Event Profile

Cybersecurity Governance, Risk, and Compliance Workshop

September 6, 2018
Sheraton Portland Airport
8235 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97220 
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Online registration is currently closed, but spaces are still available. If you would like to attend this event, please call NWPPA at 360-254-0109, and our staff will be happy to help you.

Who Should Attend:

Policy makers, including board members, commissioners, and general managers; IT managers and staff; engineers; operations staff; risk management personnel; and those who deal with cybersecurity policies and governance.

Workshop Overview:

This workshop will introduce participants to risk management concepts (as they apply to IT/ OT cybersecurity) and how to apply, demonstrate, and create cybersecurity policies and governance structures to manage risks. Discussion will include regulatory compliance and requirements for a risk-based cybersecurity program. Participants will learn about asset and information management concepts and practices, which form the cornerstone of a cybersecurity program. Specific areas of discussion will include:

  • Risk management basics with an emphasis on cybersecurity risk
  • Differences between IT and OT security risks, and the impact of IT/OT integration
  • Sound security policy and governance models based on risk assessment
  • Integrating risk-based policies with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Driving ongoing risk management through asset management strategies
  • Strategies for deploying cybersecurity governance and policy

Workshop Agenda:

Noon-12:30 p.m. Lunch

12:30-1:30 p.m. The Electric Sector Information and Analysis Center Today: What You Need to Know, What You Need to Report, and Why

    Sam Chanoski, Director, Threat Intelligence & Countermeasures, Electricity ISAC

1:30-1:45 p.m. American Public Power Association's Partnership with DOE on Cybersecurity

    Sam Rozenberg, Engineering Services Security Manager, American Public Power Association

1:45-5:15 p.m. IT/OT Cybersecurity Training: Governance, Risk, and Compliance

    Kim Grosskurth, Senior Consultant, Regulatory Compliance, Acumen Engineered Solutions International, Inc.

5:15 p.m. Closing

Workshop Schedule:

Registration will begin at noon, and the workshop will run from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Lunch, as well as an afternoon refreshment break, will be provided.

Workshop Location and Hotel Information:

Sheraton Portland Airport
8235 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97220
(503) 281-2500

No rooms have been blocked for this meeting. Please call the hotel or go online to get the best available rate for sleeping rooms.

Workshop Fees:

Utility Member Early Bird (ends 8/06/2018): $90
Utility Member Standard: $165

Associate Member Early Bird (ends 8/06/2018): $135
Associate Member Standard: $210

Non-member Early Bird (ends 8/06/2018): $270
Non-member Standard: $345

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations are accepted, with full refund, if request is made at least 30 days prior to the course. Within 30 days, fees are as follows: 15-29 days, $100; 1-14 days or "no show," 100 percent of registration fee. When possible, please send a substitute instead of canceling. NWPPA does not charge a fee for substitutions.

Continuing Hours:

This workshop qualifies for three continuing hours. Certificates are issued upon full completion of the course.

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