Mr. Moyer has more than 15 years of experience in Cyber Security within the Electric Utility sector. His experience covers both Operational (OT) and Information Technology (IT) systems, assets, as well as procedures.
Mr. Moyer brings vast experience in cyber security protection and regulatory compliance from his electric utility work, mainly in the RF footprint. He has translated complex processes to ensure project focus and direction. He has developed educational platforms for both technical and non-technical personnel, for both new employees and executives, on systems and procedural information. He has guided and mentored team members, while remaining responsive to team needs. He is a hands-on responder to difficult problems.
Mr. Moyer is a collaborative, service-focused critical thinker who uses technical approaches and teams to address security issues. He is an expert at identifying root causes of operational technology problems, and responding with clear, concise, and actionable steps.
Mr. Moyer has a breadth of experience with NERC CIP compliance program development, evidence collection, and related documentation, with an emphasis on the following:
- NERC CIP Standards (v3 and v5)
- Compliance Programs
- ICS Network Design, Protection, and Troubleshooting
- Vulnerability Assessments
- Risk Mitigation
- Baseline Management
- EMS installation, trouble shooting and operations
- Policy, Procedure and Operations documents: development and updating
Earlier in Career
Prior to joining N&ST, Mr. Moyer worked for a large electric utility as a Sr. Engineer – Critical Infrastructure Protection responsible for network and cyber asset protection and monitoring strategies, direct hands-on system and network administration, version 3, 4, and 5 compliance projects, including v5 network segmentation projects. He also developed network and cyber asset protection and monitoring plans for the entire fleet of NERC CIP generation facilities with Low Impact BES Cyber Systems (BCS) located in various regions across the country. Mr. Moyer also provided direct support for version 3 and 5 compliance program development, implementation, and maintenance.
Mr. Moyer began his career as an electrical controls engineer in the steel industry supporting hot-strip mill controls, migrated to the power industry as an instrumentation and controls engineer supporting control system replacements for coal, oil fired, and hydro driven power plants. He moved on to provide network design, installation, and support for new gas fired simple-cycle and combined-cycle combustion turbine projects, before finally entering the NERC CIP Compliance, network and cyber asset security world.
Mr. Moyer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering with concentrations in controls and computers from Widener University.