Chief Cybersecurity Program Manager, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Paul Skare (CISSP) is the Chief Cyber Security Program Manager in Advanced Power & Energy Systems at PNNL. Previously Paul worked for Siemens Energy Automation for 26 years, starting out in power applications, worked as the R&D manager for SCADA, Product Lifecycle Manager for some EMS and substation automation products, and most recently he was the Director of Cyber Security. Paul has a patent published on Cybersecurity for control systems. Paul is the Convener of Working Group 19 in IEC TC 57 and a member of WG 13 & 15 and former WG 7. Paul is a member of the IEEE PES and the worked in IEEE P1689, P1711, and P2030. Paul has twice testified to the US Congress on cyber security for control systems. Paul has been active in the NERC CSSWG, has been in numerous NERC working groups associated with Hydra and the GridX cyber security exercise, and has been active in the DHS ICSJWG and CyberStorm III programs.