Sponsors 2019

Gold Sponsors

Ansaldo Energia Group is a leading international player in the power generation industry, to which it brings an integrated model embracing turnkey plants, components (gas turbines, steam turbines, generators and microturbines), servicing and work in the nuclear energy sector.

Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected. Cisco’s mission statement is to shape the future of the Internet, by creating unprecedent value and opportunity for our customers, employees, investors and ecosystem partner.

 Darktrace is the world’s leading cyber AI company and the creator of Autonomous Response technology. Its self-learning AI is modeled on the human immune system and used by over 3,000 organizations to protect against threats to the cloud, email, IoT, networks and industrial systems.
The company has over 900 employees and headquarters in San Francisco and Cambridge, UK. Every 3 seconds, Darktrace AI fights back against a cyber-threat, preventing it from causing damage.

Il Gruppo opera in oltre 30 Paesi di 4 continenti con una capacità installata netta di oltre 89 GW. Le società di distribuzione trasportano energia elettrica grazie a una rete di circa 1,9 milioni di chilometri complessivi. Le aziende del Gruppo operanti nel mercato dell’energia elettrica e del gas servono inoltre 61 milioni di utenze nel mondo.

Kaspersky Lab is a global cybersecurity company, which has been operating in the market for over 21 years. Kaspersky Lab’s deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into next generation security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe.

La Divisione Sistemi per la Sicurezza e le Informazioni di Leonardo è uno dei maggiori operatori nella realizzazione di soluzioni per la sicurezza e la resilienza del territorio, la protezione delle infrastrutture critiche, dei Trasporti e dei Grandi Eventi, la gestione delle emergenze, il controllo del traffico aereo e marittimo, la sicurezza informatica e la protezione dei dati, nonché di sistemi per l’automazione nei settori della logistica e dei trasporti.

Terna is a large energy transmission system operator, top in Europe and among the global leaders, managing more than 72,000 km of lines in Italy. Over 4.000 professionals serve the country and the European electricity union, to guarantee the efficiency and security of the grid and transmit energy every day: a critical infrastructure for the development and growth of Italy.

Supporter Sponsors

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader with a comprehensive offering for digital industries. With a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB is today a leader in digital industries with four customer-focused, globally leading businesses: Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion, and Robotics & Discrete Automation, supported by its common ABB Ability in digital platform. ABB’s market leading Power Grids business will be divested to Hitachi in 2020. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

Costa Cruises is an Italian company that is part of Carnival Corporation & plc, the largest cruise group in the world. For over 70 years the ships of the Costa fleet have been travelling the world’s seas offering hospitality and authentic Italian style holidays, distinguished by exquisite food, fine wines, unique shopping experiences, and a comprehensive selection of famous Italian brands. Currently the Costa fleet has 15 ships in service, all flying the Italian flag. Two new latest generation vessels are expected in 2019 and 2021. They will be fuelled by liquefied natural gas (LNG), the world’s “cleanest fossil fuel”, and a real environmental innovation. Costa represents Italian excellence, and every day surpasses the expectations of its guests with a unique and unforgettable holiday experience. It does this thanks to the approximately 19,000 employees around the world who work to provide the best of Italy on board, with 140 different routes, 250 destinations and 60 ports of embarkation.

Founded in 2002, MAPS is an innovative SME operating in the digital transformation sector. With its headquarters in Parma, and employing 170 people, it produces and distributes software for analysing big data that allow client companies to manage and analyse large quantities of data and information, helping them to implement their own strategic decisions and operational processes and in the definition of new business models. MAPS operates through three business units (Large Enterprise, Healthcare Industry, Gzoom) and has a portfolio of over 180 highly loyal clients belonging to different sectors: Services, Healthcare, Industry and Public Administration.

Proofpoint is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies around the world stop targeted threats, safeguard their data, and make their users more resilient against cyber attacks. Leading organizations of all sizes, including more than half of the Fortune 1000, rely on Proofpoint to mitigate their most critical security and compliance risks across email, the cloud, social media, and the web. No one protects people, the data they create, and the digital channels they use more effectively than Proofpoint.

