On-Demand Webinar:

Oil & Gas Technology

Date: June 4, 2014
Time: 2 PM EDT (11 AM PDT / 8:30 PM CEST)
Duration: 1 hour


To facilitate the exchange of information from anywhere in the world - necessary for optimal operating and business decisions - OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) ensures interoperability between software-based applications and hardware appliances regardless of vendor. OPC UA's adoption of today's widespread IT principles and techniques also promises the secure transmission of data over public domains to protect authenticity, integrity, and confidentiality. This presentation will cover the following topics: security objectives and site security requirements; OPC UA security architecture and operation; and threat mitigation. Attendees will acquire a greater knowledge of OPC UA standards and discover how this technology can be leveraged for more secure client-server communications.

Key Takeaways

  • Understand security objectives applicable to industrial control systems
  • Identify threats that may compromise site security
  • Define a "defense-in-depth" strategy
  • Understand the OPC UA security architecture
  • Learn how OPC UA can help mitigate security threats


Aron Semle, Product Manager, Kepware Technologies

Aron Semle is a former Software Engineer now Product Manager at Kepware Technologies. He's passionate about using new technology to solve modern day problems in data collection, and about growing a world-class software company in Portland, Maine.

Aron has a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Maine, Orono.

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