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Chief Technical Advisor, Protect Our Power

Steven Naumann serves as Chief Technical Advisor of Protect Our Power. He retired from Exelon in 2019 where he was Vice President of Transmission and NERC Policy, Steven provided to the electric...

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The importance of securing the U.S. power industry supply chain cannot be overstated – electricity is the lifeblood of our economy and powers every other sector of our critical infrastructure.  If the “blood” supply is tainted or compromised, the rest of the body will eventually cease to function.


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Matt Chester on Jan 18, 2021

Will be eager to see how much the fear from SolarWinds catapults grid security up in the priority list of any energy legislation that comes in 2021-- hopefully it can be part of a bipartisan push for something that really should be a core agreement from all sides of the aisle

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Paul Korzeniowski on Jan 27, 2021

Classic dilemma of the Information Age. Opening up your network and using modern software streamlines business processes. However, each connection provides a potential entryway to intruders. Supply chain connections have been used in many successful hacks. One challenge is neither party considers it their own, so it does not seem to be checked as other pieces of software. 

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