UTC Press Releases

  • Sep

    11

    2015

    Cybersecurity Expert from UTC Discusses Vulnerabilities in America’s Power Supply

    Washington, DC, September 10, 2015 – Utilities Telecom Council (UTC) Vice President of Industry Affairs and Cybersecurity Strategist, Nadya Bartol, testified today before a joint hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Oversight and Subcommittee on Energy regarding the serious concerns that cybersecurity presents with respect to grid vulnerability. UTC believes that this is a complex challenge

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  • Sep

    09

    2015

    UTC Taps Meason as Chairman of Security, Risk, and Compliance Committee

    — Sharing Best Practices in Critical Infrastructure, Cyber, & Physical Security — Washington, DC, September, 09, 2015 – Utilities Telecom Council (UTC) is proud to announce the selection of Michael Meason, Manager, Technical Services from Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC), as the new chairman of the Security, Risk and Compliance Committee. Meason sees operationalizing security in an environment where reliability

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  • May

    18

    2015

    Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Receives UTC’s APEX Award

    Washington, D.C. – Kit Carson Electric Cooperative, Inc., based in Taos, New Mexico, received the prestigious UTC APEX Award during the organization’s annual Awards Dinner. As the Utilities Telecom Council’s most prestigious award, the APEX Award pays tribute to the critical role of information and communications technologies in delivering essential energy and water services to communities throughout the world. The

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  • Jul

    11

    2014

    Utilities Stand Ready To Expand Rural Broadband Access On Issuance of FCC’s Report and Order Inviting Proposals Under Connect America Fund

    The Utilities Telecom Council (UTC) applauds the FCC for taking a major step forward in promoting rural broadband access in today’s Report and Order which invites formal proposals for Federal funding under the Connect America Fund to provide rural broadband experiments in unserved areas. This action opens the opportunity for utilities and others to provide broadband to unserved areas of

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  • Apr

    02

    2014

    -UTC’s Nadya Bartol sees an important standard on Information Technology Supply Chain Issues Move From Concept to Published Work-

    The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) recently published ISO/IEC 27306-1 and ISO/IEC 27036-3, that provide guidance on addressing Information and Communication Technology Supplier Relationships and Supply Chain Security.  The guidance is for the organizations that acquire Information and Communication Technology (ICT) products and services and for the suppliers of such products and services.  These products and services can range from IT and

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  • Feb

    24

    2014

    Utilities Telecom Council (UTC) and EnergySec Partner to Deliver Training to the Utilities Community

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, 2014 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Lekan 202.833.6815 paul.lekan@utc.org Washington, DC—UTC and EnergySec have partnered to provide high quality cybersecurity training to the utility and critical infrastructure industry.  The partnership combines the expertise of both organizations into a new education track focusing on the needs of utilities.  Initial topics are NERC CIP and cyber supply

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