Protecting critical infrastructure through public-private partnership
Date & Time
Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 9:40 AM - 10:25 AM
Angela Haun Mark Montgomery Fowad Muneer Parham Eftekhari

The vast majority of critical infrastructure is owned by private sector. But as Colonial Pipeline demonstrated, ransomware attack can have a crippling effect on national security. This panel will examine the proper role of government in securing the nation’s critical infrastructure from ransomware and other cybercrime, how effective OT/IT integration can help eliminate security gaps, and where federal oversight can create resiliency within critical infrastructure without divvying what some argue amounts to unfunded mandates.