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ABS Group Solutions Development Director of Industrial Cybersecurity Services to Speak at S4X22 on Securing Maritime Assets

April 19, 2022

(Houston) – ABS Group, a leading global operational risk management company, today announced that Solutions Development Director of Industrial Cybersecurity Services, Dr. Dennis Hackney, will present at S4X22. His panel, titled “Unique Security Challenges and Solutions in Maritime,” will analyze the latest, most effective strategies for securing maritime assets in a world of -increasing vulnerabilities for Industrial Control Systems (ICS) networks.

WHO: Dennis Hackney, PhD, CISSP, CMMC RP, Solutions Development Director of Industrial Cybersecurity Services at ABS Group.

WHAT: S4X22 is an in-person, three-day conference that will address the change-resistant nature of the ICS community by bringing to light innovative new ways to deploy secure and resilient Operational Technology (OT) networks. The conference takes place April 19-21 and will highlight the latest in cutting-edge capabilities for defending maritime assets from would-be cyber threats.

WHEN: Thursday, April 21, 2022 at:

  • 12:30pm CST (1:30pm EST): Unique Security Challenges and Solutions in Maritime

WHERE: This event will take place in person on Stage 2 – Technical Deep Dives at the Fillmore Miami Beach in Miami Beach, FL.

MEDIA: ABS Group’s Dennis Hackney is available for in-person briefings by request.


Martin Bradshaw
ABS Group Media Relations

About ABS Consulting

ABSG Consulting Inc. (ABS Consulting) is part of ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ABS (, one of the world’s leading marine and offshore classification societies. The subsidiary was recently named one of America’s Best Consulting Firms of 2022 by Forbes. With over 50 years of risk management and safety experience, ABS Consulting provides data-driven risk and reliability solutions and technical services that help clients confirm the integrity, quality and efficiency of critical assets and operations. Headquartered in Spring, Texas, ABS Consulting operates with more than 1,000 professionals across the globe serving the marine and offshore, oil, gas and chemical, government, power and energy and industrial sectors.

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