Roman Arutyunov

Co-Founder / SVP of Products

Xage Security

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Identity Crisis: Solving the Access Management Challenge in OT and ICS

Global technology and workforce trends have pushed Identity & Access Management and Asset Protection to the top of industrial cybersecurity priorities. Meanwhile, growth in assets and connectivity has greatly expanded the attack surface, which organizations struggle to protect effectively. Operational Technology (OT) leaders increasingly leverage third party contractors and vendors, requiring secure, controlled local or remote access. IT-centric technologies not built for OT can HARM your security posture. Join to hear our expert with decades of OT/ICS security experience discuss: -Hidden challenges in managing identity, credentials, and access in ICS/OT -How to improve user experience and security by orchestrating identity across OT, IT, and Cloud -How to achieve compliance with the Saudi National Cybersecurity Authority’s Operational Technology Cybersecurity Controls (NCA OTCC-1:2022)


Roman Arutyunov is the Co-Founder and Senior Vice President of Products at Xage. Roman leads the product vision and go-to-market with experience in security, networking, and industrial applications. Prior to Xage, Roman spent 15 years in Vice President of Product and Engineering roles at ABB, Tropos Networks, and Mimosa Networks solving networking, security, and data analytics challenges for industrial and commercial enterprises enabling millions of IoT devices in production today. Earlier in his career, Roman worked on the first generation of Content Distribution Networks (CDN) and Proxy Servers at Blue Coat Systems (Symantec). Roman holds a Bachelor’s in Applied Mathematics with an emphasis in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from Columbia University.