Advancing prevention, detection and response strategies to ensure the reliability and resilience of the smart grid against a rapidly changing threat landscape
6-8 October 2020 | Berlin, Germany


Conference Day 1 Tuesday 6 October 2020 Download
08:00Registration and refreshments
08:45Opening address from the Chair
09:00Digitisation - Developing a combined cyber and physical security strategy to better protect the ever increasing attack surface as smart utilities adopt more digital processes
09:45IT OT Convergence - Progressing IT OT convergence through new organisational structures that support closer collaboration between IT and OT colleagues to achieve seamless cybersecurity
10:30Morning refreshments, networking and exhibition
11:00Utility Panel: Role and Responsibility of the CISO - Elevating the role of the CISO and prioritising the areas for their attention to achieve the biggest cybersecurity impact and return on investment
12:30Lunch, networking and exhibition
14:00Risk Management - Integrating internal risk management with external collaboration to achieve a superior cybersecurity defence solution
14:45NIS Directive Evolution - Reviewing how successfully the NIS directive has been implemented and how gaps in the standard are being addressed to enforce a more stringent cybersecurity structure across Europe
  • Bas Kruimer
    Bas Kruimer
    Business Director Intelligent Networks & Communication, DNV GL
15:30Afternoon refreshments, networking and exhibition
16:00NIS Directive in Practice - Understanding the criteria that led to the successful implementation of the NIS directive in different European countries
  • Tania Wallis
    Tania Wallis
    Researcher, University of Glasgow, School of Computing Science Secretary, EE-ISAC
16:45Security by Design BLUES (Business Led Unified Enterprise Security) – Delivering optimal cybersecurity with a comprehensive design process supported with an inclusive testing and validation programme to increase grid reliability
17:30Roundtable discussions
19:00Networking reception
20:30End of day one