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Durgesh Kalya

Durgesh Kalya is an Operational Technology (OT) Security Expert at Covestro LLC, the Director of Safety and Security at ISA, and co-founder of IoTSF Houston Chapter. He is a highly skilled and knowledgeable professional with over 18 years of experience in the manufacturing, engineering design, and IT industries. Durgesh is a passionate advocate for OT security and has made significant contributions to the ICS4ICS Framework and IoTSF Houston Chapter, two organizations dedicated to improving the incident management and security of industrial control systems (ICS) and the Internet of Things (IoT), respectively.

Durgesh's work at Covestro LLC involves developing and implementing OT security solutions for the company's process control automation systems. He is also responsible for leading a team of OT security engineers and technicians. At IoTSF Houston, Durgesh is responsible for developing and delivering programs to promote IoT security and frameworks. He is also a mentor at Upnotch, a platform that connects mentors with mentees in the tech industry.

Durgesh's expertise in OT and IoT security is highly sought-after, and he is a regular speaker at conferences and events on these topics. He is also a member of the ICS4ICS Incident Response Working Group and the ICS4ICS Security Awareness Working Group.

Durgesh's passion for OT and IoT security is evident in his work at Covestro LLC, IoTSF Houston, and Upnotch. He is committed to helping organizations protect their critical infrastructure and data from cyber threats.

Durgesh's work as a mentor at Upnotch is another example of his commitment to helping others succeed.

Overall, Durgesh Kalya is a highly respected OT and IoT security professional, making a significant impact on the industry. His work is helping to make the world a safer place for businesses and individuals.

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