Houston, Texas— April 30, 2014 – PAS, a leading provider of automation software for process safety, cybersecurity, and asset reliability to the power and processing industries worldwide, today announced that FBI Special Agent Angela Haun will present at PAS’ Technology Conference in Houston, May 19-21, 2014. Agent Haun will discuss InfraGard, a partnership between the FBI and the private sector. InfraGard is a non-profit association representing businesses, academic institutions, and state and local law enforcement agencies dedicated to sharing information and intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the U.S.
“We are pleased to provide a forum for the FBI to discuss InfraGard’s initiatives on cybersecurity protection for the industrial infrastructure,” said Eddie Habibi, Founder and CEO of PAS. “Cybersecurity is a major concern in the industrial sector, and we have tailored our conference accordingly to deliver value for our conference participants.”
The US Government has recognized cybersecurity is a growing threat to industrial control systems, which are integral to operating America’s critical infrastructure. Best practices for combating cyber threats will be examined through case studies at the PAS conference.
To register for the conference or for additional information visit www.pas.com/ptc.