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Even More Critical Today: Cybersecurity in the Energy Sector

Widespread concerns about start of recession in global economy and geopolitical developments including Russian invasion of Ukraine has one more time put the energy sector under spotlight. Aside the temporary circumstances, the cybersecurity of organizations in the energy sector has always been a hot topic. 

Cyberattacks on energy infrastructure experienced a remarkable rise in the whole year of 2022 and in particular in the third quarter of 2022, with a record high of major incidents, as the S&P Global Energy Security Sentinel showed.

Date: 16/03/2023 – 16:00 (GMT+2)

16.03.2023 4:00 PM

Online event




Erman Atak

COO at PennAware

Mike Saylor

CEO & Executive Leader at Blackswan Cybersecurity

Jelle Niemantsverdriet

National Security Officer at Microsoft

Mike Saylor

Mr. Saylor is the CEO and Executive Leader in the Technology Advisory and Risk practice at Blackswan Cybersecurity. In his 29 years of experience, he also served in senior executive positions as CEO, CIO, CISO, Director and National Practice leader for organizations, including CitiGroup, Pricewaterhouse, Cornerstone Credit Union League, and VarTec Telecom. He co-authored the 3rd, 4th, and 5th editions of the book Cyber Crime and Cyber Terrorism and is also a CyberSecurity and Digital Forensics Professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Jelle Niemantsverdriet

Jelle Niemantsverdriet currently works as National Security Officer for Microsoft the Netherlands, a role in which he aims to drive broad national cyber resilience and increase trust in technology. Based on over 15 years of experience in responding to cyber incidents he tries to help organisations to not only be better prepared for incidents but also to introduce more usable and effective security measures

Erman Atak

Expert in IT and cybersecurity operations and predictive & computational crisis management with more than 15 years of experience in government/international organisations and academia.



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