Date: November 18, 2020

Duration: 60 minutes

Event overview

While the energy industry had already entered the digital age, the pandemic accelerated the need for digital transformation. As digitalization and connectivity become the new normal, cyber threats become commonplace. Cybersecurity must now be built into the design, rather than considered as an afterthought. Downtime that results from cyber incidents can stall production and lead to significant revenue losses. Cybersecurity needs to be embedded in your technology, at every stage of your business lifecycle, and in every interaction between people, applications and data. An organization-wide security mindset is key to building better business resilience.

Energy is lucrative industry which puts a target on it’s back when it comes to ransomware. CISOs of organizations must act now to predict such events and prevent its adverse effects. Watch our webinar on the “Future of Cybersecurity in the Energy Industry” on demand to learn about the best practices from experts in the field.

Key Takeaways

  • It’s not about if or when incidents occur but about how often they do and how prepared you are to handle them
  • The convergence of IT and OT is no longer an option but a mandate
  • Build a robust framework with reusable components
  • Monitor the cybersecurity kill chain to interrupt or avoid incidents before they have an impact
  • Create a strategic roadmap for inevitable security problems
  • Having your data backed up is the key to recovery

Speaker Details

Lauren Weidner, CISO, BHP Petroleum

Bhupesh Arora, CIO, Magellan Midstream Partners

Christina Richmond, Program VP, Security Services, IDC

Vishal Salvi, CISO and Cybersecurity Head, Infosys


Rajeev Kumar, AVP - Energy, Infosys


  • Welcome and context setting by Rajeev Kumar
  • Panel discussion with Lauren Weidner, Bhupesh Arora and Vishal Salvi, moderated by Christina Richmond
  • Q&A session
  • Introduction to Infosys CyberSecurity