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ACI’s 4th Next Generation Cyber Security for Utilities : Dates & Location Announced

ACI’s 4th Next Generation Cyber Security for Utilities will take place on 17th & 18th June in Washington, DC!

Nowadays, new and comprehensive approach to cyber security for utilities is more important than ever. This is not only due to external threats becoming more sophisticated and gaining better resources but also because of the increasing number of internal risks. For all these reasons, cyber security professionals must continue to adapt and seek innovative solutions to develop new methods of defense and response to ensure the uninterrupted production of power.

To address these and other important issues within the industry ACI will be hosting the 4th Next Generation Cyber Security for Utilities Conference on 17th & 18th June in Washington DC.

The two day event will not only give the participants an insight on the current challenges and opportunities the industry but will also provide updates and future forecasts on the latest industry’s technology trends.

Join us in Washington for two days of exchanging perspectives, learning and excellent networking opportunities with your peers. You will benefit from numerous interactive sessions, presentations, including case studies from key players of each segment bringing forward their experience, and insightful panel discussions to get the best out of the event.

Key Topics Include
Market Outlook for Electric Utility Cybersecurity
Ability to Invest in Cyber Security Across the Grid
Information Sharing Programs between Utilities and Government
Operating in Shared Environments
Exploring the Intersections between Business Continuity, Emergency Response and Cybersecurity Incident Response
External Threats and Effective Responses on Cyber Attacks
Exploring the Intersections of Cyber and Physical Security Incident Response
Strategies for Developing the OT Cyber Security Profession
Integrity Control and Systems Engineering to Insure Reliability and Security of the Grid
Security Event Monitoring for Utilities
Best Risk Mitigation Strategies as Prevention Method

Early Confirmed Speakers

Michael Kelly, Energy Research Analyst, Navigant Research
Suedeen Kelly, Former Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Jim Linn, Chief Information Officer, American Gas Association
Michael Harris, Chief Information Officer, Clark Public Utilities
Charles Salas, Manager of Industrial Cyber Security, Exelon
Juan Lopez Jr, Cyber-Physical R&D Manager, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Phyllis Lee, Senior Director of Controls, Center for Internet Security
Paul Feldman, Chief Information Security Officer, Protect Our Power
Spencer Wilcox, Executive Director of Technology and Security, PNM Resources
David Lathrop, Manager – Security Technical Services, Avangrid

For information or registration please contact : Angeliki Oikonomou on + 44 (0)203 141 0610

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