Sanjay Chhillar

April 17, 2019 | 9:30–10:15 am

Emerging Cyber Threats to Smart Grid – Although smart energy grid addresses several problems of the traditional grid and presents immense business opportunities, it faces a number of cybersecurity challenges. Because IT and communication incorporated into the smart energy grid has many inherent vulnerabilities, it exposes the energy grid to numerous cyber risks.

In this workshop, Sanjay will share his insights and unique perspectives about challenges involved in securing the smart grid against emerging cyber threats. He will also highlight a number of cyber attacks in smart grid and discuss the potential vulnerabilities along with their impact. Additionally, Sanjay will share practical experience and comprehensive approach to build cyber resiliency into the current and future grids to counter emerging cyber threats.

About Sanjay Chhillar

Sanjay Chhillar is Head of Industrial and Grid Cyber Security Practice in Siemens Canada. He has more than 18 years of experience in cyber security, privacy, risk & compliance management. Sanjay has extensive experience in penetration testing of control systems and IIOTs, threat modeling and risk assessments, malware analyses, incident response and security engineering for industrial control systems including secure substations, HVDC stations, plants, SCADA, IIOTs, Smart Meters/AMI, mircrogrids, water and gas systems, etc. He has broad experience in implementing regulatory and compliance standards including NERC CIP, ISO 27001, IEC 62351/62443/61850, NISTIR 7628, NIST CSF, C2M2 and PCI DSS.

Sanjay holds Masters degree in Computer Science and has achieved industry leading cyber security certifications including CISSP, CISM, ISO 27001 Lead Implementer, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), PMP, Six-Sigma and ITIL