The cyber security issues faced by most utilities today can seem overwhelming. Areas such as interconnectivity, legacy SCADA, grid modernization (smart grid) and compliance are only the beginning. CIOs, CTOs, senior IT executives, plant managers, business and operational specialists need timely, effective and trusted information to move forward with any degree of certainty. Where can a utility go to find expert advice to navigate these troubled waters?
EnergySec, an industry specific 501(c)(3) non-profit organization was formed to support utilities within the energy sector in securing their critical technology infrastructures. We are a grass-roots, trusted liaison formed by the industry, for the industry. EnergySec supports information sharing, professional development and collaborative programs and projects that improve the cyber security posture of all participating organizations.
Through our EnergySec advisory service, we work with your executives, senior management, business leaders, technology teams and operational specialists to provide guidance and advice to yield the actionable information needed to stay on the path to success.
Our advisors have all worked for utilities in a wide range of demographics: large, medium and small; investor owned, community/public owned and independent; generation, transmission and distribution. We have experience in key roles such as Executive Management, Information Technology, Operational Technology, Regulatory (including Compliance), Policy, Audit, Security and Business Continuity. Many of our advisors have also held primary compliance, audit and investigative positions at Regional Entities (formerly known as Regional Reliability Councils). EnergySec has the highest concentration of advisors with this unique and hard-to-find combination of experience.
Examples of topics for which other organizations have utilized our advisory team is as follows:
- Overview of current and horizon energy sector specific cyber security legislation
- Discuss methods to meet compliance obligations and enhance security posture
- Present threat and vulnerability landscape to executives and staff
For more details and pricing of this service, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-877-267-4732