Protecting Energy Infrastructure Forum

On Friday July 13th, the Center for Cyber & Homeland Security (CCHS) held a discussion with senior security representatives from the utility industry and government on securing critical energy infrastructure. The panel discussed physical and cybersecurity for the North American power grid, infrastructure resilience, and how industry and government partner to mitigate threats. CCHS Director Frank Cilluffo moderated the session, that included dialogue (Q&A) with attendees. 
 
Speakers included:
 
Scott Aaronson
Vice President of Security and Preparedness, Edison Electric Institute 
Brian Harrell
Managing Director of Enterprise Protective Services, Duke Energy Corporation
Patricia Hoffman
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity, Department of Energy
Jeanette Manfra
Assistant Secretary, Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, Department of Homeland Security
Chris Peters
Vice President and Chief Security Officer, Entergy Corporation
Joe Sagona 
Sr Director Cybersecurity, Pacific Gas & Electric