12th Annual GridSecCon Highlights Cross-Border Security Collaboration, Names Assante Award Recipients

​QUÉBEC CITY – Cyber, physical and supply chain security were the areas of focus for the 12th annual grid security conference, GridSecCon, hosted by NERC, the Electricity Information Sharing and Analysis Center (E-ISAC) and the Northeast Power Coordinating Council (NPCC). During the conference, three individuals shared the 2023 E-ISAC Electricity Security Service Award in honor of Michael J. Assante.

More than 450 security experts representing a cross-section of industry and government partners from across North America attended the three-day conference, in Québec City, the first in person since 2019, which featured expert keynotes, breakouts and training sessions. Jim Robb, NERC president and chief executive officer (CEO), opened the conference acknowledging the dynamic nature of the threat landscape and the value of bringing industry experts together.

“Events like GridSecCon are important for industry, providing educational opportunities to build subject matter expertise,” Robb noted. “It brings experts together, not to just share what they know, but to open a dialogue about potential solutions and provide opportunities for partnerships on ways to move the needle on security.”

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Posted On: 10/19/2023