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Cyberecurity Organization (NESCO) to Delivier Presentation at the 2011 Municipal Smart Grid Summit

Patrick Miller, President and CEO of National Electric Sector Cybersecurity Organization (NESCO) will present solutions to one hundred muniicpal executives at the 2011 Municipal Smart grid Summit

PRLog - Jun. 13, 2011 - GREENVILLE, S.C. -- GREENVILLE, S.C.- Municipal Smart grid Summit (MSGS) has announced that EnergySec, a leading smart grid company dedicated to providing cybersecurity solutions will deliver a keynote presentation titled, “Securing the Grid: A Progressive Approach to Cybersecurity Specifically for Municipal Utilities.” Millers will present to one hundred municipal utility executives  July 25th-27th at the inaugural Municipal Smart Grid Summit being held at the Hyatt Regency in Bonita Springs, Florida.

Patrick Miller, President and CEO, National Electric Sector Cybersecurity Organization (NESCO) will deliver a compelling presentation addressing security threats and overcoming cybersecurity concerns allowing utilities in attendance to move forward with their smart grid initiatives. Miller is the founder of EnergySec, a nonprofit information sharing organization aimed at providing solutions to security concerns with a collaborative approach allowing individual companies to learn, discuss and implement solutions to mitigate security threats.

"Security has been a top priority and a major road block for many Utilities looking to implement smart grid initiatives. Having someone like Patrick, who has dedicated his career to protecting and defending the nation's critical energy infrastructure, deliver a keynote on cybersecurity and offer his solutions will be monumental in our efforts to work towards a smarter, more secure grid," said Bill Booth, GM Municipal Smart Grid Summit.
EnergySec is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation focused on information sharing and awareness related to security issues in the energy sector. Participation includes more than 500 industry professionals in the areas of information and physical security, engineering, plant operations, disaster recovery, telecommunications and other related disciplines representing more than one hundred energy companies throughout North America. For more information please visit http://energysec.org.

The MSGS event has a unique format focused on business development through private boardroom meetings where 100+ Electric Utility Municipal Executives aggregate to discuss the latest technological advances and solutions in Smart Grid technologies, with participating Summit vendors including: GE Digital Energy, Landis+Gyr, Northstar Utilities Solutions, AT&T, West Monroe Partners, Trilliant, ABB and IBEC among others. Smart Grid technology companies interested in developing business with US Municipal Utilities and participating in the 2011 MSGS should contact Colin Martin at cmartin@munismartgrid.com or by phone at (864) 751-4812

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Source:Spencer Bisgaard
Location:Greenville - South Carolina - United States
Industry:Energy, Technology, Computers
Tags:cybersecurity, Energy, smartgrid, security, utilities, municipal
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