Ernie Hayden, CISSP CEH, has joined Securicon as an Executive Consultant. Hayden is an author, speaker and consultant with extensive experience in the power utility industry, critical infrastructure protection/information security domain, industrial controls security, cybercrime and cyberwarfare areas. His primary focus is on supporting projects regarding industrial controls security, smart grid security, energy supply security, and oil/gas/electric grid security with special expertise on industrial controls.
Most recently Ernie was a Global Managing Principal at Verizon. During his tenure at Verizon, Ernie had been a member of NERC Smart Grid Task Force where he was the primary author of the security chapter. He has been a member of the NIST Smart Grid Cybersecurity Working Group and was a key facilitator for the GridWise Alliance Post-Sandy Lessons Learned conference and report.