The IEEE Smart Grid Cybersecurity Workshop is an annual forum where industry leaders, subject matter experts, and practitioners come together to address the security challenges facing the power industry. For the first time, this year’s event will include The Smart Grid Cybersecurity Village a combination vendor exhibition and Red Team/Blue Team Exercise.¬† From practitioners and engineers to regulators and vendors, this fast-paced workshop has something for everyone. The purpose of this annual Workshop is to:

  • offer a forum for networking and sharing the latest information on management practices, risks, mitigation strategies, and technologies;
  • provide a benchmarking mechanism to assess and call attention to the progress the industry is making; and
  • explore the best path forward in all topic areas and identify security hurdles limiting the transition to a safer, greener, more resilient power grid.

The workshop is colocated and held directly after the NERC Committee meetings on Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIPC).

Workshop Sessions

  • Threats and Risks
  • Technical and Regulatory Standards
  • Supply Chain
  • Risk Management and Holistic Security
  • Workforce
  • Academic Research and NextGen Solutions







Owl Cyber Defense Solutions, LLC leads the world in data diode and cross domain network cybersecurity. With a constant focus on customers in the military, government, critical infrastructure, and commercial communities, Owl develops market-first, one-way data transfer products to meet a variety of operational needs, from entry level to enterprise.

OWL Cyber Defense 

Eaton is a power management company made up of over 99,000 employees, doing business in more than 175 countries. Eaton’s energy-efficient products and services help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more reliably, efficiently, safely and sustainably.


GridIntel is a software solutions provider creating a safe, secure, and more manageable power grid through intelligent software and processes.


SUBNET Solutions Inc. is making substations more intelligent through their unified grid intelligence solutions. Thousands of substations use SUBNET software products to make them “smarter”. SUBNET employees, customers, and partners collaborate to create technology for a smarter power grid.

Subnet Solutions

TDi Technologies is the first solution provider to offer a unified system for cybersecurity/operations. Our patented technology provides flexibility, automation, optimization, control and management capabilities that dramatically improve the ability to meet operational and security demands.

TDi Technologies

SEL invents, designs, and builds digital products and systems that protect power grids around the world.  A 100 percent employee-owned company headquartered in Pullman, Washington, SEL has manufactured products in the United States since 1984 and now serves customers worldwide.