A PSI team will be presenting and leading a training workshop on physical security and performance testing for electrical industry professionals at NERC’s annual Grid Security Conference (GridSecCon) during the week of October 13-16, 2015, in Philadelphia. GridSecCon brings together cybersecurity and physical security experts from industry and government to share emerging security trends, policy advancements, and lessons learned related to the electricity sub-sector. The first conference was held in New Orleans in October 2011.
The conference objectives include:
Promoting reliability of the bulk power system through training and industry education;
Delivering cutting-edge discussions on Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) security threats, vulnerabilities, and lessons learned from senior industry and government leaders; and
Informing industry with security best-practice discussions on reliability concerns, risk mitigation, and physical security and cybersecurity threat awareness.
Discussions will include information sharing and trend analysis from the ES-ISAC, physical mitigation techniques for transformers, testing and evaluation programs for defensive security system equipment, Federal and local law enforcement engagement, and much more! More information can be found at http://www.nerc.com/pa/ci/cipoutreach/pages/gridseccon.aspx