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Webinar led by Tony Sleva, President

Introducing Effective Physical Security for Electric Substations

Join us to learn about the importance of improved physical security at substations, including the new SHIELDR approach to physical security.

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Introducing Effective Physical Security for Electric Substations
Introducing Effective Physical Security for Electric Substations

Time & Location

Feb 20, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST

Webinar led by Tony Sleva, President

About the Event

Effective physical security at substations has never been more important. With today’s security practices, and the breadth of information available online, the electric grid is a soft target. Acts of sabotage or insider actions could blackout large areas of the power grid in critical areas.

Prescient has developed a new approach to strengthen the physical security of substations: SHIELDR (Strategically Harden, Isolate, Examine on Location, Duplicate, React and Recover). The SHIELDR method blends substation physical security requirements with those at nuclear power plants and at US embassies in foreign countries to create an updated approach to substation security.

In this 45 minute webinar, learn about the principles of the SHIELDR approach and recommended updates to enhance the effectiveness of physical security at substations. You’ll also learn how Prescient helps electric utilities identify and implement prudent, location specific updates to physical security.

Presenter: Tony Sleva, PE, LSM-IEEE, President of Prescient Transmission Systems.

Tony Sleva has more than 50 years of professional experience in the electric utility industry as an engineering manager, electrical engineer, project manager, forensic investigator, and research engineer. He has authored Protective Relaying textbooks and served as an Adjunct Instructor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Continuing Education for more than 25 years. He has designed and installed physical security systems at nuclear power plants.

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