EFCOG Cybersecurity Working Group Annual

Virtual Workshop 2022

October 31-November 1, 2022

The Energy Facilities Contractors Group (EFCOG) Cybersecurity Working Group Virtual Workshop kicks off on Halloween this year, exploring the scary side of Cyber threats.  We will explore Cybersecurity topics such as recent threats, addressing compliance requirements, cyber resource challenges, industrial control system and operational technology security challenges, cloud security, and solutions to address key cyber security challenges and promote resilience. 

Virtual Panel Presentations

Virtual panel presentations will be scheduled for morning and afternoon sessions with an assigned moderator and Q&A capabilities for engagement and participation.  Sessions will be recorded for posting on this meeting collaboration site to allow attendees who were unable to attend at the designated time to log in and view the session.

Virtual Discussion Forums

After the virtual panels end, the recorded sessions will be posted in the new Cybersecurity Center of Excellence virtual discussion forum to facilitate additional discussions.  The CyCoE will require additional authentication mechanisms.  More information will be provided at the Workshop.  

Featured Talks & Speakers  – Coming Soon

Mr. William “Ike” White,

Senior Advisor for the Office of Environmental Management

William “Ike” White is the top-most senior executive for the Office of Environmental Management (EM) since June 2019.  He provides leadership for the safe cleanup of the environmental legacy brought about from five decades of nuclear weapons development and government-sponsored nuclear energy research.

Ann Dunkin

Chief Information Officer (CIO),

U.S. Department of Energy

Ann Dunkin currently serves as Chief Information Officer at the U.S. Department of Energy, where she manages the Department’s information technology (IT) portfolio and modernization; oversees the Department’s cybersecurity efforts; leads technology innovation and digital transformation; and enables collaboration across the Department.

Chris McFearin

Director, Office of Cyber Assessments

Office of Enterprise Assessments,

U.S. Department of Energy

Chris McFearin is the Director of the Office of Cyber Assessments within the Office of Enterprise Assessments (EA) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).  Mr. McFearin is responsible for implementing an independent oversight program focused on evaluating the effectiveness of classified and unclassified cybersecurity policies and programs throughout the Department.  The Office is responsible for developing and implementing technologies and processes to maintain advanced, risk-informed assessment capabilities and knowledge management processes that produce results and recommendations needed to support the critical missions of the Department.  

The Federal Bureau of Investigation will provide both a Threat Briefing and a

Session focused on available FBI resources to support Cybersecurity


SSA Jason Jarnagin

Federal Bureau of Investigation

SSA Jason Jarnagin is with the Cyber Task Force, CART, in the Knoxville Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Special Agent Clay Anderson,

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Special Agent Clay Anderson has been a Special Agent with the FBI for 14 years after serving as a Texas Police Officer for 10 years.  Agent Anderson transitioned from violent crimes into the Cyber Squad in 2013. In 2017, Agent Anderson moved to Cyber HQ in DC where he worked as a Supervisor Special Agent in the Major Cyber Crimes Unit on both the Cyber Task Force Operations and the Ransomware Team. Currently in the Knoxville Division, he works cases on ransomware, the dark web marketplace, and crypto currency cases.  Agent Anderson holds a GISF, GSEC, GCHIH, and a GASF certification.  He is also an FBI Hostage Negotiator and Cyber Instructor.