“This is a very exciting time for our team,” says Joe Doetzl, Director of Consulting Services. “Our clients are under more pressure than ever to keep up with security challenges and compliance regulations. Boyd’s extensive expertise with the CIP Standards and IT security compliments our holistic approach to security and risk management within the energy sector. We are very excited to welcome Boyd to our team. Not only will he bring a tight focus to each client’s unique needs, but he also represents CRSI’s commitment to continually building knowledge and excellence among our consulting staff.”
As a Senior Security Consultant, Mr. Nation will coordinate project delivery and serve as an expert security resource for CRSI’s project teams. Mr. Nation comments, “I am thrilled to be part of the CRSI team. My entire career has been spent in the power IT security industry and I look forward to continuing that tradition by providing solutions to CRSI’s current and future customers.”
Mr. Nation is a long-time power industry IT security professional with experience in all areas of CIP compliance and utility operations security. He joined CRSI in May of 2012 after over fifteen years of experience with multiple power companies. He is a past member of the NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection Committee and a past chair of the SERC Critical Infrastructure Protection Committee, and has been involved in long-term CIP version 4 and version 5 planning. Mr. Nation has also served as an Industry Subject Matter Expert in multiple regional CIP audits and served as an internal mock auditor on many occasions. He has been involved in audit preparation and gap analysis for large vertically integrated utilities.
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