Cyber Security for Utilities Seminar

Cyber Security is one of the hottest technology topics ensuring the safety and reliability of the Electrical Grid against cyber-attacks from hackers. This seminar will be a great opportunity for students, new grads, and engineers to have a general overview on cyber security issues and challenges for utilities in North America. Industry Standards such as NERC CIP will be discussed, as will career opportunities on this field.


Join us on our first seminar on Cyber Security with IEEE Toronto Section. We look forward to seeing you at the event!

  Date and Time




  • University of Toronto
  • 35 St. George St.
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Canada M5S 1A4
  • Building: Galbraith Building
  • Room Number: 202
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Steel McCreery of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL)


Steel McCreery is an Integration Application Specialist II Communications, providing communications and automation applications engineering support to sales, consultants, utility and industrial customers in addition to SEL’s internal Engineering Services team.

Doug Westlund of AESI


Doug Westlund, P. Eng., has 30 years’ experience in technology and cyber security in the utility and telecommunications markets. In his role at AESI he assists utility executive teams and their Boards with strategic planning and risk management. He has led more than 100 cyber security projects for generation, transmission and distribution utilities, developed risk management for the Ontario LDC insurer (MEARIE), and developed cyber security best practices and programs for the American Public Power Association and its 2,000 distribution utility members.