Cyber Security Challenges in Digitalization of Transmission GRID - a guest lecture by PhD Siv Hilde Houmb
Houmb is a Senior Advisor Digital Security at Statnett SF. She has a PhD in cybersecurity and decision theory, and more than 25 years’ experience in cybersecurity and critical infrastructure.
She has a long and extensive industry background (more than 20 years), and her experience covers risk assessment, security protocols development, attack protection strategies, ethical hacking (penetration testing) and monitoring and surveillance technology for cybersecurity. She has engineered several security protocols and technical security solutions covering hardware, operating systems, applications and communications. She has worked as a security researcher both nationally and internationally and has published more than 50 scientific papers and articles on information security and risk assessment.
Dr. Houmb received her PhD in Computer Science focusing on Cybersecurity from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in November 2007.
She founded a cybersecurity product company in 2010 for which she still serves as a board member. She has led multiple standardization efforts and she currently serves as the chairwoman of the cybersecurity committee at the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) located in Houston, TX.