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2nd Annual Utility Cyber Security

Stabilizing Network Security by Maximizing Physical Security and Overcoming Aging Infrastructure While Adhering to Industry Standards

14-16 Jan 2014
Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center - Atlanta, GA, United States of America

Conference Workshop

Evaluating the Impacts of NERC CIP Version 5 Standards and Preparing for Upcoming Compliance Requirements

Conference Workshop

Surpassing Physical Security Needs to Safeguard Critical Infrastructure Assests

Why You Should Attend

2nd Annual Utility Cyber Security

The 2nd Annual Utility Cyber Security Conference addresses crucial elements to secure the power grid including physical security, employee awareness training, information sharing platforms, protection against phishing attacks, defense and depth strategies and more!

This conference will include a robust roster of senior-level speakers from electric utilities in the Information Technology, Cyber Security and Grid Security realm. Case studies from leading utility cyber security experts will be featured at the conference over a two-and-a-half day period of peer-to-peer presentations, workshops and interactive discussions. A Q&A portion will follow each session, allowing attendees to ask relevant questions on the subject matter.

Join your peers in stabilizing network security by maximizing physical security and overcoming aging infrastructure while adhering to industry standards!

Key Topics

  • Address the need for increased information sharing of critical infrastructure threats between utilities and the government agencies
  • Spearhead smart business practices to ensure security efforts are not overshadowed by compliance needs
  • Overcome workforce obstacles through revolutionary training methods and strategic workforce planning
  • Offer multiple methods and strategies to merge cyber security and physical security efforts
  • Strategize defense and depth tactics and recognize appropriate solutions to enhance network protection
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Xcel Energy
    Duke Energy
    Austin Energy
    Southwest Power Pool
    NV Energy
    Kansas City Power & Light
    Seattle City Light
    Westar Energy
    South Mississippi Electric Power Association
    Vectren Corporation

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    Practical Insights From

    Richard Dewey
    SVP & Chief Information Officer

    Cam Henderson
    VP, Information Technology, Chief Information Officer
    Portland General Electric

    Steve J. Knaebel
    Director, Enterprise Technology Risk Management
    Pacific Gas and Electric

    Mike Phillips, CISM
    Director, Corporate Information Security
    CenterPoint Energy

    Darren Myers
    Managing Director, Enterprise Protective Services
    Duke Energy

    Jason Christopher
    Tech Lead, Cyber Security & Risk Management

    Vern Gebhart
    VP, Business Infrastructure & Technology
    Alliant Energy

    Michael Shanko
    Director, Business Technology Solutions
    Consumers Energy

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • “The Utility Cyber Security Conference & workshop provided solid and relevant information that can be applied to any organizations requiring security & compliance procedures.” – SaskPower
    • “Great environment & speakers. I thoroughly enjoyed the conference.” – Essential Power
    • “Great content, education and networking opportunity.” – KCP&L
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    Event Contact

    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Michelle Thomas

    The NBC Tower
    455 N CityFront Plaza Drive
    Chicago, IL

    Fax: 312 894 6304