The IOTSA is a voluntary organisation, our officers and representative members are specialists with operational hands-on experience across the cyber, IT and OT industries and bring a passion for security, community development, education and technical prowess to the benefit of members at large.

Founding Members

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Mike Loginov

Chairman & Association President

Formerly a military secure communications engineer, Over the past 30 years Mike has worked in senior positions at Senior Director level in UK Central Government Departments and on Cybersecurity within UK Law Enforcement Agencies and across industry covering Energy, Utilities, Pharma, High Tech, Media and Telcos. Formerly Chief Cyber Strategist for Hewlett Packard and Security lead at a Big 4, he is an experience and Certified CISO and Winner of the Industry Cyber Security Awards Personality of the Year 2016, CISO of the Year 2016, a finalist for Global Certified CISO of the Year on two occasions. Mike is the Founder of the IOTSA and CEO of the Ascot Barclay Group, CISO at POWEL AS, SKY Broadcast & Media and Cyber Security Advisor to the Football Premier League. He has completed the SANS GIAC GICSP certification training programme as well as other industry certifications and was a founder, deputy chair and lecturer for the UK’s first University lead National MBA in Cyber Security.

Maxim Silin

CTO

Maxim has extensive experience in ICS Cyber Security consultancy and solution delivery into the global Automation Industry (Power, Nuclear, Utilities, Chemical, Oil & Gas and Pharma). Maxim is an ICS-CERT member leading on red team scenarios and advising organisations on how to protect their OT environments from adversarial attacks. He is a visiting lecturer working with universities in Scotland and other countries concentrating on network security for OT environments. His research includes cyber security programmes like FP7 framework (Cockpit CI, Atena and more). Maxim brings deep technical expertise to the IOTSA team, check out his regular blog for insights and security based wisdom.

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Sue McCauley

VP Strategy

Sue has over 17 years’ experience working with Central Government and Defence organisations, delivering complex and high value Business Transformation and Programme Management in a variety of Consultancy roles, across Nuclear/ Telecoms/ PSN/ ICT sectors. She recently completed a Masters’ degree in Cyber Security, where her focus was on Operational Technology in CNI environments. Mike Loginov President and Founder says, Sue’s experience in these national infrastructure environments will bring insights into how IOTSA can build awareness and support the implementation of the EU NIS Directive as well as benefiting for Sue’s energy and passion for the subject and in moving the IOTSA forward as a key platform for collaboration in OT and IoT Security.

Mr. Ernie Hayden

MIPM, CISSP, CEH, GICSP(Gold), PSP

IOTSA Vice President of Training & Education Ernie is a highly experienced and seasoned technical consultant, author, speaker, strategist, trainer and thought-leader with extensive experience in the power utility industry, critical infrastructure protection/information security domain, industrial controls security, cybercrime, cyberwarfare and physical security areas. His primary emphasis is on offering expert advice and commentary on industrial controls, physical security practices, commercial drone threats to critical infrastructure, smart grid, energy supply, and oil/gas/electric grid security. In early 2018, Ernie was recognized by Indegy Consulting in its article “10 Industrial Cyber Security Influencers Offer Expert Insights for 2018.” Ernie is a frequent author of blogs, opinion pieces and white papers. Many of his articles have been posted to such forums as Energy Central, Public Utility Fortnightly “SPARK,” and his blog on Infrastructure Security. He is an invited columnist for www.searchsecurity.com. Other thought-leadership articles have included a chapter on "Cybercrime's Impact on Information Security," in the Oxford University Press Cybercrime and Security Legal Series and several articles in Information Security Magazine including his original research on data lifecycle security and an article on data breaches in the same publication. Hayden has been quoted in DarkReading.com, Boston Globe, and other major media outlets. Hayden is passionate about improving cyber and physical security of today’s complex critical infrastructure around the globe. He is also an avid Blogger on matters pertinent to IOTSA members.

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Lek Tisanthiah

Treasurer

Lek is an international businesswoman with a keen interest in OT Cyber Security and is the owner of a manufacturing company in the Far East. Based in London, Lek has been appointed to the role of Treasurer and will oversee the organisation’s finances during the first term of the association’s launch.

Mike Keogh

VP Memberships

With over 15 years railway engineering experience, before moving in the last 10 years to the Utilities and Petrochemical industry, Mike has led multidiscipline project teams across Europe and the USA with security roles at Centrica, National Grid and BP. Mike has consulted on projects from Data Centre designs & relocations to SOC implementations and SIEM integrations, along with the management of third-party vendors and outsourcing suppliers. As well as being a CISSP Mike is also an ISO/IEC 27002 Lead Auditor. He brings a wealth of experience and deep technical prowess from across industry to the IOTSA team.

