Eric has also served as the Deputy Director and Chief Technical
Analyst for the Control Systems Security Program at the US Department of
Eric earned a bachelor's degree from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology where he was the recipient of many scholarships and awards including the National Science Foundation's Scholarship for Service.
After earning his degree, Eric
went on to work at the Army Research Laboratory's
Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate where he worked to secure
field-deployable combat technologies. It was at ARL that he became
interested in non-traditional computing systems, an interest which
ultimately led him to the Idaho National Laboratory where he
participated in deep-dive vulnerability assessments of a wide range of
Eric is the co-author of "Recommended Practice: Creating Cyber ForensicsPlans for Control Systems" as part of the DHS National Cyber Security Division, Control Systems Security Program, 2008 and is also a frequent speaker and instructor at ICS events across the globe.