European Smart Grid Cyber Security 2016: SMi releases exclusive interview with CGI IT UK

Top Quote SMi Group reports : SMi Group has released the interview with a conference chairman Stephen Daniels, Strategic Business Advisor, Cyber Security at CGI IT UK. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) January 26, 2016 - London : SMi's 6th annual European Smart Grid Cyber Security conference will be returning to London on 7th-8th March 2016. The event will cover the major innovations and foster industry discussion amongst market participants in the smart grid market, as well as taking a closer look at the problems surrounding standardisations and compliance.

    To register or to find further information on the full agenda, please visit

    In the run up to the conference, SMi Group was delighted to interview conference chairman Stephen Daniels, Strategic Business Advisor, Cyber Security, CGI IT UK Limited.

    Here is a snapshot of the pre-conference interview with Stephen:
    "SMi: What would you say are the main issues surrounding standardisations and compliance within smart grids?

    S.D.: ''One of the main problems for smart grids as in industry is that cyber security is extremely dynamic. This means we won't know all the problems, no matter how well we have done our risk assessments, it won't be exactly right. Utility companies should work together to help make each other secure smart grids to an appropriate level. Unless we all work together, you are only ever as strong as your weakest link…''

    The interview will cover Daniels opinion on smart grid cyber security innovations, issues, risks and much more. To download the full interview please visit the downloads tab at

    As well as supplying attendees with the latest information on smart grid cyber security, the 2016 event will provide the opportunity to take part in a full day post-conference workshop entitled 'Making Information Security Work for Your Organisation'. This post-conference workshop will explore the challenges and solutions to aligning the information security management system with the business objectives and maximising the return on security investment (ROSI). The session will provide hints and tips to secure long-term commitment from the business at all levels.

    For sponsorship enquiries, contact Sadia Malick, Director at +44 (0) 20 7827 6748 or email amalick ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk

    For delegate enquires or to register contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 20 7827 6054 or email jhitchen ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk

    Those who are interested in attendance are advised to register now, as the £100 early bird will be expiring on 29th January.

    6th annual European Smart Grid Cyber Security Conference
    7th - 8h March 2016
    London, UK
    Contact e-mail: jhitchen ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk
    Contact number: James Hitchen +44 (0) 20 7827 6093
    Event Website:

    About SMi Group:
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