Cybersecurity Preparedness for the Energy Industry
The smarter grid and smarter oilfield are becoming part of everyday business in the energy industry. The panel discussion with representatives from the infrastructure, public relations and insurance fields discussed the metes and bounds of being “cyber-secure” in today’s energy business.
- Katie Clark, Vice President, Crisis & Risk, Edelman
- Joel Reyes, Director of Sales Engineering, Data Foundry
- Jon Janes, Senior Vice President, FINEX North America, Willis Towers Watson
- Dustin Sachs, Associate Director, Global Legal Technology Solutions, Navigant
- Devika Kornbacher, Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP
In-depth resources touched upon in the presentation can be found on pages 5 and 6 of the Energy Sector Cybersecurity Framework Implementation Guidance (pages 9 and 10 of the .pdf), available in the Download Content section and at the links below.
- North American Electric Reliability Corporation, Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards
- Texas Public Utility Commission Rules related to privacy/protection of information (other Public Utility Commissions have similar rules):
- Privacy of Customer Information – § 25.472
- Privacy of Advanced Metering System Information – § 25.44 and § 25.500
- 2013 Presidential Policy Directive – 21
- National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework
- DHS Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards
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This information is provided by Vinson & Elkins LLP for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended, nor should it be construed, as legal advice.