The Power Hacker: Don’t Let the Lights Go Out: A Look Inside the Mind of a Hacker

  • Date 06 Jun 2019

The Power Hacker: Don’t Let the Lights Go Out: A Look Inside the Mind of a Hacker

06 Jun 2019, 15:20 - 15:45

Tech Talks

This session is a real-world hack into a power station that explains the process on planning and preparation, the major challenges of hacking into a power station, adapting to the risks, the perimeter security, engines and SCADA controls.  The session will reveal some of the amazing security as well as some of the most shocking findings that will surely see people put hands on their face.  It will share the challenges on reporting the findings to the board and the lessons learned.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Insights into hacking a power station 
  2. This session describes the anatomy of a privileged account hack
  3. How cybercriminals target their victims
  4. Reporting Risks to the board
  5. What you can do to reduce your risk and prevent abuse of your critical information assets



  • Joseph Carson


    Chief Security Scientist & Advisory CISO


    Joseph Carson has more than 25 years of experience in enterprise security, an InfoSec award winner, author of Privileged Account Management for...

Business Issues covered

  1. What will this session help you to do?
    • Clearly navigate and understand increasingly complex legislation‎
    • Select best fit products and solutions from the wide selection of vendors and products available‎


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