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Tim Grieveson

VP Communications

Tim Grieveson is currently an independent CIO / CISO / IT Transformation Director and was previously at Legal & General leading Information Technology and Change for the General Insurance Business. Previously the Chief Cyber Strategist for HPE in EMEA within the Enterprise Security Products division. In this role, Grieveson was responsible for driving strategic initiatives for the ESP Security Strategy group, consulting with C-suite executives on Cyber and Security, and providing thought leadership and market insight regarding the ever changing global threat landscape.

Grieveson is VP Communications for IOTSA, a member of the Advisory boards for both CIONET & the Elite UK CISO Summit and was previously a member of the Advisory Board for the UK Information System Security Association (ISSA). Grieveson was CIO of the Year by the EC-Council in 2013 and was named in the 2014 Huffington Post’s Top 100 Social CIO’s on Twitter as well as being named one of LinkedIn’s Top European Technology Leaders in 2016.

Alex Loginov

Research Analyst

Alex is currently working on his apprenticeship as a Cyber Security Technologist. He has spent time in India and Norway researching cyber security projects and working alongside Ethical Hackers and has completed the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker C|EH V9.0 Training. He is currently researching Shodan and the platforms use in the Industrial and manufacturing industries to identify and mitigate vulnerabilities in OT, ICS, IOT and SCADA environments.

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The IOTSA is a voluntary organisation, our officers and representative members are specialists with operational hands-on experience across the cyber, IT and OT industries and bring a passion for security, community development, education and technical prowess to the benefit of members at large.

Founding Members

mike-new

Mike Loginov

Chairman & Association President

Formerly a military secure communications engineer, Over the past 30 years Mike has worked in senior positions at Senior Director level in UK Central Government Departments and on Cybersecurity within UK Law Enforcement Agencies and across industry covering Energy, Utilities, Pharma, High Tech, Media and Telcos. Formerly Chief Cyber Strategist for Hewlett Packard and Security lead at a Big 4, he is an experience and Certified CISO and Winner of the Industry Cyber Security Awards Personality of the Year 2016, CISO of the Year 2016, a finalist for Global Certified CISO of the Year on two occasions. Mike is the Founder of the IOTSA and CEO of the Ascot Barclay Group, CISO at POWEL AS, SKY Broadcast & Media and Cyber Security Advisor to the Football Premier League. He has completed the SANS GIAC GICSP certification training programme as well as other industry certifications and was a founder, deputy chair and lecturer for the UK’s first University lead National MBA in Cyber Security.

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Maxim Silin

CTO

Maxim has extensive experience in ICS Cyber Security consultancy and solution delivery into the global Automation Industry (Power, Nuclear, Utilities, Chemical, Oil & Gas and Pharma). Maxim is an ICS-CERT member leading on red team scenarios and advising organisations on how to protect their OT environments from adversarial attacks. He is a visiting lecturer working with universities in Scotland and other countries concentrating on network security for OT environments. His research includes cyber security programmes like FP7 framework (Cockpit CI, Atena and more). Maxim brings deep technical expertise to the IOTSA team, check out his regular blog for insights and security based wisdom.

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Sue McCauley

VP Strategy

Sue has over 17 years’ experience working with Central Government and Defence organisations, delivering complex and high value Business Transformation and Programme Management in a variety of Consultancy roles, across Nuclear/ Telecoms/ PSN/ ICT sectors. She recently completed a Masters’ degree in Cyber Security, where her focus was on Operational Technology in CNI environments. Mike Loginov President and Founder says, Sue’s experience in these national infrastructure environments will bring insights into how IOTSA can build awareness and support the implementation of the EU NIS Directive as well as benefiting for Sue’s energy and passion for the subject and in moving the IOTSA forward as a key platform for collaboration in OT and IoT Security.

