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Mark Baggett, Mission Secure

Mark Baggett, Mission Secure

With 30 years of experience, Mark Baggett is an industry veteran and industrial control systems (ICS) expert. His expertise stems from the energy sector where Mark has designed, engineered, and implemented control systems for the industry’s most prominent players, including BP, Total, Shell, Exxon, and ConocoPhillips. Mark’s experience spans the globe with projects across Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America. As VP of ICS at Mission Secure, Mark leverages his expertise to help operations assess current systems, providing guidance and recommendations to mitigate cyber risks and implement a secure cyber architecture. Mark’s managed cybersecurity projects for oil rigs, refineries, pipelines, manufacturing plants, and chemical facilities.

Routinely invited to speak on operational technology (OT) cybersecurity, Mark recently presented in and co-chaired the cybersecurity session at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ 2020 Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety. Previous engagements include the American Petroleum Institute’s Annual Cybersecurity Conference for the Oil & Natural Gas Industry, a U.S. Homeland Security/FBI joint taskforce meeting, and the fall U.S. ICS Joint Working Group (ICSJWG), among others. Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education and frequently teaches control system training courses at San Jacinto College located in Pasadena and Houston, Texas.

Recent Posts:

Jump-Start the Cyber Insurance Market to Drive Better OT Security

Experts have been predicting for decades that the insurance industry would eventually help drive bet...
Mark Baggett, Mission Secure Jan 5, 2021 5:30:00 AM

Cybersecurity and Safety: Increasing Risks and Escalating Impacts

For the general public, cyberattacks causing catastrophic damage and loss of life are still thought ...
Mark Baggett, Mission Secure Oct 2, 2020 5:00:00 AM

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