HOUSTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PAS, a leading provider of automation software for process safety, cyber security, and asset reliability to the power and processing industries worldwide, today announced that FBI Special Agent Angela Haun will present at PAS' Technology Conference in Houston, May 19-21, 2014. Agent Haun will discuss InfraGard, a partnership between the FBI and the private sector. InfraGard is a non-profit association representing businesses, academic institutions, and state and local law enforcement agencies dedicated to sharing information and intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the U.S.
"We are pleased to provide a forum for the FBI to discuss InfraGard's initiatives on cyber security protection for the industrial infrastructure," said Eddie Habibi, Founder and CEO of PAS. "Cyber security is a major concern in the industrial sector, and we have tailored our conference accordingly to deliver value for our conference participants."
The US Government has recognized cyber security is a growing threat to industrial control systems, which are integral to operating America's critical infrastructure. Best practices for combating cyber threats will be examined through case studies at the PAS conference.
To register for the conference or for additional information visit www.pas.com/ptc.
PAS is a leading provider of automation software for the energy, process, and power industries. PAS' solutions include industrial control system cyber security, automation asset management, alarm management, high performance HMI, boundary management, and control loop performance optimization. PAS' solutions are installed in over 1,000 facilities worldwide with more than 30,000 users. For more information, visit www.pas.com.