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Is Your Utilities Infrastructure Prepared for a Cyber Attack?

 To find out, attend the Towerline Software LLC Cyber Security and Internal Controls Workshop at the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island MI, August 14th and 15th, 2019!

[Holland, MI, July 12, 2019 ]The daily news has heighted our awareness of the vulnerabilities of a Cyber Attack on the Grid. One of our Accerion Partners Clients is the industry leader in Compliance, Cyber Security and Internal Controls and has created a comprehensive workshop to prepare your organization for such an event.

Register via the Towerline Software website (

The Cyber Security & Internal Controls Workshop discounted room rates end Monday July 15th, registration ends July 31st.

This is a thought provoking hands on workshop exploring the use of Internal Controls for strengthening your company's cyber security. Participants will participate in a targeted “cyber security breach” simulation and hear from legal experts, intrusion detection experts, cyber forensics experts and insurance personnel on how their decisions effect their company’s policies and security. 

Attendees will learn professional ways to create the internal controls necessary to ensure compliance with NERC standards and their incident response plans. 

Other topics include: intrusion detection, a utility's responsibility for third party contractors (case study), backup and data recovery, hands on internal control workshop, and hands on incident response plan workshop 

Towerline Software delivers a world-class NERC Compliance Solution to the Electric Utility Industry. They provide a dedicated focus upon NERC Standards and Requirements, program implementation and usability, compliance sustainability and service quality.With over 40 years of experience their roots are in the electric utility business both as employees and as consultants. They understand how regulated electric utilities operate and how their employees are now expected do many different jobs with less money. Towerline delivers a cost effective and efficient Compliance and Cyber Security Software Solution.

Towerline Software was created as a natural effort between Tom Adams of Epoch Technical Solutions, a utility services and consulting company, and Tim Pearl of Agate Software, a nationally recognized software development company. The combined efforts of Tom and Tim serve to organize difficult processes into easy-to-use and easy-to-understand applications. “We believe the combination of our extensive utility expertise and software development experience has enabled Towerline Software to develop the world class NERC compliance solution utilities seek”, said Tom Adams, CEO of Towerline. 

If you would like more information about this event, please call Pete Schneider at 517.669.8888 ext. 143 or

Accerion Partners is a boutique consulting and coaching firm. Accerion Partners provides access to unique senior executive skills and experience to mid-market, nonprofit and privately held / family-owned companies, allowing them to form and execute detailed value enhancement strategies.

If you would like more information about this topic, please call Accerion Partners at 616.377.4567 or email:

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