Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience Europe

Andre Leitao

Andre Leitao

Cybersecurity Expert

EDP Distribuicao

Portugal

André Leitão has a Master degree in Electrical and Computers Engineering with a major in Computers from Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon.

He started working in Cyber Security at EDP Distribuição in 2015 joining the department of Automation and Telecontrol, which is responsible for the mission critical systems of the Portuguese DSO, working with threat management, user and access control, penetration testing, networks and firewalls, virus and malware protection. All these in the OT enviroment of a SCADA network.

In EDP Distribuição he has been involved in several projects for enhancing cyber security of smart grids, being chosen to be member of the editorial team of the eureletric position paper about cyber security on smart grids published in December 2016.