10th Annual Grid Security Conference Highlights Information Sharing, Names Inaugural Assante Security Service Award Recipients

WASHINGTON, D.C.  A record number of attendees participated in the 10th annual security conference, GridSecCon, which took place October 19-20. More than 850 security experts from across North America attended the two-day conference to discuss the current grid security environment and the future of cyber and physical security.

Hosted by NERC, the Electricity Information Sharing and Analysis Center, and the Texas Reliability Entity, Inc., the conference focused on the most current compromises and emphasized the programs necessary to protect the grid from constantly changing cyber and physical security threats.

The second day of the conference opened with a virtual conversation between U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm and NERC President and CEO Jim Robb. Both discussed the criticality of a reliable and resilient bulk power system to the economy and quality of life and highlighted the Administration's 100-day plan and industry's positive response.

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