Stacy Bresler is a former bank cyber security consultant, former electric utility employee, former Corporate Information Security Officer (PacifiCorp) and served as a NERC Critical Information Protection (CIP) Compliance Auditor. He was one of the first CIP auditors hired by the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC). As a Senior Compliance Engineer, he was a key participant in the development of security regulations related to the electrical grid. He is a NERC-certified lead auditor for both NERC Operations and Planning (693) and the CIP reliability standards. He has led and/or participated in more than 60 NERC Audits and has been a trusted security consultant for over 25 years to many different industries.
Mr. Bresler, as a Principal Investigator, was instrumental in helping lead EnergySec toward sustainability as part of the Department of Energy (DOE) collaborative agreement to build a national electric sector cyber security organization. In addition to his NERC auditor certifications, Stacy currently is a Certified Information System Auditor and Certified Information Systems Manager and has previously been a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), held a SANS GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), been a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) and been a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE). He is currently a board member of EnergySec, the Vice-President of Outreach at EnergySec and a Managing Partner of Archer Security Group.