|[February 25, 2013]
Former Director of the CIA and the U.S. National Security Agency, General Michael Hayden, to Address Cyber Threats at IHS CERAWeek 2013
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
General Michael Hayden, the former director of the Central Intelligence
Agency (CIA) and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) will deliver a
keynote address, Cyber Threats: Fighting the Battle of the Future,
Friday, March 12 at IHS (News - Alert) CERAWeek at the Hilton Americas-Houston.
Cyber threats and the energy infrastructure will be one the key topics
at the 32nd annual IHS CERAWeek executive conference. Several other
sessions and leading experts will address emerging cyber threats and
what they mean for energy infrastructure and strategic responses by the
oil, gas and electric power industries.
Managing Energy Industry Risks: Politics, Disruption and Recovery -
(Wednesday, March 6) - with leading experts on infrastructure security
including Kristin Lovejoy, general manager-security services, IBM (News - Alert)
Transmission and Distribution Risks: Transforming the Power Grid -
(Thursday, March 7)
Cyber Threats: The War that is Being Waged - chaired by Dennis
Murphy, IHS senior analyst-cyberspace operations, and including
presentations by Shyam (News - Alert) Sankar, director-forward deployed engineering,
Palantir, and Ron Foudray, vice president-cyber solutions, Northrup
Grumman. Note: This session is for conference delegates only
(Tuesday, March 5)
Cyber threats will also be an area of focus during several other
sessions throughout the conference including the Eectric Power CEO
Plenary, chaired by Larry Makovich, IHS vice president-global power, and
featuring the CEOs of CMS Energy Corporation and Consumers Energy
Company, Duke Energy and PG&E Corporation; a keynote presentation by
Microsoft (News - Alert) Chairman Bill Gates; a Coping with Disruption plenary
discussion chaired by IHS Vice Chairman Daniel Yergin and a keynote by
Walter Isaacson, best-selling author and distinguished biographer, who
is currently writing a book on the digital age.
"Cybersecurity has become a critical issue for the energy industry of
the 21st century," Dr. Yergin said. "IHS CERAWeek will convene an
international group of senior industry executives, government officials
and thought leaders to offer timely discussion on the responses and
leadership challenges of building a more resilient infrastructure."
IHS CERAWeek will be held March 4-8, 2012 at the Hilton Americas Hotel
in Houston, Texas. Further information and delegate registration is
available at www.ceraweek.com.
Members of the media interested in registering for IHS CERAWeek 2013 are
required to apply for accreditation. Please send your name,
organization, phone, email and organization Web site address to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once IHS has confirmed your eligibility, you will receive additional
instructions that will enable you to complete your registration online.
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