Energy infrastructure security requires continuous industry-government collaboration. Protecting energy infrastructure, in particular from cyber attacks, by improving understanding of risks and how to mitigate them is a world-wide priority. The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) Committee on Critical Infrastructure received an update Sunday from industry partners in energy infrastructure security at NARUC’s 2019 Winter Policy Summit.
On 11 October 2018, Dr. Denis Čaleta (ICS) made presentation “Defending the European Energy Critical Infrastructure – Best Practice in EU Defender Project” at International Conference “Corporate Security in Republic of Serbia 2018” organized by Serbian Corporate Security Association and SE Europe Corporate Security Association in Belgrade, Serbia.
On 16 October 2018, Dr. Massimo Bertoncini (Engineering), DEFENDER project coordinator and Dr. Denis Čaleta (ICS) presented DEFENDER project to WG-3 Protection of Critical Energy Infrastructure (PCEI), which works inside the European Defence Agency (EDA) Consultation Forum for Sustainable Energy in the Defence and Security Sector Phase II (CF SEDSS II), in Warsaw, Poland.
On 12-13 June 2018, during the H2020 SUCCESS (“Securing Critical Energy Infrastructures”) project meeting in Athens, Greece, the activities of H2020 DEFENDER were presented.
During the afternoon session, Dr. K. Moulinos, Information security expert, European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) presented the ENISA activities and had the chance to discuss details on the future of European Security.
DEFENDER 5th Plenary Meeting was hosted by Engineering in Rome on 16-17 April 2018.
The Consorium reviewed the project status and progress on all WPs. Moreover, progress at the Critical Energy Infrastructure Security Stakeholders Group (CEIS-SG) was discussed in details and next steps were planned.