Cybersecurity and Innovation Headline SEDC's CEO Summit 2015

Utility executives from across the country joined SEDC in Boston last week to learn how they can both protect and advance their utilities and their operations. Keynote speaker Theresa Payton, former White House CIO, opened the conference with a lively discussion of cybersecurity vulnerabilities and how utilities can reduce their risk through a combination of […]

We’re With You When Disaster Strikes

Our Members are the stewards of the vital infrastructure that keeps their communities afloat, and they know that keeping the lights on 24/7 requires proactive planning in the face of the unforeseen. Meridian provides Disaster Recovery (DR) services in the event of a natural disaster, hardware failure, power outage, human error, cybersecurity incident, or other […]

Meridian’s Greg Gray Named Chief Information Officer

Atlanta, Georgia – January 18, 2023 Meridian Cooperative announces the promotion of Greg Gray, formerly Senior Vice President of Information Systems, to the role of Chief Information Officer, effective immediately. “For the past six months, Greg has been an active contributor to senior leadership discussions regarding strategy, operations, and security,” shares CEO Chris Haas. “His […]

Smishing Attacks: 4 Things You Should Know

91% of all cyber-attacks start with a phishing link. In other words, phishing, the fraudulent practice of sending emails claiming to be from reputable companies to entice individuals to reveal personal information, is an incredibly common and often successful hacking technique that all internet users should be familiar with. Thankfully, most popular email clients come […]

Meridian Cooperative Announces New CEO

April 20, 2022 – Atlanta, GA Meridian Cooperative is pleased to announce that Christopher D. Haas will succeed Riley “RB” Sloan as Meridian’s Chief Executive Officer. RB Sloan has served as President and CEO of Meridian since 2013 and will be retiring from a long and distinguished career serving the electric utility industry in many […]

How Will You Combat Russian Cyber-Attacks?

From bayonets to drones, the landscape of warfare has constantly evolved. The first stealth submarine was built during WW2, covered by a special rubber coating that made it difficult to detect by sonar. Users of this aquatic advancement were considered to be cheating on a battlefield others thought to be fair. Jumping forward to the […]

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