AC22 -Practical Steps to Improve Your SCADA Cybersecurity Today
Recorded On: 04/14/2022
Member fee: $20.00
Non-Member fee: $30.00
.5 contact hours towards CWEA's: CSM , MT, EIT Certifications
SWRCB Waste Water CEUs: 0.5
SWRCB Drinking Water CEUs: 1.0
Recent hacking headlines are invading the national news stream, utilities are facing an increased pressure to ensure that their SCADA systems are thoroughly protected from all possible cybersecurity threats. With a robust SCADA cybersecurity program, utilities can protect themselves from attacks by hackers, disgruntled employees, or honest mistakes.
Describe potential vulnerabilities in municipal SCADA systems.
Identify simple improvements to physical and software security practices that can be implemented immediately
Find gaps in organizational policy that may be creating vulnerabilities
Roya Yousefelahiyeh, PE
Black & Veatch
Roya is a project engineer at Black & Veatch with nearly 7 years of experience. She has worked on the design and construction of several projects including recycled water treatment plants (Title 22 for irrigation and IPR), wastewater treatment plants and pump stations. She has Master’s Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering from North Carolina State University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering. She served as the Treasurer of CWEA San Francisco Bay Section from 2016 to 2021. As of March 2022, she is the Fundraising Officer of Engineers Without Borders- San Francisco Professionals Chapter.
National Practice Leader / SVP
Woodard & Curran
Joe Hurley is the National Practice Leader and Senior Vice President of Woodard & Curran, Inc. and specializes in SCADA applications, set-ups, staff training, and system troubleshooting on a National basis. With more than 35 years as a Master Electrician and Controls Engineer specializing in Water and Wastewater utilities, Joe has been involved in various project roles including retrofits, upgrades and ground-up SCADA system design and installation for a wide range of treatment facility applications. Most recently Joe has been working with utilities to assist with cybersecurity solutions as part of SCADA upgrades.
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