Hear the Latest Cyber Security Developments From Vattenfall, EON, Iberdrola, Enel, Swissgrid, California Water and Power and

 Hear the Latest Cyber Security Developments From Vattenfall, EON, Iberdrola,
 Enel, Swissgrid, California Water and Power and More | SMi's European Smart
                      Grid and SCADA Security Conference

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, January 31, 2013

LONDON, January 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

A survey of 213 Utility and Smart Grid professionals has revealed that the
least secure of an electricity grid's components were the end user segment and
the distribution system; and only four percent of the sample said that U.S.
electricity grids were "very secure". Only recently, a hacker demonstrated how
to intercept smart grid radio communications in front of an audience of 60
security researchers: "If you can understand the way these systems speak to
one another, the potential to hack them is very real". Further highlighting
the threat, a hacker recently demonstrated how to intercept smart grid radio
communications in front of an audience of 60 security researchers. (Zpryme)

Against this backdrop, SMi Group's 3 ^rd annual European Smart Grid and SCADA
Security conference delivers presentations from US as well as European
Utilities focussing these developments and their 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.

NEW 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

To view the full speaker line-up and conference programme, visit
http://www.smi-online.co.uk/2013cybergrids29.asp

Alternatively, contact Alex Williamson on +44(0)20-7827-6115 or email
awilliamson@smi-online.co.uk
 
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