Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is a Lead Industrial Cyber Specialist & Senior Systems Engineer based in New Plymouth, NZ. He leads the SGS ECL Cyber team of ICS Cyber Security Engineers supporting the industrial sector in New Zealand. His background includes control and safety systems experience as a TÜV certified Functional Safety Engineer. He holds the SANS Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) and the GIAC Response and Industrial Defense (GRID) certifications. He has spoken at many conferences, nationally and internationally in ICS Security topics and he is a member of ISA-99 (responsible for 62443 suite) Together with ECL Cyber and SANS ICS, Peter founded the ‘NZ ICS Cyber Technical Network’, supporting the OT Cyber community in NZ. Peter was the recipient of the 2020 SANS ICS Difference Maker Award – APAC Region.


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Get to know Peter Jackson:

Experience:

  • Leads a team of ICS Cyber Security Engineers
  • Established the SGS ECL – Industrial Cyber business unit
  • Responsible to provide major upgrades of ICS network infrastructure for clients
  • Risk assessment and mitigation experience
  • Policy and procedure development
  • Training and best-practice defense-in-depth advisor
  • Planner and facilitator of 2017, 2018 and 2019 NZ ICS Cyber Security Summits

Presented at several national and international conferences on ICS Cyber

Certifications

  • GIAC Advisory Board
  • GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP)
  • GIAC Response and Industrial Defense (GRID)

TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Engineer (SIS)

Honors & Awards

  • Regular Äkina Award - Recognition of work on Automated Alarm Suppression
  • Regular Äkina Award - Recognition of work on ICS Cyber Security
  • Technology Excellence Award (Business Excellence for ECL Cyber)
  • 2020 SANS ICS Difference Maker Award – APAC Region

Publications

  • Practical Cyber Security for Safety Instrumented Systems (IDC Technologies, 2017)