CLEVELAND — Eaton developed its first-ever global forum to advance cybersecurity for a more connected world. The Cybersecurity Perspectives conference goes live on Oct. 26 with keynote sessions, and the entire program will be available on-demand.

Inside of the next five years, 41.6 billion connected devices will be generating 79.4 zettabytes of data that need to be maintained and processed, according to the International Data Corp. (IDC).

“We can do much more to create positive change and help ensure our lives are not impacted by cyber breaches and attacks,” said Michael Regelski, senior vice president of research and development for Intelligent Power Management Solutions and chief technology officer of the electrical sector at Eaton. “In this breakthrough global forum, we are bringing together Eaton experts, partners, and customers from around the world to discuss hard-won lessons, best practices and industry standards to support a more secure tomorrow.” 

The Cybersecurity Perspectives educational sessions include:

  • Keynote insights from Eaton leaders — Regelski will present the three key actions to advance cybersecurity, and Aravind Yarlagadda, chief digital officer, will present the intersection of digitalization and cybersecurity.
  • Expert-led panel discussions —Experts from Eaton, Microsoft, Payatu, and Synopsys will discuss security trends and the strategies attendees can implement to manage risk.
  • Industry leaders weigh in on global standards — Experts from the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), International Society of Automation (ISA), Global Cybersecurity Alliance, UL, and Eaton will offer insight.
  • How-to education — Training sessions on key technical aspects of cybersecurity.