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Mr. Ernie Hayden

MIPM, CISSP, CEH, GICSP(Gold), PSP

IOTSA Vice President of Training & Education Ernie is a highly experienced and seasoned technical consultant, author, speaker, strategist, trainer and thought-leader with extensive experience in the power utility industry, critical infrastructure protection/information security domain, industrial controls security, cybercrime, cyberwarfare and physical security areas. His primary emphasis is on offering expert advice and commentary on industrial controls, physical security practices, commercial drone threats to critical infrastructure, smart grid, energy supply, and oil/gas/electric grid security. In early 2018, Ernie was recognized by Indegy Consulting in its article “10 Industrial Cyber Security Influencers Offer Expert Insights for 2018.” Ernie is a frequent author of blogs, opinion pieces and white papers. Many of his articles have been posted to such forums as Energy Central, Public Utility Fortnightly “SPARK,” and his blog on Infrastructure Security. He is an invited columnist for www.searchsecurity.com. Other thought-leadership articles have included a chapter on "Cybercrime's Impact on Information Security," in the Oxford University Press Cybercrime and Security Legal Series and several articles in Information Security Magazine including his original research on data lifecycle security and an article on data breaches in the same publication. Hayden has been quoted in DarkReading.com, Boston Globe, and other major media outlets. Hayden is passionate about improving cyber and physical security of today’s complex critical infrastructure around the globe. He is also an avid Blogger on matters pertinent to IOTSA members.

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Lek Tisanthiah

Treasurer

Lek is an international businesswoman with a keen interest in OT Cyber Security and is the owner of a manufacturing company in the Far East. Based in London, Lek has been appointed to the role of Treasurer and will oversee the organisation’s finances during the first term of the association’s launch.

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Mike Keogh

VP Memberships

With over 15 years railway engineering experience, before moving in the last 10 years to the Utilities and Petrochemical industry, Mike has led multidiscipline project teams across Europe and the USA with security roles at Centrica, National Grid and BP. Mike has consulted on projects from Data Centre designs & relocations to SOC implementations and SIEM integrations, along with the management of third-party vendors and outsourcing suppliers. As well as being a CISSP Mike is also an ISO/IEC 27002 Lead Auditor. He brings a wealth of experience and deep technical prowess from across industry to the IOTSA team.

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Tim Grieveson

VP Communications

Tim Grieveson is currently an independent CIO / CISO / IT Transformation Director and was previously at Legal & General leading Information Technology and Change for the General Insurance Business. Previously the Chief Cyber Strategist for HPE in EMEA within the Enterprise Security Products division. In this role, Grieveson was responsible for driving strategic initiatives for the ESP Security Strategy group, consulting with C-suite executives on Cyber and Security, and providing thought leadership and market insight regarding the ever changing global threat landscape.

Grieveson is VP Communications for IOTSA, a member of the Advisory boards for both CIONET & the Elite UK CISO Summit and was previously a member of the Advisory Board for the UK Information System Security Association (ISSA). Grieveson was CIO of the Year by the EC-Council in 2013 and was named in the 2014 Huffington Post’s Top 100 Social CIO’s on Twitter as well as being named one of LinkedIn’s Top European Technology Leaders in 2016.

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Alex Loginov

Research Analyst

Alex is currently working on his apprenticeship as a Cyber Security Technologist. He has spent time in India and Norway researching cyber security projects and working alongside Ethical Hackers and has completed the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker C|EH V9.0 Training. He is currently researching Shodan and the platforms use in the Industrial and manufacturing industries to identify and mitigate vulnerabilities in OT, ICS, IOT and SCADA environments.

Management Team

Andrei Petrovski

With more than 20-year experience of working in academia, teaching a variety of disciplines roughly falling into the category of Computer Networks, Infrastructure and Security. His research expertise and interests include practical application of computer-assisted measurements, predictive maintenance, security of sensor and computer networks. He uses these technologies for remote monitoring, improving versatility and security of instrumentation systems, as well as for adding intelligent features to these systems (sensor fusion, adaptive and predictive control, fuzzy diagnostics and calibration). Application domains of his research include oil and gas industry, medicine and health informatics, electrical power systems and cyber security.
“I see my role in the Association as an academic lead, who sets up the educational agenda and provides a sound judgement on various research and academic activities taking place within the network”

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Olav Foster

Olav is a seasoned leader in the delivery of robust and secure Operational Technology (OT) systems across the industrial landscape including, Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Pharmaceutical, Building Controls & Security, Manufacturing & Energy. As cyber security standards have developed, Olav has ensured their implementation within the complex and large-scale projects for which he has been commercially and technically responsible. Within his 30 year career, he has held roles from control system engineer through system integration manager and senior project manager, delivering Industrial Control & Safety Systems, Building Management & Security Systems, Management Information Systems, Production Information and Plant Optimisation Systems. Equally at home managing projects to the most stringent quality standards or coordinating the technical design challenges in integrating complex multi-vendor systems, Olav’s focus is always on delivering the right robust, secure and performant solution and is happy to share his expertise and insights with the IOTSA community.

