5th Annual Industrial Control Cyber Security Europe Summit. London Marriott Hotel Regents Park London, England | October 9/10th 2018IOT/OT Security, Threat Detection and Mitigating the Impact on Safety CasesSectors Represented include Smart Grid, Nuclear, Oil and Gas, Rail, Maritime, Aviation, Chemical and more to be announced!
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Phil Litherland

Context Information Security
Principal Consultant Critical National Infrastructure
Phil is a member of the Advisory team within Context Information Security, where his focus is to identify and provide requisite cyber security & information assurance advice, & technical support and practical guidance to client organisations across Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) sectors, particularly the civil nuclear industry.
He is an experienced senior level engineering & technology professional with a proven track record of safety & security risk management in both the IT & Industrial Control Systems/Operational Technology (ICS/OT) domains.
He has demonstrable capabilities in senior stakeholder management, leading organisational & cultural change, developing leading-managing multidisciplinary teams across geographical boundaries and also has broad commercial & technical experience on large projects.
His expertise and experience include;
Detailed knowledge of the UK Nuclear Power, Defence, Utilities & Pharmaceutical sectors, including commercial, technological and regulatory drivers.
Extensive experience of IT & ICS/OT systems and the safety & cyber security requirements within UK nuclear sector (civil & defence).
Definition of GRC & Cyber Security/Information Assurance strategy.
Analytical and project management skills including systems/service delivery to formal methodologies.
Strong industry network comprising key client/supply chain companies, UK Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR), UK Government Offices (DBEIS, CO and DMS) and UK Security/Intelligence Services.  Contributed to the recent UK Civil Nuclear Cyber Security Strategy (CNCSS) and ONR Security Assessment Principles (SyAPs).
Previously held national level positions as ONR CISO Working Group co-chair, NCSC ICS Security Information Exchange deputy-chair, NCSC IT Security Information Exchange member and Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) Cyber Security Working Group member.
Participated in numerous CNI Cyber Exercises throughout 2016 including Yellow Sycamore (UK), Yellow Blackthorn (UK), and Snake River (US).
Contribution to various international standards, codes of practise & thought leadership papers with IAEA, IEC, NTI, ASTM, IET and industry publications.
Frequent speaker at national and international conferences on cyber security transformation, IT/OT challenges and nuclear safety & security.
Prior to joining Context, Phil worked in the civil nuclear new build, civil nuclear fuel reprocessing, defence nuclear and international pharmaceutical sectors in various roles (in reverse chronological order);
Design Authority and CISO ICS/OT Systems, EDF Energy, Nuclear New Build, Hinkley Point C Project.
Head of Specialist Design Delivery Group, Sellafield Ltd.
Technical Director, GlaxoSmithKline
Site Automation Manager, Eli Lilly
Project Manager/Lead Project Engineer/Systems Engineer, AWE Aldermaston
Chartered EngineerMember Institution of Engineering & Technology (MIET) – Fellowship in progress
Member Institute of Measurement & Control (MInstMC)
CISM (ISACA) – accreditation in progress
Computer Security For Industrial Control Systems At Nuclear Facilities (IAEA)
ICS Systems Security For Practitioners (DHS ICS-CERT)
ICS Systems Security For Managers (CPNI/HSTC)

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