Modernizing Oversight: A Systems Approach to Evaluating our Nation’s Critical Infrastructure

When:  Aug 28, 2024 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM (CT)

with Rob De La Espriella

August 28, 2024, at 5 PM Central/ 6 PM Eastern

In this session, Senior Policy Advisor to the Department of Energy and long time complex problem-solving expert Rob De La Espriella describes a holistic, systems-based approach to efficiently and effectively assess our nation's critical infrastructure. Participants will learn how to establish and implement proactive risk-based audits and assessments to evaluate and strengthen our defenses against the rapidly changing threat profiles that threaten our nation’s critical infrastructure.

In this informative 60-minute webinar, you will learn:

Why a holistic approach is necessary for maximum efficiency and effectiveness in assessing the effectiveness of defenses for our critical infrastructure

  • How conducting a subsystems inventory is crucial to understanding and evaluating the overall state of readiness of our critical infrastructure.
  • How to use a modern version of the Bowtie Risk Assessment Model to create a proactive strategy focused on evaluating changing threat profiles.
  • How we can use existing threat analyses or threat profiles as the basis for our assessment plans to evaluate the effectiveness of our critical infrastructure’s defenses.
  • How to use a modern, systems-based integrated problem-solving system using to identify the root causes of performance gaps and develop effective  actions that prevent recurrence.


This webinar is for you if you are:

  •  Managers and executives that work in our nation’s critical infrastructure.
  •  Managers and executives that oversee personnel in oversight roles.
  •  Oversight personnel from QA and other organizations that conduct audits and assessments of our nation’s critical infrastructure.