Andrew Oliver

Andrew is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers, with an extensive career in senior technical leadership roles. He has a track record of delivering high-quality project results and positive change outcomes, especially in situations that combine Engineering, Manufacturing, OT and IT. His career has seen him lead multidiscipline teams in US, Europe, India and Asia. He has also mentored many individuals in their technical careers. Most recently Andy was Programme Manager for a substantial OT cyber security programme for a global chemicals company and is currently engaged on large scale OT Cybersecurity initiatives for a global brand. As a result, Andy offers insights into programme and project delivery to the benefit of the IOTSA community.

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Blair Traynor

Blair is a versatile and experienced Consultant / Lead Engineer within the Process Automation industry with 20 years experience and well-developed technical, design, commissioning and management skills. Involved in large-scale process automation and, network OT and IT infrastructure projects for major blue chip companies. Highly motivated, confident and committed team player, working best in a challenging, results-driven environment, who has well-developed communication skills and succeeds by building positive working relationships with clients and colleagues. Blair is a proactive member of the IOTSA team and one of our key go to guys on process automation security aspects.

Serkan Yusuf

Serkan is a multi-discipline and versatile OT Consultant Engineer with 20+ years experience gained within the Information Technology and OT Industrial Automation & Control sectors. Serkan began his career with a major automation and control vendor, where he developed and honed his engineering skills on many flagship mega-projects. Career progression has seen Serkan move into consultancy roles where he has provided Operational Technology cyber security subject matter expertise (SME) to major Blue chip companies. Technical problem solving and presenting solutions provide Serkan with job satisfaction. Serkan brings a wealth of practical hands-on experience in OT Cyber Security and is a high-value addition to the IOTSA team.

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Management Team

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Andrei Petrovski

With more than 20-year experience of working in academia, teaching a variety of disciplines roughly falling into the category of Computer Networks, Infrastructure and Security. His research expertise and interests include practical application of computer-assisted measurements, predictive maintenance, security of sensor and computer networks. He uses these technologies for remote monitoring, improving versatility and security of instrumentation systems, as well as for adding intelligent features to these systems (sensor fusion, adaptive and predictive control, fuzzy diagnostics and calibration). Application domains of his research include oil and gas industry, medicine and health informatics, electrical power systems and cyber security.
“I see my role in the Association as an academic lead, who sets up the educational agenda and provides a sound judgement on various research and academic activities taking place within the network”

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Olav Foster

Olav is a seasoned leader in the delivery of robust and secure Operational Technology (OT) systems across the industrial landscape including, Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Pharmaceutical, Building Controls & Security, Manufacturing & Energy. As cyber security standards have developed, Olav has ensured their implementation within the complex and large-scale projects for which he has been commercially and technically responsible. Within his 30 year career, he has held roles from control system engineer through system integration manager and senior project manager, delivering Industrial Control & Safety Systems, Building Management & Security Systems, Management Information Systems, Production Information and Plant Optimisation Systems. Equally at home managing projects to the most stringent quality standards or coordinating the technical design challenges in integrating complex multi-vendor systems, Olav’s focus is always on delivering the right robust, secure and performant solution and is happy to share his expertise and insights with the IOTSA community.

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Andrew Oliver

Andrew is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers, with an extensive career in senior technical leadership roles. He has a track record of delivering high-quality project results and positive change outcomes, especially in situations that combine Engineering, Manufacturing, OT and IT. His career has seen him lead multidiscipline teams in US, Europe, India and Asia. He has also mentored many individuals in their technical careers. Most recently Andy was Programme Manager for a substantial OT cyber security programme for a global chemicals company and is currently engaged on large scale OT Cybersecurity initiatives for a global brand. As a result, Andy offers insights into programme and project delivery to the benefit of the IOTSA community.

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Blair Traynor

Blair is a versatile and experienced Consultant / Lead Engineer within the Process Automation industry with 20 years experience and well-developed technical, design, commissioning and management skills. Involved in large-scale process automation and, network OT and IT infrastructure projects for major blue chip companies. Highly motivated, confident and committed team player, working best in a challenging, results-driven environment, who has well-developed communication skills and succeeds by building positive working relationships with clients and colleagues. Blair is a proactive member of the IOTSA team and one of our key go to guys on process automation security aspects.

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Serkan Yusuf

Serkan is a multi-discipline and versatile OT Consultant Engineer with 20+ years experience gained within the Information Technology and OT Industrial Automation & Control sectors. Serkan began his career with a major automation and control vendor, where he developed and honed his engineering skills on many flagship mega-projects. Career progression has seen Serkan move into consultancy roles where he has provided Operational Technology cyber security subject matter expertise (SME) to major Blue chip companies. Technical problem solving and presenting solutions provide Serkan with job satisfaction. Serkan brings a wealth of practical hands-on experience in OT Cyber Security and is a high-value addition to the IOTSA team.