Garry Bentlin

Chief Information Security Officer TransGrid

Conference Day Two: Wednesday, 5th May 2020

Tuesday, January 1st, 2019

9:40 AM Understanding How TransGrid Balances Regulatory Compliance with SCADA Data Security to Ensure Business Imperatives Are Optimized.

TransGrid comprises of 100 bulk supply substations and more than 13,000 km of high voltage transmission lines and cables, providing strong electricity systems to enable energy trading between QLD, NSW, ACT & VIC. With this in mind, it is imperative to the company’s productivity, that security of the network and its data is a high priority. With many companies moving towards an IoT integration environment, TransGrid is sticking with traditional SCADA system operations in order to protect its assets, by balancing regulation.

  • Ensuring safety and security of the SCADA network to maintain liability and compliance with regulation. 
  • Identifying what technology will integrate with legacy system and improve security and incident management. 
  • Engaging with government stakeholder and ensuring that business imperatives are prioritized and emphasized to all stakeholders.

11:50 AM PANEL: Implementing IEC61850 Into Your Organisation and Utilising Security Regulation to Leverage Better Productivity and Performance

IEC61850 is an international standard defining communication protocols for intelligent electronic devices at electrical substations. The IEC61850 standard features protocols for data modelling, data storing, and security, among other communication measures. This panel will discuss how they have implemented and adapted IEC61850 into their companies and the how they overcame initial challenges related to implementing new policy.


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Garry.

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