Mikhail Falkovich

Ciso, Con Edison, USA

Mikhail Falkovich is the Chief Information Security Officer for Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., one of the nation’s largest investor-owned energy companies, providing electric, gas and steam service for New York City and Westchester County, New York. Mikhail is a utility industry professional with expertise in information technology, reliability, and cybersecurity efforts. Mikhail has designed secure network infrastructures for control centers and corporate environments and supports the development of Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) standards for the utility industry. Mikhail previously chaired the regional ReliabilityFirst Critical Infrastructure Protection Committee and the New York State Utility Security Working Group. He currently leads several collaborative efforts between the government and utility sector partners to achieve industry wide security benefits and he is the recipient of the inaugural E-ISAC Electricity Security Service Award in Honor of Michael J. Assante. He is a graduate of Cornell University where he received a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and built a world champion team of soccer playing robots.