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Cybersecurity 101: Lessons Learned from the Colonial Pipeline Cyber Attack

June 2, 2021 | 10:00 - 11:00 am CDT

Cybersecurity 101: Lessons Learned from the Colonial Pipeline Attack

The recent cyber attack on Colonial Pipeline underscores the importance of having a strong industrial cyber program that provides visibility and control over your critical infrastructure.

In this webinar, we'll discuss the essential lessons learned from this historic incident and the strategies you can use to defend your Operational Technology (OT) and Industrial Control Systems (ICS).

What We Cover

  • The types of cyber attacks impacting OT
  • Recommended mitigation strategies for OT and ICS
  • Key steps to enhance (or develop) your existing Cyber Risk Program

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Dr. Dennis Hackney, Head of Cybersecurity Services Development, ABS Group

Dr. Dennis Hackney is the head of ABS Group Cybersecurity Services Development. With over 20 years of experience in technology security compliance, he specializes in the integration of IT and OT cyber risk management solutions. Dennis oversees the development of new cyber services for a diverse range of industries, executing programs that address today's most ominous cybersecurity needs and supporting the advancement of compliance and technology solutions. Dennis holds a PhD in Information Security, as well as degrees in Applied Science and Business Management.

Kyriakos Lambros, CEO and Founder, RockCyber, LLC

Kyriakos "Rock" Lambros is the CEO and Founder of RockCyber, LLC. He is a seasoned Cybersecurity and Information Technology executive with expertise in aligning cybersecurity and technology strategy with enterprise business goals. He has served in several senior cybersecurity and technology roles for global companies such as MPLX (a subsidiary of Marathon Petroleum Corporation), eBay, Honeywell, General Dynamics Information Technology, Wells Fargo and Agilent Technologies.

Rock built security programs from the ground up on multiple occasions and was a key contributor to merger and acquisition activities at multiple companies. He is a member of ISSA, ISC2, the Cloud Security Alliance and OWASP. He graduated with an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Arizona State University and received his B.S. in Management Information Systems from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

About ABS Group

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (, through its operating subsidiaries, provides technical advisory and certification services to support the safety and reliability of high-performance assets and operations in the oil, gas and chemical, power generation, marine, offshore and government sectors, among others. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ABS Group operates with more than 1,000 professionals globally. ABS Group is a subsidiary of ABS (, a leading marine and offshore classification society.

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