Driving grid innovation under increased regulatory pressure, intense cybersecurity threat, and rapidly rising demand for renewables integration

Date: 20th-24th March 2023

Format: In-Person

Venue: Park Plaza Amsterdam Airport

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Smart Grid Cybersecurity Briefing in Partnership with EE-ISAC

08:30 - 17:00 Friday 24th May

The week wraps up with a deep-diving briefing on Smart Grid Cybersecurity, in partnership with EE-ISAC, showcasing implementations of prevention, detection, and response strategies that are helping pioneering utilities get ahead of the threat.

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Briefing Programme

08:00

Registration and Refreshments

08:20

Welcome Address from the Chair

08:30

Information Sharing: Improving the resilience and security of the European energy infrastructure, by sharing trust-based information on threats, vulnerabilities, incidents. The role of EE-ISAC.

Aurelio Blanquet

Secretary General

EE-ISAC

09:15

Security by Design: Empowering technical workforces to specify security by design across all new infrastructure procurement

10:00

Morning Refreshments and Networking

10:30

Cybersecurity Standards & Regulation: Updating on the latest European regulation (NIS2 + CER + NCCS) for securing the power grid on a regional, national, and local basis, and implementing IEC 62443 in conjunction with IEC 62351 to fully secure the end-to-end power grid OT infrastructure

Anjos Nijk

COO

ENCS

Cevn Vibert

Senior Cybersecurity Compliance Manager

Ofgem

11:30

Threat Landscape: Understanding how threat actors and vectors are likely to evolve in the next 2-3 years and determining technical and organisational strategies to get ahead of these

Konstantinos Molinos

Security Expert, Programme Manager Smart Grid Security

ENISA

12:15

Lunch and Networking

13:30

IT-OT Integration: Redefining organisational structures to support the effective interworking of IT and OT security teams

Wolfgang Löw

CISO

EVN

14:15

Securing Legacy Infrastructure: Implementing a defence in-depth security architecture to protect the grid at all points of vulnerability, including substations, control centres, smart metres, and communication networks

Marius Stoggaenberg

Managing Director

E.ON CERT

15:00

Afternoon Refreshments and Networking

15:30

Intrusion Detection Systems: Integrating advanced AI and ML driven IDS systems to support accurate and real time monitoring of critical assets

Joana Abreu

Head of OT Cybersecurity

E-REDES

16:15

Offensive Cybersecurity: Applying lessons learned from proactive cybersecurity preparedness programmes from the IT domain to OT infrastructure

Dmytro Cherkashyn

Head of Cybersecurity Development 

Brandenburg University

17:00

Close of Briefing