implementation and operation of information technologies; leading engineers handling the operation of Computer-Aided Process Control Systems.

In the course of KIPS business game the participants will be offered to simulate a process of controlling information security at a power plant by choosing the best measures of proactive and reactive protection. Each counteraction taken by a participating team as a response to occurring events will define further play out of scenario, and must eventually ensure fail-safe operation of the power plant.

Meanwhile, in the mode of realistic attacks the teams will have to find balance between the priorities of the technological process and security. The participants will have to analyze data and make strategic decisions in the context of incomplete information and limited resources. Thus, a close-to-real situation is simulated: each scenario features events which can happen in real life.

The conference will be held at the university Sigma complex on April 27, 2018, starting at 9:00.

Detailed information, as well as the conference program are available here.


Brief Information about SUSU

South Ural State University (National Research University) is a center of educational, scientific, cultural, and sports life of South Ural. SUSU comprises 9 institutes, 3 schools, the Faculty of Military Education, and the Faculty of Pre-university Training. Over 40 thousand students study at the university and its branches. The educational process is fulfilled by more than 5,000 lecturers and employees, including over 360 professors and doctors of sciences, 1,600 candidates of sciences and associate professors. Bachelor’s, Master’s Degree students and Specialists are trained under more than 200 programs and specialities. In October of 2015, as a result of competitive selection, SUSU became one of the leading Russian universities chosen to participate in Project 5-100, which aims at maximum improvement of competitive standing of these universities on the global market of education services and research programs. For additional information about SUSU, please visit its web-site.


Brief Information about Kaspersky Laboratory

Kaspersky Laboratory is a global company which has been operating in the field of information security since 1997. The company’s deep expert knowledge and experience are the basis of security solutions and services ensuring protection of businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the world. Comprehensive portfolio of Kaspersky Laboratory includes advance products for endpoint protection, as well as a number of specialized solutions and services to fight sophisticated and evolving cyber threats. Over 400 million users and 270 thousand corporate clients are protected by Kaspersky Laboratory technologies helping them preserve what matters most to them. Read more at www.kaspersky.ru.


Brief Information about IT Distributsiya Limited Liability Company

IT Distributsiya Limited Liability Company (part of Primari Group of Companies) is one of the leading system integrators of infrastructure solutions and information security tools in the Ural Federal District. It is official partner of more than 50 vendors including: Microsoft, Kaspersky Laboratory, VMware, Cisco, HP, Dell, and others. The company’s information security key activities are: perimeter security; workstations and servers security; security of terminal solutions and virtual systems; control over detachable devices; control of applications, user activity; VPN. Read more at http://www.primari.ru.


Gleb Radchenko
Event date: 
Friday, 27 April, 2018 - 09:00
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