On-Demand Webcasts

  • Oct 23, 2014 | Energy Central
    POINTS FOR DISCUSSION: * How does a quality security plan provide strong value to the utility? * How can I leverage technologies across my operations, network/cybersecurity, and physical security as part of my security plan? * What are the steps in an implementation approach? * How do I measure the...
  • Oct 09, 2014 | Energy Central
    Points for Discussion: * What are the components of a threat, vulnerability, and risk assessment? * How do threats, vulnerabilities, and risks drive my security plan? * What are common threats to the energy sector? * What cybersecurity considerations can I incorporate with CIP 014? * What law...
  • Oct 07, 2014 | Energy Central
    We've all heard the industry lament that being compliant isn't being secure and being secure isn't being compliant when it comes to our T&D assets. Volumes have been penned on how to weather and respond to NERC CIP regulations, and even more volumes have amassed on the extra components required...
  • Oct 02, 2014 | Energy Central
    Utilities play an important role in a customer's life and yet they have not made the leap to be part of their customer's "digital life" - with an average of only 15% receiving their utility bills electronically.
  • Sep 25, 2014 | Energy Central
    POINTS FOR DISCUSSION: • How do new NERC CIP 014 regulations impact me? • What are other utilities doing? • How do approaches to utility security differ now versus pre-CIP 014? • How will the CIP evolve?
  • Sep 17, 2014 | Energy Central
    Did you get a paycheck recently? Did you look over your paycheck to make sure you got paid for the work you provided? Would you be concerned if your paycheck was 10, 15, or 20% less than you expected? That's the situation the Bermuda Electric Light Company (BELCO) faced following the global...
  • Sep 16, 2014 | Energy Central
    There has been a significant emphasis from auditors of NERC Compliance on the adoption of automation processes by registered entities to enable a higher level of risk assurance. With continuous changes in the NERC CIP versions, as well as the other reliability compliance challenges the utilities...
  • Sep 10, 2014 | Energy Central
    For any utility, managing collections risk effectively is vital to the business. At the center of this, is the customer who’s satisfaction level is impacted by bill payment requests, shut-offs and reconnects. How can utilities operate with less risk, adhere to regulatory mandates and meet customer...
  • Sep 09, 2014 | Energy Central
    Distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) continues to grow in the United States. While solar PV is predominately installed in California, the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Colorado, Arizona and Hawaii, how to value its contribution and costs is being discussed in legislative and regulatory forums across the...
  • Sep 04, 2014 | Energy Central
    Faced with everything from unpredictable weather to changing renewable energy portfolios to volatile fuel prices, utilities can only be certain about one thing: uncertainty. Energy Central's Sierra Energy Group surveyed 70 utilities professionals in IT, finance, trading and risk management roles to...