aeSolutions’ Greg Villano to Speak on Maritime Cybersecurity Issues at Port of the Future Conference

Greenville, SC – March 15, 2021 – 2021 Port of the Future Virtual Conference -- aeCyberSolutions, the Industrial Cybersecurity division of aeSolutions, today announced that Senior Principal Specialist Greg Villano will be joining a panel of experts for a discussion on specialized maritime cybersecurity issues revolving around industry operations, regulations, education, and real-world case studies at the upcoming Port of the Future Conference, taking place March 15-18, 2021.

The 2021 Port of the Future Conference will be addressing the pressing and current issues that are facing maritime ports of entry, regulators, and associated industries. The conference will be offering the opportunity to examine an expanding and evolving vision of future Ports of Entry to corporate leaders, trade and logistics professionals, government officials, and leading researchers.

“I’m looking forward to sharing my real-world experiences addressing cybersecurity challenges in IT/OT systems onboard vessels and at maritime ports and terminals” says Greg Villano. “The good news is that, with a good process, addressing the US Coast Guard and IMO guidance for maritime cybersecurity is not that difficult as they are based on establish best practices and standards for IT and OT cybersecurity such as those published by NIST, ISA and IEC.”

WHAT: Panel: Issues in Maritime Cybersecurity

WHEN: Wednesday, March 17th,9:05 am CT

WHO: Greg Villano, Senior Principal Specialist, Industrial Cybersecurity, aeCyberSolutions

WHERE: 2021 Port of the Future Virtual Conference


About aeCyberSolutions™

aeCyberSolutions, the Industrial Cybersecurity division of aeSolutions, exclusively provides industrial cybersecurity services including risk assessments, program development, implementation, support, and training to clients in oil and gas, chemicals, maritime, water, industrial gases, and other process industries. A leader in the intersection of cybersecurity and process safety, aeCyberSolutions helps clients identify and address cybersecurity risks in a manner that is consistent with the engineering methods already in place for process safety risk management.  They do so by leveraging existing information and practices while presenting a single, consistent expression of risk to senior management. The aeCyberSolutions team is exclusively staffed with personnel who have strong industrial automation backgrounds and general IT and IT security backgrounds and credentials.  This combination of IT and Operational Technology (OT) expertise is essential for working in the field of industrial cybersecurity. aeCyberSolutions is based in Greenville, SC. For more information, visit or follow @aesolns.

Kari Walker for aeCyberSolutions