ISA - 99 / IEC - 62443 Standards
Industrial Automation and Control System (IACS) Security
Date: Saturday, 30th July 2016
Time: 03:00 - 05:00PM
Venue: Woodlands Hotel, Bangalore
Presenters: Vijayamurugan Pushpanathan, Schneider Electric
Mayur Mehta, PwC India

ISA Standards help automation professionals streamline processes and improve industry safety, efficiency, and profitability. Over 150 standards reflect the expertise from over 4,000 industry experts around the world. Since 1949, ISA has been recognized as the expert source for automation and control systems consensus industry standards.

ISAB-Events is glad to launch a fresh initiative to introduce the standards to its patrons and popularize them with the users, consultants and the policy builders. We made a beginning last year in the annual event FoodSafe 2016 and are now glad to take this effort forward.


Industrial Control System are the most common targets for Hackers these days and the attacks are on the rise. Adaptation of IT technologies especially Industrial Ethernet and Connectivity are making ICS more accessible which leads to increased number of cyber-attacks. ISA's answer to ICS Security is ISA-99 Standard, which was later transformed into IEC 62443 with minor changes. This talk covers the present scenario of Industrial Control System Cyber Security, ISA 99 Standards walk-through and it's benefits.

Vijayamurugan Pushpanathan is Technical Expert and Cyber Security Lab Manager from Schneider Electric. Vijay has more than a decade of experience in Operations Technology (OT) Security and Industrial Ethernet. He practices Pen Testing of Critical Infrastructure Products and Solutions. He is a Senior member of ISA and a contributor of ISA Standards Work-group of Bangalore chapter. He holds GICSP (Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional), GPEN (GIAC Penetration Tester) and GMOB (GIAC Mobile Security Analyst) Certifications from GIAC. He is a Poduim Finisher of SANS ICS Cyber Security Challenge 2015.

Mayur Mehta is a Manager in the PwC Advisory – Cyber Security Services. Mayur comes with over 8.7 years of experience in ICS/SCADA domain and expert in vulnerability assessment on ICS products, Interoperability and FAT test. He has built a thorough knowledge on security aspects of software, ICS products, ICS communication protocols. Mayur is well placed to assess ICS (SCADA)Security, Vendor assessment for SDL. He is member of ISA99 standards committee and ISA99/IEC 62443 (Bangalore chapter). Mayur Mehta is GICSP (Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional) from GIAC.