Threats to the Grid

How Industry and Government Can Work Together to Meet Today's Security Challenges

Please join the George Washington University Cybersecurity Initiative for a discussion on how government and industry are partnering to secure the electric grid. Following an incident at the Metcalf Substation nearly one year ago, senior executives from both the public and private sectors have accelerated their efforts to work together to protect critical infrastructure.


Rand Beers
Deputy Assistant to the President for Homeland Security
The White House

Caitlin Durkovich
Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection
Department of Homeland Security

Patricia Hoffman
Assistant Secretary for Electric Delivery & Energy Reliability
Department of Energy

Thomas R. Kuhn
Edison Electric Institute

Joseph M. Rigby
Chairman, President, and CEO
Pepco Holdings, Inc.

Michael J. Wallace
Senior Advisor
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Moderated by:

Frank J. Cilluffo
George Washington University Cybersecurity Initiative