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Media Advisory: LiveData CEO Jeff Robbins to Address Smart Grid Cyber Security Issues at NRECA TechAdvantage

LiveData today announced that CEO Jeff Robbins will discuss strategies for securing the Smart Grid against cyber attacks, at the TechAdvantage Conference and Expo in Nashville on March 6.

       

 

WHO:

Jeffrey Robbins, CEO, LiveData

WHAT:

NRECA TechAdvantage conference and expo. Learning Lab session on securing SCADA networks for the Smart Grid

WHEN:

Session: March 6, 2014, 10:45am. Overall conference dates: March 3-6, 2014.

WHERE:

Music City Center, Nashville, Tennessee
 

DETAILS: Cyber attacks on critical infrastructure, ranging from financial services to the electric power grid, are a growing concern. This session provides an overview of current technologies and solutions available to secure a SCADA network (supervisory control and data acquisition industrial control system) against possible cyber attacks. Jeff Robbins discusses how cyber security technology is evolving to counter increasingly sophisticated attacks, and how a facility’s security decisions can impact real-time communications, reliability, response times, and ongoing support.

About the event: TechAdvantage is sponsored by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), a service organization dedicated to representing the national interests of cooperative electric utilities and the consumers they serve. The conference exposes engineers, IT professionals, supply chain, and member service professionals to the latest technologies, and those that are coming down the pipeline, to serve the electric power industry. Information about the conference is available at http://www.techadvantage.org/

About LiveData

LiveData, Inc. is the trusted source for operations technology data integration. The company’s smart grid solutions enable real-time management of power grid assets for critical infrastructure network segmentation and protection; ISO connectivity; SCADA, OMS, and DMS real-time state monitoring, control, and communication; and demand response aggregation. For more information, visit www.livedata.com

LiveData and LiveData Real-Time Integration are trademarks or registered trademarks of LiveData, Inc.

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