2008 TCIP Industry Workshop


November 10, 2008

Coordinated Science Laboratory (CSL)
1308 W. Main Street Urbana, Illinois 61801


7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast, Welcome and Introductions, Mike Bragg, Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering, Illinois

Session I: TCIP Project Updates (Moderator: Bill Sanders)

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Overview, Bill Sanders, Illinois

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Protection, Detection, and Response Mechanisms, Klara Nahrstedt, Illinois and Zbigniew Kalbarczyk, Illinois

9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Security Mechanisms at Scale, David Nicol, Illinois

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Education Activities, Jana Sebestik, Illinois and Zeb Tate, University of Toronto

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Cyber Security Issues in Smart Grids, Carl Gunter, Illinois

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.


Session II: Government Perspectives (Moderator: Pete Sauer)

10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Introducing the Task Force for Grid Vulnerability, Michael Aimone, U.S. Air Force

11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Roadmap to Secure Control Systems, Hank Kenchington, U.S. Department of Energy

11:45 a.m. – 12.15 a.m.

DHS S&T Introduction to Efforts to Secure Electric Grid, Nabil Adam, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

12:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Speaker: Ilesanmi Adesida, Dean, College of Engineering, Illinois

Session III: TCIP Technology Showcase, TCIP Lab, CSL 448 (Moderator: Tim Yardley)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The TCIP Power Systems Lab

APT: Access Policy Tool

YASIR: A Low-Latency, High-Integrity Security Retrofit for Legacy SCADA Systems

Assess: A Tool-Chain for Automated Security Assessment of Control Systems

Flexible and Secure Credentialing of Volunteer Incident Responders

Session IV: Protection Mechanisms (Moderator: Himanshu Khurana)

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Secure Access Control for Control System Operations , Andrew Wright, N-Dimension

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Substation Security with a Secure Coprocessor, Zbigniew Kalbarczyk, Illinois

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Hierarchical Key Distribution for Power Grids, Qiyan Wang, Illinois

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

GridStat, PMU Data Delivery and NASPInet, Dave Bakken, Washington State University

3:15 p.m. – 3.30 p.m.

Open Discussion

3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.


Session V: Assessment and Applications (Moderator: Marianne Winslett)

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Fuzzing the Power Grid, Sergey Bratus, Dartmouth College

4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

PMU Tools and Applications, Tom Overbye, Illinois

4:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Random Topology Power Grids, Zhifang Wang, UC Davis

4:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Security Assessment for Critical Infrastructures, Roy Campbell, Illinois

4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Open Discussion

5:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Concluding remarks

6:00 p.m.

Reception and Dinner

Speaker: Bill Sanders, Illinois

Café Luna
116 N. Chestnut St., Champaign, IL