DOE Roundtable on Cybersecurity

October 21, 2021

DOE Roundtable on Cybersecurity

To kick-off National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, on October 6, 2021, at 10 a.m. ET, Deputy Secretary of Energy David Turk, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), DOE Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response (CESER), industry partners, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will host a virtual roundtable to discuss an exciting new initiative that will catalyze cybersecurity solutions for the nation’s clean energy grid of the future.

As we work toward a zero-emissions future, we are also tackling the growing cyber threats to the U.S. energy sector. This new initiative will create a visionary path to accelerate cyber innovation for modern, renewable energy technologies around high-priority cybersecurity risks to the energy sector.

Participants include:

David M. Turk, Deputy Secretary of Energy
Kelly Speakes-Backman, Acting Assistant Secretary for EERE
Puesh Kumar, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for CESER
Martin Keller, Director, NREL
Juan Torres, Associate Laboratory Director, Energy Systems Integration, NREL
Michael Ball, Vice President and Chief Security Officer, Berkshire Hathaway Energy
Jamey Sample, Chief Security and Privacy Officer, Xcel Energy