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Verizon Security, Smart Grid Experts to Present at Homeland Security for Networked Industries Conference Sept. 20-21
Sep 15, 2010 (01:09 PM EDT)
WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Global security expert Peter Tippett, vice president technology and innovation for Verizon Business, will be among the featured speakers at the Homeland Security for Networked Industries Conference in Washington, Sept. 20-21.
As the underwriting sponsor of the conference, Verizon will feature a lineup of expert speakers on securing businesses and government agencies. At the Cross Industry Executive Panel, J. Michael Hickey will discuss industry collaboration opportunities for improving communications and enhancing the security of the nation's infrastructure. At the Telecom Leadership Panel, C.J. Spallitta will discuss security solutions for advanced enterprise communications infrastructures. At the Smart Meter Rollout Round Table, Rilck Noel will share his more than 25 years of utility industry experience.
Started in 2006 to address the need for cross industry collaboration and communication between critical infrastructure industries and local, state and federal government, the Homeland Security for Networked Industries (HSNI) conference draws together network security professionals with a common purpose of protecting the nation's critical infrastructure networks. HSNI focuses on three major critical infrastructure industries: telecommunications, utilities and transportation.