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

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

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, February 26, 2013

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