Cris DeWitt

Managing Director
Cyber Mariner

Cris DeWitt is the Managing Director of Cyber Mariner. In this role, he has primarily focused on cyber security assessments and remediations for high consequence maritime assets with complex automation systems, such as ultra-deep-water drilling rigs, ferries, containerships, tankers, and LNG vessels.

He is credentialed as a CISSP, a CMMC Registered Practitioner, and a GICSP. Mr. DeWitt is a Senior Fellow of the Information Systems Security Association and serves on the Texas A&M Rellis Advisory Board, the International Association of Drilling Contractors Cybersecurity Committee and is a member of the Houston Infragard Chapter.

Cris attended the University of Texas at Ausitn and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management (opencourseware)

Sessions

CYBERSECURITY IN PORTS AND TERMINALS: PREPARING FOR THE THREAT OF A CYBER-ATTACK
Friday 21st May 2021, 3.30PM-4.45PM BST
As Ports and Terminals increase their adoption of integrated technologies and digitalisation to remain competitive, their vulnerability to the threat of a cyber breach also becomes greater. This session will explain the key risks to ports and terminals and the measures you can take to ensure you are resilient against the threat of cyber-attack.

• Understanding how a cyber-attack can affect and disrupt operations at ports and terminals.
• Identifying the specific cyber threats posing risks to ports and terminals.
• What steps can you take to prevent a cyber-attack in your terminal?
• How the policy surrounding Cybersecurity implementation can help the industry.
• Lessons from other industries.