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Gender MALE
Industry Internet
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Location London, United Kingdom
Introduction Between 2010 and 2030 (source: IEA): - economic growth is expected to more than double the global demand for energy - the world energy demand is expected to increase at an annual rate of 2.2 percent - global CO2 emissions are projected to accelerate even faster than this energy demand “The electric grid is highly dependent on computer-based control systems. These systems are increasingly connected to open networks such as the Internet, exposing them to cyber risks. Any failure of our electric grid, whether intentional or unintentional, would have a significant and potentially devastating impact on our nation.” Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Chair of the US House Committee on Homeland Security, with the introduction of the “Critical Electric Infrastructure Protection Act” (April 30, 2009
Interests Security and Information Technology, global emergence of the Smart Grid initiative, cyber security industry, critical national infrastructure, Telecommunications, Internet, Smart Grid