TMCNet:  Network With Enel, E.ON, Vattenfall, Iberdrola and More | European Smart Grid Cyber and SCADA Security, 11-12 March 2013, London, UK

[February 26, 2013]

Network With Enel, E.ON, Vattenfall, Iberdrola and More | European Smart Grid Cyber and SCADA Security, 11-12 March 2013, London, UK

LONDON, Feb 26, 2013 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) -- LONDON, February 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The evolving nature of generation and demand for electricity brings new challenges to electricity networks, and how secure they are. This particularly applies to how we prepare for, and manage, uncertainties in the face of increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks. Against this backdrop, SMi Group's 3rd annual European Smart Grid and SCADA Security conference delivers presentations from global Utilities focussing on these developments and what lessons have been take away from experiences in dealing with persistent threats and vulnerabilities. The two-day programme will also delve further into current attack profiles in addition addressing risk management strategies and discussing how they can be improved.


Key Speakers include: - Daniela Pestonesi, IT and Security Systems, Enel Distribuzione SpA - Evangelos Ouzounis, Senior Expert, Network Security Policy, ENISA - European Network and Information Security Agency - Patrick Miller, President and CEO, EnergySec - Gitte Bergknut, MU Nordic Information Security Manager, EON Sverige AB - Steve Brunasso, Manager of Security Services, California Water and Power - Daniel Zajd, Senior R and D Engineer, Vattenfall A B - Miguel Chavero, IT Manager SIMOD, Iberdrola Distribution - Justin Clarke, Security Researcher, Cylance - Patricia Robison, Professor of Cyber Security, New York University - Rudolf Baumann, Chairman of the Transmission Security Cooperation, Senior Advisor Operations, swissgrid AG - Sean McGurk, Managing Principal Industrial Control Systems Cyber Security, Verizon Business - Corrado Leita, Project Coordinator, CRISALIS NEW DEVELOPMENTS FOR 2013: - Presentations on early detection systems, industrial control systems/SCADA security attacks and requirements - Discuss and share information on emerging threats; devices and applications - Hear how industry is protecting themselves from insider threats and managing extended attack surfaces - Network with some of the industry's most discerning thought-leaders pre and post-event in our new interactive online community Network with Confirmed Attendees from: Enexis, Fortum, Accenture, Electric Power Research Institute, NXP Semiconductors, US Embassy, Frazer-Nash Consultancy, Siemens, South West Water, Secure Meters (UK) Ltd, Kaspersky Lab Ltd, Chronos Technology Ltd, Thales, Spirent Communications Plc, Owl Computing Tech Inc, Cyber Defense institute Incident Response Team, ABB Group, Energinet.dk, Thales, Havelsan A S, Germazin, IFM Cambridge University, Entrust (Europe) Ltd, Semigator AG, XGS Technologies, NUI Galway, Omicron Electronics GmbH, ViaSat, Waternet, Fox IT, EVN AG PLUS MANY MORE TO BE CONFIRMED For more information, visit http://www.smi-online.co.uk/2013cybergrids28.asp Alternatively, contact Alex Williamson on +44(0)20-7827-6115 or email awilliamson@smi-online.co.uk

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