NERC security officer explains concerns about critical infrastructure protection

Michael Assante, chief security officer for NERC discusses cyber security issues in video interview. View video to learn how to lower cyber security risk. Link to other resources.


What's at risk, and what can we do to lower risk?

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Matt Luallen,

Control Engineering cyber security blog

ger, interviewed Michael Assante, chief security officer for NERC (North American Electric Reliability Corporation) during the 2009 SANS Institute Process Control and SCADA Security Summit. View the video . In the interview, Assante discusses a group of key security concerns, including:

  • What industries will likely be included with electric utilities as the

  • How changes in technology are changing the relationship between utility providers and customers;

  • How NERC wants to stay ahead of the “bad guys” as technologies evolve; and

  • Four key points as you create plans for incident response.

This is only one of a group of video interviews from the SANS event now available at the CEtv video catalog .

Also see how Cyber security issues take center stage in 2009 .

Peter Welander, process industries editor
Control Engineering News Desk
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