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There is a large effort to quickly bring SBOM to the OT industry. Then What? (Physical Live)

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Andrew Kling
Schneider Electric, Product Security Officer

Over his thirty-plus year career, Andy has spearheaded world-class security development initiatives and provided Next Generation solutions as a Senior Architect in the Process Automation industry.
An industry-recognized authority on Cybersecurity, Andy currently serves as the Industry Automation Product Security Officer for a multi-billion dollar energy management and Fortune Global 500 company, where he acts as the Industrial Automation Product Security Officer, architects and drives next-generation ICS solutions, delivers and executes the cybersecurity roadmap, and manages strategic partnerships with multiple global corporations.

His expansive knowledge has attracted audiences with multiple high-level government security agencies worldwide. He has provided security briefings to the White House National Security Council and other government agencies. Holder of multiple patents and sought-after speaker on Process Automation and Cybersecurity, Andy has remained on the forefront of his field, with the level of expertise to see and impact big picture challenges in both world-class corporate and government sectors. He holds a Master’s Degree in Software Engineering—Artificial Intelligence.


There is a large effort to quickly bring SBOM to the OT industry. Then what? I get impact analysis will in part be faster. But what about provenance? What happens if a US company discovers there is a SW component from China? Or the Chinese discover the component they  thought was from Hong Kong is actually from Japan? The geopolitical implications can be significant. How is the drive towards regionalism and away from globalism going to affect our industry?