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On behalf of the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, within the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, and the Global Energy Center, please join us for a public fireside chat with senior leaders from government and industry to discuss how to better protect the cybersecurity of our maritime energy system. The event will be held on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. EST on Zoom.

The cybersecurity of systems, from fossil fuel transport to major transshipment hubs to floating production, storage, and offloading vessels, is an increasingly significant factor in the security of energy system as a whole. Continually in motion, maritime cybersecurity systems support key energy pathways and production nodes but suffer from many of the same systemic insecurities which have wreaked havoc in consumer information technology.

This conversation will focus on driving better cybersecurity outcomes throughout the maritime industry and how to encourage broader operational collaboration between the public and private sectors.

Introductory remarks by:

Barry Pavel
Senior Vice President and Director
Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council


Mr. Zach Tudor
Associate Laboratory Director, National & Homeland Security
Idaho National Laboratory


The Hon. Patricia Hoffman
Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response
Department of Energy;
Acting Assistant Secretary, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Electricity
Department of Energy

Ms. Suzanne Lemieux
Manager, Operations Security and Emergency Response Policy
American Petroleum Institute