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.
The International Society of Automation is a non-profit professional association founded in 1945 to create a better world through automation. ISA advances technical competence by connecting the automation community to achieve operational excellence. The organization develops widely-used global standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; hosts conferences and exhibits; and provides networking and career development programs for its 40,000 members and 400,000 customers around the world.