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Technical Talk with RFhttps://rfirst.org/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=183Technical Talk with RF2/22/2021 7:00:00 PM2/22/2021 8:30:00 PM<p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">​ReliabilityFirst (RF) offers a regularly scheduled monthly call to provide Entities and stakeholders with a forum for addressing topics and questions relevant to reliability, resilience and security. These calls are typically held on the third Monday of each month from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. EST, however February's call will be <strong>Monday, February 22</strong> due to Presidents' Day.</span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">While RF subject matter experts (SMEs) will provide presentations and updates, they will not address entity-specific questions and issues. These types of questions can be handled offline by utilizing the RF </span><a href="/ProgramAreas/EntityEngage/AssistVisits/Pages/AssistVisits.aspx"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1 ms-rteThemeForeColor-6-4" style="text-decoration:underline;">Assist Visit Program</span></a><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">. If you have any questions, please reach out to Brian Thiry, Entity Engagement Manager, via email or 216-503-0636. </span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-2"><strong>Event Information</strong></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">WebEx Link:  <a href="https://reliabilityfirst.webex.com/reliabilityfirst/onstage/g.php?MTID=e9a1985ca44081773f73bf8489d883241"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-6-4">Click Here</span></a></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Meeting Number/Access Code:  180 485 9633<br>Meeting Password:  0123456789<br>Join by Phone:  1-650-479-3207</span></p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Please join us on Slido.com using <strong>#TechTalkRF </strong>as the event code.<br><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1"><strong class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1"><br>Tentative Agenda Topics </strong></span></span></p><p><strong class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Align Update</strong></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Ray Sefchik – Director, Entity Engagement</span></p><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">This update is especially relevant for Primary Compliance Contacts (PCC) and their Alternate Compliance Contacts (ACC) who will be responsible for using Align and the Secure Evidence Lockers.<strong class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1"> </strong></span></li></ul><p><strong class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Outreach and Workshops</strong></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Megan Baucco – Manager, Communications</span></p><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">The pandemic has impacted all aspects of our lives, including our ability to host in-person events with our stakeholders. This presentation will share RF's approach to and draft schedule for 2021 workshop and webinar offerings. </span></li></ul><p><strong class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Internal Controls – Entity Profile Questionnaire (EPQ) and Expectations while on Audit</strong></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Denise Hunter – Principal Technical Auditor, Operations & Planning Monitoring</span></p><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">This presentation will walk through the recent changes in the EPQ and answer questions regarding RF's expectations for internal control information submitted.</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">This presentation is especially relevant for internal controls champions and PCCs, as well as SMEs responsible for designing, documenting and monitoring internal controls. </span></li></ul><p><strong class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Virtual Private Networks (VPN) and Cisco Routers Vulnerability</strong></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Shawn Barrett – Principal Analyst, Risk Analysis & Mitigation </span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1 ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-3"><a href="/KnowledgeCenter/Risk%20Analysis/CIP/CIP%20Library/VPNs%20through%20Cisco%20Routers%20-%20February%202021.pdf">Presentation</a></span></p><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">This presentation will communicate a potential vulnerability discovered for entities that rely on VPNs configured on Cisco routers to securely transmit data using interface control lists to limit ports and services.</span></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">This presentation is especially relevant for security and networking professionals including SMEs responsible for compliance with CIP-005. </span></li></ul>

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