Cyber Security Specialist
Patrick Miller provides services as an independent security and regulatory advisor for the Critical Infrastructure sectors as Partner and Managing Principal of the Anfield Group.
Mr. Miller is also the Founder, Director, President Emeritus of Energy Sector Security Consortium, Inc. (EnergySec), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Since 2001, EnergySec has supported security and operations professionals within the Energy industry. In late 2010 Patrick accepted the position as the inaugural President and CEO of EnergySec and Principal Investigator for the National Electric Sector Cybersecurity Organization (NESCO). Patrick is currently on the EnergySec Board of Directors, the Executive Committee of the NESCO Advisory Board and is the EnergySec liaison to the North American Energy CISO Forum. Additionally, he is the US. Coordinator for the Industrial Cybersecurity Center (CCI) based in Madrid, Spain. CCI's mission is to boost and improve the Industrial Cybersecurity in Spain and Ibero-America.
Prior to EnergySec, Mr. Miller was director, NERC CIP compliance consulting practice at ICF International. Preceding ICF, Patrick was manager of critical infrastructure protection (CIP) audits and investigations for the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) Regional Entity under the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) in their capacity as the Electric Reliability Organization delegated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Before joining WECC, Mr. Miller held the position of senior information security consultant for PacifiCorp in Portland, OR, where he was responsible for both information technology and industrial control system security consulting as well as regulatory compliance. Mr. Miller was also principal security consultant for Breakwater Security Associates where he developed and managed the energy and utility security consulting practice.
Among other certifications, Mr. Miller holds the Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Information Systems Security Professional certificates with a concentration in information systems security architecture. He is a recognized public speaker on the subjects of critical infrastructure protection, process control system security, regulatory compliance, audit, and privacy.
Mr. Miller provides regular advice and briefings to congressional staff and other government agencies (US and international). He is an active volunteer and member of several critical infrastructure security working groups. Patrick has been recognized with a number of professional awards for his successful work in building information sharing functions and cybersecurity programs. In addition to his energy sector experience, Mr. Miller also held key positions in the insurance, Internet and telecommunications verticals.