Aslam Sherule

Aslam Sherule is a Lead Cyber Physical Security Engineer at MITRE Corporation. He is a co-author of NIST SP 800-82 R3, NIST SP 1800-10, and NIST CSWP 28 (Security Segmentation in a Small Manufacturing Environment). Currently he is working on creating practice guides for Responding to and Recovering from Cyber Attacks and Zero Trust Architecture in OT. At MITRE, his work focuses on OT/IIoT cybersecurity research and practice.

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Prior to joining MITRE, Aslam was a Senior Security Advisory Consultant at Cisco focusing on OT & IoT Cybersecurity practice. During this period, he conducted several Security Segmentation, Risk Assessment, and Security Management Program services for clients in the oil & gas, mining, manufacturing, utility, and healthcare verticals. Prior to joining Cisco, Aslam was the trusted advisor and engagement lead at Verizon for a large Utility company covering cybersecurity, M2M/IoT, networking, cloud, digital transformation areas. Aslam led the winning proposal for the Smart Grid Cybersecurity proposal for a leading Utility company. At Verizon, he served clients in the Utility, Energy, and Manufacturing verticals.

He brings a wealth of skillset with over 25 years of experience in the fields of cybersecurity (IT & OT), control systems engineering for energy, utility and manufacturing verticals, enterprise architecture, solutions architecture, software design and development for IT and OT (PLC programming, MES), product development for M2M/IoT applications over wireless and satellite networks. Aslam’s broad and deep skillet is backed up by rigorous education from leading universities (MIT, Harvard, WPI, University of Missouri) that covers cybersecurity, internetworking, control systems/process control, finance, and management topics.