Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is the Lead industrial Cyber Specialist & Senior Systems Engineer at New Plymouth where he leads the ECL Cyber team of industrial cyber specialists 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)

More About Peter


Get to know Peter Jackson:


  • More than 13 years as a ECL Engineering Control 
  • Lead the team of ICS Cyber Security Engineers at Plymouth
  • Established the ECL 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 and 2018 SANS ICS Cyber Security Summits 
  • Presented at several national conferences on ICS Cyber


  • GIAC Advisory Board Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP)
  • GIAC Response and Industrial Defense (GRID)
  • Functional Safety Engineer
  • Safety Instrumented Systems

Honors & Awards

  • Regular Äkina Award - Recognition of work on Automated Alarm Suppression 
  • Regular Äkina Award - Recognition of work on ICS Cyber Security 
  • Project Technology Excellence Award

  • Practical Cyber Security for Safety Instrumented Systems