Securing Your Smart Meter Networks Against A Cyber Attack at the European Smart Grid Cyber Security 2016

Top Quote By 2020, about 30 million British homes will have digital smart meters monitoring their gas and electricity usage, according to government plans. However, one big issue is the safety of communication of the data collected by the meters and utility companies. (Source - BBC.CO.UK, Smart meters need to be harder to hack, experts say) End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) December 01, 2015 - SMi Group Repots: Adrian Page, DCC Readiness Manager, Smart Metering Customer Programme, E.ON UK will present at SMi's European Smart Grid Cyber Security Conference to discuss E.ON smart metering customer programme - a business perspective.

    In his exclusive presentation, Adrian Page will take a closer look at the core commitments E.ON made when commencing their roll out of smart meter programme. He will demonstrate why security and data privacy is crucial and how to spread the message.

    Furthermore, the conference will cover topics such as why does a smart meter have to be secure and what level of security is required?

    Audience will benefit from an interactive panel session entitled: "Securing Your Smart Meter Networks Against A Cyber Attack" and will be able to discover best practices in combatting against a breach and evaluate considerations in mitigating risks.

    2016 Event Highlights include:
    •The evolving regulatory standards and how to make your company compliant
    •Overcoming communication issues between IT and OT departments
    •The newest technological developments in cyber security
    •Cyber security case studies from an array of European utilities

    The Confirmed Speaker Panel for 2016 includes:
    •Stephen Daniels, Strategic Business Advisor, Cyber Security Practice, CGI
    •Graham Wright, Head of Global Digital Risk & Security & CISO, National Grid
    •Mauriche Kroos, Security Officer, CIO Office, Enexis
    •Giovanni Coppolla, Product Manager, Enel
    •Roelof Klein, System Engineer/ Consultant, Alliander
    •Joe Dauncey, Chair, Energy Networks Association Cyber Security Group, Head of Information Risk & Security, SSE
    •Thomas Rütting, Managing Director, Metering, Vattenfall Europe Metering GmbH
    •Professor Tim Watson, Director, Cyber Security Centre, WMG, University of Warwick

    Running alongside the conference will be an exclusive half-day post-conference workshop entitled 'Making Information Security Work for Your Organisation' led by Steven Watkins, Director, IT Governance Ltd.

    For more information or to register visit the event website at

    For sponsorship opportunities contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 20 7827 6748 or email: smalick ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk

    For delegate enquires or to register contact Andrew Gibbons on +44(0) 20 7827 6156 or e-mail: agibbons ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk

    For media enquiries contact Anna Serazetdinova on +44 (0) 20 7827 6180 or email aserazetdinova ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk

    European Smart Grid Cyber Security
    7th - 8th of March 2016
    London, UK
    Contact e-mail: aserazetdinova ( @ ) smi-online dot co dot uk
    Contact number: Martin Hughes +44(0) 20 7827 6078
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    About SMi Group:
    Established since 1993, the SMi Group is a global event-production company that specializes in Business-to-Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and online Communities. We create and deliver events in the Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical industries. We pride ourselves on having access to the world's most forward thinking opinion leaders and visionaries, allowing us to bring our communities together to Learn, Engage, Share and Network.

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