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Welcome to the interactive agenda for SecurityWeek’s 2019 ICS Cyber Security Conference. Sessions are being finalized and the final program will include 4 FULL DAYS of content. (View the full conference website here) (You can Register for the ICS Cyber Security Conference and training here)
Monday, October 21 • 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Engineering a Cyber-Resilient Smart Grid

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The smart grid is recognized as the most critical infrastructure, where the assumption of reliable and secure availability of electric power underpins the digital revolution that continues to transform our modern lives. The digital transformation of the smart grid is reshaping the interactions between smart grid systems components, between power systems and consumers, and between power systems and other interdependent critical infrastructures. Cybersecurity and resilience of smartgrids are essential enablers for continued innovation, however, existing standards and regulations follow a bottom-up technology-focused approach that may not sufficiently address the risks across the different smart grid operational layers. In this presentation, we expand on the benefits of cyber-physical modeling as a useful tool to capture much of the innovation, cyber-physical threats, risks and uncertainty. We present an operational risk-based model for smart-grids that efficiently captures cyber-physical uncertainties and enables a better resilient operation. This model utilizes a cyber-physical risk metric that can be used as a parameter for operation. We also expand on the need for a data-driven definition of trust between the different smart grid system components.

Speakers
avatar for Eman Hammad, Ph.D.

Eman Hammad, Ph.D.

PwC
Dr. Eman Hammad combines practical experience and theoretical research to shape her vision for resilient-by-design solutions in the connected world. Eman's work focuses on how a deeper understanding of interactions between critical infrastructure systems and enabling technologies... Read More →


Monday October 21, 2019 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Windsor DE