Industrial Cybersecurity: Expecting the Unexpected

An Atos Thought-Leaders Roundtable

April 28, 2021

Industrial Cybersecurity: Expecting the Unexpected

Industrial Cybersecurity Roundtable
Wednesday, 28 April 2021
16:00 – 17:30 CET | 10:00 – 11:30 AM EST

Analysts predict that over 33 billion records will be stolen by cybercriminals in 2023 alone.

Moving to the cloud. Expansion of connected objects. Quantum computing. Lightning-fast digital transformation.

Not only do these change the way we do business: they also create a rapidly expanding attack surface for cybercrime. The threat landscape is quickly evolving with new, more sophisticated attacks all the time.

In this roundtable, we’ll exchange ideas and the latest information from industry experts to explore best practices to prepare for – and respond to – the unexpected.

Peer-to-Peer Collaboration

Where do the leaders of industry go for ideas and perspectives?

For many, the most valuable insight comes from conversation with industry peers.

The Atos Thought-Leaders Roundtable Series creates the opportunity to share experience, ideas and challenges with other manufacturing leaders, in a casual virtual setting. We limit our audiences to 6-8 executive-level guests, plus select experts from Atos, industry analysts and global partners for an eye on the future.

No sales hype – just an opportunity to learn from and collaborate with your peers.


16:00 – Welcome

  • Mike Smart, Analyst, Nelson Hall
  • Philipp Hobler, Field CTO and Cybersecurity Specialist, Dell
  • Vieri Tenuta, Senior Cybersecurity Expert, Atos

16:15 – Collaboration

  • How do you prepare for cyber-attack infiltrations into the business, and what measures ensure protection?
  • How can we secure the factory floor with its growing IT and OT attack surface?
  • As more products (like cars and consumer goods) become autonomous, how do we ensure these technologies are secure?
  • How do you choose the right technologies to defend against intelligent hackers?
  • When attack occurs, what are the best protocols for recovery and assurance?

Featured Experts

Mike Smart
Nelson Hall

Philipp Hobler
Field CTO

Vieri Tenuta
Sr. Cybersecurity Expert

Request a Seat *

* This virtual event brings together Chief Digital Officers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Technology Officers, and Chief Security Officers to discuss the challenges of cybersecurity.

To ensure a quality experience for our participants, this event is open only to senior executives within Atos client companies. All requests will be verified.

Your Hosts

Mike Smart,
Nelson Hall Analyst

Mike is a Senior Analyst and Operations Officer at NelsonHall. His main research focus is on digital transformation technologies, including RPA, blockchain, IoT, artificial intelligence, cognitive, and machine learning.

He is a also member of the global IT Services research team with shared responsibility for IT Services research with Dominique Raviart, David McIntire, and John Laherty. In addition, Mike has specialist knowledge in Managed Security Services (MSS), having delivered several major global MSS projects for NelsonHall.

His current project is RPA & AI Technology Evaluation: Moving to Cognitive Automation.

Highly regarded for his analytical talents, Mike leads data modeling and analytics initiatives in support of NelsonHall’s ITS and BPS market forecasts and market surveys. He was responsible for transforming NelsonHall’s extensive global market forecast engine, including the introduction of NelsonHall’s unique interactive Self-Forecasting Tool. Mike also tracks and regularly reports on developments within IT infrastructure services firms.

As Operations Officer, Mike is responsible for day-to-day operations, including overseeing the development of NelsonHall’s IT systems and processes.

Philipp Hobler,
Field CTO and Cybersecurity Specialist, Dell

Starting 1998 in the IT industry Philipp took on different jobs over the course of his career ranging from Sales, Delivery, Consulting, Presales, Escalation, Project Management and Presales Country Management.

This gave Philipp a deep insight into the intricacies of IT and a very good understanding on how to successfully structure and architect complex solutions to make them more simple and easy for customers to comprehend.

Starting 2017, Philipp joined the Global Technology Office at Dell Technologies as EMEA Field CTO finding his true passion.

In this role Philipp specialized on the rising threat of recent Ransom- and Malware attacks helping organizations achieve high levels of Cyber Resiliency.

Vieri Tenuta,
Senior Cybersecurity Expert, Atos

Vieri Tenuta is an experienced cybersecurity expert, technology strategist, and systems engineer.

As a Global Offerings Manager with Atos, his focus is on developing holistic and secure IoT and OT systems offerings that utilize Atos Cybersecurity products and partnerships on an international scale. In addition to his job functions, Vieri works with school districts and youth organizations to provide STEAM educational opportunities through student advocacy, volunteerism, and community building.