About Mazi Fayazfar
Mazi is the Atos North America CTO and Chief Evangelist supporting the Telco, Media and Utilities markets (TMU). He is a seasoned IT executive with hands-on experience in all aspects of Information Technology including Application Development, eCommerce and Digital Transformation, Cyber Security, IT Strategy and Enterprise Architecture. His charter and mission is to partner with senior global executives and technologist as a trusted advisor on the best use of technology to support TMU accounts and Atos NAO. Mazi has created architectural and technology roadmaps that have resulted in stronger business strategy enablement via technologies and thus driven significant business value.
Articles posted by Mazi Fayazfar
Cybersecurity in the utilities industry-Data science changes the security conversation
The U.S. power grid is a gargantuan machine. More than 3,300 utilities deliver electricity from 7,000 power plants over 200,000 miles of transmission lines, through more than 55,000 substations and 5 million miles of distribution lines. Increasingly, these assets are monitored and controlled by millions of networked, digital devices ranging from synchrophasors on…
Cybersecurity in the utilities industry: leveraging analytics to break down the cybersecurity dilemma
On December 23, 2015, hackers executed what’s considered the world’s first successful attack on a power grid. They took control of utility systems in the Ukraine and knocked out power to 225,000 customers across three distribution companies for several hours. It wasn’t the limited damage but the coordination and sophistication…