Are you aware that cyber-attacks against the critical infrastructure sectors including water and wastewater systems are growing increasingly common nationwide? Well they are, and we’ve seen an alarming increase right here in Maine. You do not need to be a computer whiz to establish and improve your defensives against a security breach of your system’s process control and business management devices. Join us as we review cyber security vulnerabilities and the methods, practices and procedures to reduce and eliminate them. In addition, we will review the available cybersecurity tools and resources including new resources developed by Maine Rural Water Association.
Date: March 4, 2020
Farmington Fire Station (#92010) )
153 Farmington Falls Rd
Farmington, ME 04938
Registration: 8:15 am – 8:30 am
Class Time: 8:30 am – 1:00 pm (includes two 15-minute breaks)
MRWA Members: $85
State Agency Approval:
Maine BLWSO: 4.0 TCHs for Water Operators (308-3012-MRW)
Maine DEP: 4.0 TCHs for Wastewater Operators (MRWA-573-WW-4)
(excludes registration and breaks)
Tom Bahun, II, Maine Rural Water Association: Tom is the Deputy Director for Maine Rural Water Association. He is a Certified Environmental Trainer (CET), holds a Maine Class IV Water Treatment and Distribution Operator license and a Grade 5 Wastewater Treatment Operator license. Tom has over 20 years of experience work with water and wastewater utilities and with training adults in workplace safety, emergency response and water/wastewater technologies.
Tom Bahun, III, is the Association's Membership Advocate and Digital Content Manager. With degrees in Political Science and History, Tom spends the winter months lobbying on behalf of the Association's members in Augusta. In addition, he has an extensive background in Computer Science and Cyber Security that allows him to effectively manage IT and cyber security needs, while offering technical and technology training.
MRWA is a fully approved ME Department of Environmental Protection and Maine BLWSO training provider.