Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Clubhouse Hotel & Suites, Sioux Falls, SD

This course introduces participants to risk management concepts as they apply to operational technology (OT) cybersecurity and how to apply, demonstrate and create cybersecurity policies and governance structures to manage risks. Learn the fundamental concepts of supply chain/third-party cybersecurity management and how to reduce the risks to your utility. Examine the key elements, best practices and standards that are integral to adopting and implementing a strong cybersecurity risk management framework. This course also includes a review of OT system security controls, discusses the nature of recent cyber incidents, and the new techniques used to gain access to your environments.

Cybersecurity Workshop Brochure


Wednesday, October 20

11 a.m. Welcome and Introductions

11:15 a.m. Overview of the New Threat Landscape

12:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. Overview of System Security Management

3:30 p.m. Break

3:45 p.m. Cybersecurity Risk Management

4:30 p.m. Q&A and Open Discussion

5 p.m. Adjourn

5:30 p.m. Social Hour at Johnny Carino's Wine Room

6:15 p.m. Dinner at Johnny Carino's Wine Room

Thursday, October 21

8 a.m. Cybersecurity Risk Management (continued)

9:45 a.m. Break

10 a.m. Supply Chain/Third Party Cybersecurity Management

Noon. Lunch

12:45 p.m. Supply Chain/Third Party Cybersecurity Management (continued)

1:45 p.m. Q&A and Open Discussion

2:15 p.m. Course Summary/Wrap-up

2:30 p.m. Adjourn

Recommended for

  • IT/OT managers and staff from small, medium and large public power utilities who are accountable for system and cyber risk
  • Policymakers and operations staff responsible for procuring OT cyber assets
  • Third party vendors supplying and supporting critical infrastructure
  • Others interested in learning more about cybersecurity


A room block is reserved at the ClubHouse Hotel & Suites, 2320 S. Louise Ave in Sioux Falls, South Dakota for Oct. 19 and 20. The rate is $129 plus tax and the rooms will be held until Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. To make reservations, participants should contact the hotel directly at 605-361-8700.

Please register by Oct. 12 using the registration form below. The cost for the workshop is $149.

Registration Form