Information Security Certification in Germany: Lessons-learned from the Utility Wild West

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 14:30 to 14:50
Hub sessions - Grid Intelligence - Cyber Policy

Stream location

Theatre Grid Intelligence


Germany made a leap forward in the security certification domain considering that other European nations currently set their policies for the implementation of the NIS Directive. This presentation points out that the step into the unknown has served as an awareness raising campaign in Germany. Policy makers from other European countries can now profit from the lessons-learned.

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Christopher Helbig
Information Security Consultant


  • Consultant, Information Security Officer and grid operator have to speak the same language
  • Describing the evolvement of IT for grid operation and identifying the MASTER Business Continuity requirement at an early stage
  • Lessons on how we can better train Information Security Officers to avoid scepticism 
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