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SCADA Security

The critical importance of security requirements in design of SCADA systems in the Oil & Gas sector was stressed by Shri Nandkumar Saravade, CEO, Data Security Council of India (DSCI), while inaugurating a workshop on SCADA Security on August 13, 2015 at New Delhi. The workshop was organized by the Petroleum Federation of India in knowledge partnership with DSCI.

While welcoming earlier, Shri A.K. Arora, Director General, PetroFed expressed the need to sensitize the hydrocarbon industry on SCADA security challenges.

The programme witnessed 14 presentations by domain experts in three sessions focusing on SCADA Fundamentals, Implementation & Operation; Instrumentation Security, and Advanced SCADA Security. The sessions were chaired by Shri N.K. Barat, Former GM (E&T) & Head SCADA, ONGC; Ms. R. Priyamvada, GM (Instrumentation), EIL and Mr. Rajiv Chawla, ED (IS), IndianOil.

The sessions attracted intense participation.

Shri A.K. Arora, DG, PetroFed welcoming Shri Nandkumar Saravade, CEO, DSCI with a bouquet of flowers.
Shri Nandkumar Saravade delivering Inaugural Address.
Session Chairman Shri N.K. Barat, Former GM (E&T), & Head SCADA ONGC delivering opening remarks during session I on SCADA Fundamentals, Implementation & Operation. Speakers seated (L-R) Shri Abhishek Bansal, Principal Consultant, DSCI; Shri R.K. Malhotra, DGM (E&T), ONGC; Dr. Rahul Rastogi, AGM (ITS), EIL; Shri Amol Bhat Director, PwC; Shri Sidharth Mutreja, Senior Pre-Sales Consultant, McAfee and Shri Raghul Aggarwal, Director PwC.
A section of the Participants.
Shri S.S. Ramgarhia, Director (Policy & Planning) presenting a memento to Shri N.K. Barat.
Session Chairman Ms. R. Priyamvada, GM (Instrumentation), EIL delivering her opening remarks during session II on Instrumentation Security. Speakers (L-R) Shri Vijayamurugan P., Schneider Electric; Shri P S R K V Prasad, Senior DGM, ECIL and Shri Rameshwar Lal, DGM (IS), IOCL.
Shri Rudrajit Roy, Senior Consultant, Honeywell raising a query during Q&A.
Ms. R. Priyamvada presenting a memento to Shri Rameshwar Lal.
Shri S.S. Ramgarhia presenting a memento to Ms. R. Priyamvada.
Session Chairman Shri Rajiv Chawla, ED (IS), IOCL delivering his opening remarks during Session III on Advanced SCADA Security. Speakers (L-R) Shri Paritosh Tripathi, Principal Consultant, PwC; Shri Vikash Tiwari, Senior Security Consultant, NII Consulting; Shri Vinayak Godse, Senior Director, Data Protection, DSCI; Shri Rajesh Kalluri, C-DAC, Bengaluru; Shri R.R. Roy, Senior Consultant, Honeywell.
Shri Rajiv Chawla presenting a memento to Shri Vinayak Godse.
Shri Vinayak Godse proposing a Vote of Thanks.