Technical Director @ SANS

As Technical Director at SANS, Time is responsible for the ICS and SCADA areas, and for developing, reviewing and implementing technical components of the SANS ICS and SCADA products.

In addition, Tim performs contract and consulting work in the area of ICS cybersecurity with a focus on the energy sector.

A recognized leader in CIP operations, he formerly served as the Director of CIP Compliance and Operations Technology at Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), and was responsible for Operations Technology, NERC CIP Compliance, and the NERC training environments for the operations departments within NIPSCO Electric.

Tim is the author and ICS curriculums instructor , including the newest course ICS456 – Essentials for NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection.

Before joining SANS, Tim was associated with NIPSCO for 15 years, where he held managerial positions and served as EMS Computer System Engineer responsible for control system servers and the network infrastructure. During his career, Tim has served as the Chair of the RFC CIPC, Chair of the NERC CIP Interpretation Drafting Team, Chair of the NERC CIPC GridEx Working Group, and Chair of the NBISE Smart Grid Cyber Security panel.