Cyber Security Practice Leader @ ABB

Joe Doetzl has more than 20 years of IT & OT Cyber Security experience.  In his current role, he has global responsibility for Cyber Security of ABB’s Grid Automation business.  Joe leads the product security incident response team (PSIRT), oversees secure product development activities and ensures the secure delivery of projects and services for ABB’s Grid Automation customers.

Joe specializes in the design and implementation of enterprise-wide Information Security and Compliance Programs. Further, he has extensive knowledge and experience in network security architecture, firewall management systems, intrusion detection, securing industrial control systems, disaster recovery procedures, security event monitoring, incident response, vulnerability assessment, patch management and security awareness training.

Joe has created and led cyber security and compliance programs for multiple electric utilities.   He has audited numerous North American utilities for compliance to the NERC CIP standards.  Throughout his career, he has been active in multiple regional and national forums dedicated to critical infrastructure protection, including:

  • Critical Manufacturing Sector Coordinating Council
  • FERC Order 706 Standards Drafting Team that created versions 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the NERC CIP standards.
  • NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection Committee
  • Southwest Power Pool Critical Infrastructure Protection Working Group
  • North American Transmission Forum Security Practices Group

Joe has previously served as President, and Secretary of the Kansas City InfraGard Members Alliance. Joe is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional and has a Master of Science, Computer Science from the University of Colorado and a Bachelor of Science, Mathematics and Computer Science from Marquette University.