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Security West 2019

San Diego, CA | Thu, May 9 - Thu, May 16, 2019
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Jeffrey Shearer

Mr. Shearer is a member of the SANS Institute ICS team focused on developing courseware in support of the ICS curriculum. Jeffrey also acted as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) certification and is a content contributor for ICS Netwars. He also participates as an advisory board member for the ICS Security Summit and Training events.

Prior to joining SANS Institute, Mr. Shearer worked at Rockwell Automation for twenty three years where his most recent role was a Sr. Security Architect for Rockwell Automation's Commercial Engineering group focused on network and security designs for Industrial Automation Control Systems (IACS) and Industrial Demilitarized Zones (IDMZ). Mr. Shearer was a contributing member of the Rockwell Automation and Cisco Systems Converged Plantwide Ethernet (CPwE) team where he participated in architecture design and validation efforts. He also co-authored publications such as Deploying Industrial Firewalls within a Converged Plantwide Ethernet Architecture, Site-to-Site VPN to a Converged Plantwide Ethernet Architecture and Securely Traversing IACS Data across the Industrial Demilitarized Zone. 

Prior to joining the Rockwell Automation's Commercial Engineering team, Jeffrey was a Principal Security Consultant for Rockwell Automation?s Network & Security Services where his consultancy targeted Automation, Industrial Control System (ICS), Distributed Control System (DCS) and SCADA asset owners. Jeffrey has also held the position of Product Manager, Controller Platform Security where he was responsible for security products provided by Rockwell Automation's ControlLogix business.

In addition to controller focused security initiatives, Jeffrey also represented Rockwell Automation to security bodies such as the Idaho National Labs (INL) Control Systems Cyber Security Vendor Forum, ISA-SP99, Manufacturing and Control Systems Security and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Control System Security Program.


Jeffrey Shearer Will Be Teaching the Following Course:
Course Certification
ICS Netwars

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