Smart Grid Data & Cyber Security

Tuesday, 22 January 2013 9:30am - 12:30pm EDT / Streamed Panel Discussion: 7:00am - 9:00am PDT / 10:00am - 12:00pm EDT / 16:00 - 18:00 (Paris-Frankfurt)

Meeting in New York

 

 

Event Announcement

 

President Obama’s recent editorial piece in the Wall Street Journal didn’t make light of the role secure network connections and infrastructure play in both the national economy and national security. “So far, no one has managed to seriously damage or disrupt our critical infrastructure networks. But foreign governments, criminal syndicates and lone individuals are probing our financial, energy and public safety systems every day.” The Federal government is taking on the challenge of cyber security seriously with the Cybersecurity Act of 2012- written to “enhance the security and resiliency” of both public and private cyber and communications infrastructure.

 

               

In the power industry, where internet connections are implemented to create an intelligent grid, cyber security is a vital consideration on several fronts - from system reliability and grid management to end-user and identity protection. Utilities have already experienced customer push back from citizens worried about their personal privacy- one Texas resident went so far as to pull a gun on a utility worker trying to install a smart meter on her home. Should companies be allowed to know if someone has their computer or air conditioning on at home? Should anyone outside the home? On a larger scale, system management has also been on the minds of grid operators.

               

Protecting critical infrastructure such as public utilities and personal privacy will continue to be a hot topic in grid system operations. This AGRION roundtable will look at recent regulations and legal provisions intended to bolster grid security. It will also address new technologies and systems in place meant to enhance grid security and maintain reliability while allowing the smart grid to become more efficient without becoming overly invasive. What are the strongest countermeasures found for grid security? Is the market adequately prepared for an increase in security measures? What security measures are proven to be the most effective? Who are the market leaders in security infrastructure development? Can federal government security provisions be transferred or proportionally applied to private sector business? What sorts of data and how much data are appropriate for a company to gather? What safeguard need to be put in place for customer security without compromising grid security or reliability?

 

 

Attendees list
48 people will attend this meeting, among them
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IPKeys
Principle Engineer
Sourcing-Direct
Managing Director
The Keystone Center
Senior Associate
Green Apple Energy USA
New Business Development Manager
DCT Associates
President/Principal Analyst
ADP
Responsable optimisation énergétique
IDC Energy Insights
Sr Research Analyst
IBM
External Relations
Syracuse University
professor
GDF Suez
Consultant interne
Helikon.net
Managing Director
NYPA
Counsel, Regulatory and Legislative Affairs
MISO
Board Member
ZURICH INSURANCE GROUP
PRESIDENT, ZURICH ENERGY
PwC
Associate
UVSQ
Professeur
NYS Dept of Public Service
Cyber Security Specialist
TRC Engineers
Sr. Communications Engineer
UC Berkeley Extension
Instructor
DUBAI ELECTRICITY AND WATER
ASSISTANT MANAGER - TELECOM MEDIA
eMeter, A Siemens Business
CTO Smart Grid Software
SJF Ventures
Managing Director
AGL Resources Inc
Managing Director Mid-Atlantic Regulatory Affairs
The Cost-Benefit Group, LLC
Executive Managing Director
Imperial Capital LLC
Managing Director
IEEE Spectrum
senior editor
Bernard, Nickels and Associa
Partner
GSA
Contract Specialist
UL LLC
Principal Engineer
PriceWaterhouseCoopers
Director, National Security Practice
FISMA Services
CEO
North American Access Techno
Chief Technology Officer
Newton-Evans Research Compan
President
UVSQ
Professeur
OSIsoft
cyber security manager
iSecure LLC
President
New England Clean Energy Cou
Segment Development Manager
Microsoft
responsable marketing
PwC
Principle
Columbia Business School
Renewable Development / Project Finance
SgurrEnergy
NSMG-Net Network Manager
Duke Energy
NERC CIP Enterprise SME
N Y State Public Service Com
Chief - Utility Security
Sustainable IQ
President
SAIC
Chief Cybersecurity Technologist
Demansys Energy
CTO
AHRC eWorks
Business Development
Accenture
Managing Director
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Speakers
Brian Harrell
Noth American Electric Reliabiliy Corporation
Associate Director, CIP Programs
Josh Sandler
Duke Energy
NERC CIP Enterprise SME
Andy Bochman
IBM
WW Energy Security Lead
Brett Kilbourne
Utilities Telecom Council
VP of Government and Industry Affairs and Deputy General Counsel
Michael Ahern
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Director