Empowering Cybersecurity: A Special Workshop by Patrick Kelley at E-ISAC's CRISP


We are thrilled to announce that our founder, Patrick Kelley of Léargas Security, will be leading a profound workshop titled "In the Trenches of Cybersecurity: A Practical Guide to Incident Response" at the forthcoming Cybersecurity Risk Information Sharing Program (CRISP) event hosted by E-ISAC. This event is scheduled for May 14th in Chicago, IL, and is set to be an essential learning opportunity for cybersecurity experts.


CRISP represents a key initiative guided by the E-ISAC and the U.S. Department of Energy. It employs cutting-edge technology and substantial industry knowledge to provide actionable and pertinent threat intelligence almost instantly. As a public-private partnership, CRISP enhances cybersecurity preparedness and response across the electricity sector by using data from information sharing devices (ISDs) deployed on participant networks.


Workshop Overview
Patrick Kelley's workshop will focus on the hands-on aspects of cybersecurity incident response. Attendees will receive direct insights into the dynamics of addressing real-world cybersecurity challenges. The session is designed to arm participants with the strategies needed to manage and counter cybersecurity incidents effectively, showcasing Patrick's deep expertise and experience in the field.


Key Workshop Highlights:
Real-life Incident Response Tactics:
Engage with detailed case studies and actual incident response scenarios.
Understanding Threat Actor Motivations: Explore the psychology and goals of cyber threat actors.
Enhanced Threat Detection: Techniques for monitoring and identifying unusual activities within network infrastructures.
Actionable Reporting: Skills to generate comprehensive and actionable reports.


Why Attend?
This workshop is especially valuable for those working in cybersecurity within the electricity, oil, and natural gas sectors. It offers a rare chance to grasp the complexities of cyber threats and the effective countermeasures against them. Participants will also benefit from networking with peers from various industries, sharing knowledge and strategies.


CRISP Participation Benefits
Participation in CRISP allows members to access extensive information that aids in:
Monitoring unusual activity within networks.
Identifying and Analyzing emerging cyber threat trends.
Understanding the motivations and intentions of threat actors.


Moreover, with the new regulations set by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) effective July 3, 2023, CRISP members can take advantage of incentive-based rate treatments for investments in Advanced Cyber Security Technology and participation in cybersecurity information sharing programs.


Join Us in Chicago
Don’t miss the opportunity to enhance your cybersecurity skills and knowledge with Patrick Kelley at CRISP. This workshop is not merely about learning; it’s about equipping yourself to confidently handle the cyber threats of tomorrow.


For more information on the workshop or to register, please visit our event page or contact us directly. We look forward to welcoming you to a dynamic and educational experience in Chicago!