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Posted on 11 January 2019

The Industrial Immune System at the European Smart Grid Cyber Security 2016


SMi Group is delighted to announce Steve Soar, Cyber Security Specialist, Darktrace Ltd will present his speech on day one of the European Smart Grid Cyber Security event entitled: "The Industrial Immune System".

Steve Soar will discover why ‘immune system’ technologies represent a fundamental innovation for cyber defence. Furthermore he will discuss how to apply machine learning and mathematics to detect advanced, internal threats. Auditory will benefit from the topic entitled – how to gain 100% network visibility to investigate emerging anomalies in real time.

The European Smart Grid event will gather together key opinion-leaders, senior government officials, security consultants, solution providers, international investors, senior engineers and vendors to discover hot industry topics such as the EU Energy Union, standardisation and compliance, implementing secure smart meter networks, protecting your sensitive data, future technological challenges for smart grid cyber security and much more.

Running alongside the conference will be an exclusive half-day post-conference workshop entitled ‘Making Information Security Work for Your Organisation’ led by Steven Watkins, Director, IT Governance Ltd.

The Confirmed Speaker Panel for 2016 includes: 

  • Stephen Daniels, Strategic Business Advisor, Cyber Security Practice, CGI
  • Graham Wright, Head of Global Digital Risk & Security & CISO, National Grid
  • Steve Soar, Cyber Security Specialist, Darktrace Ltd
  • Adrian Page, DCC Readiness Manager, Smart Metering Customer Programme, E.ON UK
  • Mauriche Kroos, Security Officer, CIO Office, Enexis
  • Giovanni Coppolla, Product Manager, Enel
  • Roelof Klein, System Engineer/ Consultant, Alliander
  • Joe Dauncey, Chair, Energy Networks Association Cyber Security Group, Head of Information Risk & Security, SSE
  • Thomas Rütting, Managing Director, Metering, Vattenfall Europe Metering GmbH
  • Professor Tim Watson, Director, Cyber Security Centre, WMG, University of Warwick

For more information or to register visit the event website at

For sponsorship opportunities contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 20 7827 6748 or email:

For delegate enquires or to register contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 20 7827 6054 or e-mail:


European Smart Grid Cyber Security
7th - 8th of March 2016
London, UK
Contact e-mail:
Contact number: James Hitchen on +44 (0) 20 7827 6054
Event Website:


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