Joe Weiss

Joe Weiss is an industry expert on control systems and electronic security of control systems, with more than 35 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. Weiss serves as a member of numerous organizations related to control system security including the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Control Systems Security Working Group (CSSWG), the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Technical Committee (TC) 57 Working Group 15 – Data and Communication Security, and other industry working groups. Mr. Weiss was involved in the development of, and participated in, the April 2002 White House Conference on CIP developing Secure Digital/Electronic Process Control Systems for the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure. Joe has published over 60 papers on instrumentation, controls, and diagnostics including a chapter on cyber security for Electric Power Substations Engineering and the book Protecting Industrial Control Systems from Electronic Threats (ISBN 978-1-60650-197-9). He was tasked to write the White Paper on Industrial Control Systems Security for the Center for Strategic and International Studies Blue Ribbon Panel preparing cyber security recommendations for the Obama administration. Joe is a distinguished Fellow at the Ponemon Institute and has received numerous industry awards, including EPRI Presidents Award (2002) and is an ISA Fellow, Managing Director of ISA Fossil Plant Standards, and an IEEE Senior Member.