Technical Sponsors

CETENA S.p.A.– a study centre in the maritime field – was born in 1962 and it is a Fincantieri company with headquarters in Genova. CETENA supports its customers with a wide range of consultancy, activities on board, specific products, laboratory tests and training programmes in the maritime field for civil and naval sectors. CETENA is able to manage each of these activities thanks to a team of experts with specific competences, knowledge and experience. To maintain a direct link with shipyard activities (engineering and production), CETENA has different offices and test laboratories in strategic positions all over Italy (Trieste – Castellammare – Palermo). CETENA also develops collaborations with different research centres in Italy and Europe and it is involved in many research projects with University, Ministry and industrial companies.

Exein is a self-monitoring software meant for industrial SCADA and IoT firmware protection which operates from within the device without any external interaction. Exein is an edge computing machine learning driven firmware security solution. Exein goal is to secure currently running devices firmware and those which are not yet developed. Exein is the only firmware security SDK on the market, and the only payload that is chipset agnostic . Exein can work on Linux based firmware, RTOS based firmware, RTOS with no MMU firmware and bare-metal firmware most of the firmware security company are focused on linux based firmware . Exein Threat intelligence engine can push IoCs in popular SIEM thanks to his integrations API. Exein is successfully working closley with CISCO Italy to perform firmware security revamping for RTUs on a major Italian critical infrastructure.

Hitachi Rail STS is a world leading company within the railways business. The key products belong to the signalling technologies, mass transit transport systems and freight solutions.
The HQ is in Genoa (Italy), thanks to its 40 offices around the globe Hitachi Rail STS develops, produces, and installs advanced signalling technologies worldwide being also a leader of the turnkey products. The company, as part of the Hitachi Ltd family, put in use also the cutting-edge technologies designed and produced by the mother company. Thanks to its long history, it was founded in Genoa in 1853, STS develops its business along the Full Service Provider main concept. It means that the company offers to its clients and customers, traditional solutions as well as innovative ones, operating as well in the Operation and Maintenance field.

Obiectivo is an advisory company specialized in information security management. Through a unique mix of managerial and technical skills, it supports its customers to identify, address and control information security, customizing all this activities on the specific needs of the client. Today, Obiectivo is identified by the market as an information & cyber security boutique, which bases its activity on : Excellence in terms of services and solutions; Innovation in terms of approach to the topics; Tailored projects one to one designed.

RINA provides a wide range of services across the Energy, Marine, Certification, Transport & Infrastructure and Industry sectors. Multiple assets for a unique purpose: to build mutual trust with customers and to be recognized as the right choice in any step of a project lifecycle. With a turnover in 2017 of 437 million Euros, about 3,700 employees and 170 offices in 65 countries worldwide, RINA is a member of key international organizations and an important contributor to the development of new legislative standards.
The experience offered combined with a policy of continuous development and training of its human resources, mean RINA provides utmost professionalism and competence. Its strategic solutions have been proven across companies and communities to provide management of every step in the operational chain.

SEL invents, designs, and builds digital products and systems that protect power grids around the world. This technology prevents blackouts and enables customers to improve power system reliability and safety at a reduced cost. A 100 percent employee-owned company headquartered in Pullman, Washington, SEL has manufactured products in the United States since 1984 and serves customers worldwide in. 163 countries. Now more than ever, cybersecurity is recognized as a vital necessity for the protection of critical infrastructure. Preventing attacks before they happen takes a combination of knowledge, technology, and skill, but it also requires a security-aware culture. For over 30 years, we have emphasized the importance of security in integrated systems. When our first product released in 1984, we had the foresight to incorporate two levels of password protection as well as alarm contacts and signal access failures something no one else in the industry was doing at the time. Whether it’s regulatory compliance, securing power system assets, or protecting operational and information technology networks, SEL offers the security-focused, preventative solutions you need.

UBiqube deliver integrated automation through Orchestration Continuum. Their MSActivator ™ DevOps framework emulates an orchestration continuum over any entity, any vendor and any physical or virtual domain for an end-to-end automation workflow design and process management.

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