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Protecting America’s Electric Grid (ASIS)

September 26, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

AlertEnterprise VP of Security, Brian Harrell will be joining the panel discussion on Protecting America’s Electric Grid from Attack.

Tue. September 26| 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | C150 #5204

Securing the North American power grid is a top priority for both regulators and utilities. While the industry remains focused on grid resiliency, physical and cybersecurity threats remain that could affect generation, transmission, and distribution operations. Discuss whether NERC standards are inhibiting technological innovation and the potential for federal legislation. Consider the economic impact and interdependency of a significant outage, which can lead to utility reputational risk, and review best practices for response and recovery after a major security breach.


Session Number: 5204

Priority Subject Matter: Critical Infrastructure, Cyber Security, Physical Security

Event Structure: Panel Discussion

Learning Objectives: Find out what industry is doing today to better protect the U.S. electric infrastructure.; Identify the threats facing substations, generating plants, and energy control centers.; Examine effective ways that senior security professionals can manage reputational risk.


September 26, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Kay Bailey Convention Center
650 S Griffin St
Dallas, TX 75202 United States
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