NPPD’s Tony Eddleman Receives E-ISAC Electricity Security Service Award

Tony Eddleman, director of NERC Reliability Compliance at Nebraska Public Power District, has been named as the winner of the 2022 the Electricity Information Sharing and Analysis Center’s (E-ISAC) Electricity Security Service Award in honor of Michael J. Assante.

Manny Cancel, senior vice president of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation and CEO of the E-ISAC, announced Eddleman as the recipient of the award at the end of GridSecCon this month. Hosted by NERC, the E-ISAC and ReliabilityFirst, the three-day conference focused on the current grid security environment and grid security planning and preparedness.

Eddleman received multiple nominations recognizing his commitment to excellence and his dedication to the industry and work ethic.

During the conference, breakout sessions focused on threat analysis, human performance, cyber security and supplier diversity, domestic violence extremists, personal and organizational resilience, and a look to next year’s grid security exercise, GridExVII.

Prior to the start of the conference, participants attended a day of training sessions covering a range of topics, including incident response training, physical security tools and CyOTE practitioner training.