TMCNet:  Verizon Smart Grid Security Expert to Participate in GridComms Panel on Oct. 22

[October 19, 2012]

Verizon Smart Grid Security Expert to Participate in GridComms Panel on Oct. 22

LONDON, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Ernie Hayden, managing principal-energy security for Verizon, will join industry and international smart grid security experts on a panel at GridComms on Monday (Oct. 22) in London. The panel - "Smart Grid Security" --- will explore the challenges and opportunities in securing the smart grid from cybersecurity attacks.


WHEN: Monday, Oct. 22 11:30 a.m. BST WHERE: GridComms Sheraton Park Lane Hotel London WHO: Ernie Hayden Managing Principal - Energy Security Verizon BACKGROUND: Hayden will appear on a panel at GridComms, a global smart grid event focused on smart grid communications infrastructure. Hayden has extensive experience in the power utility industry as well as in critical infrastructure protection, information security and cybercrime. He is a frequent author of blogs, opinion pieces and white papers that have appeared in industry publications.

Featuring topics ranging from deploying and securing advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) to building smart cities, the show is aimed at bringing communications professionals together to discuss innovation, application and management of smart grid networks.

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