Brent CastagnettoManaging Partner
CISSP, CBRM, CBRA
Brent Castagnetto is a seasoned information security and compliance consultant who has worked extensively in Cyber and Physical Security since 2004. He is a proven manager with skills and technical depth to span the gap between complex specialized details and real business value. During his time as Manager of Cyber Security Audits at the nation’s largest Regional Entity, Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC), Mr. Castagnetto played an integral role in developing the Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) audit approach nationwide. His leadership was instrumental in driving significant changes to the Technical Feasibility Exception (TFE) process and the NERC Rules of Procedure. During his time at WECC, he also served as co-chair of the Compliance Monitoring Functional Group (CMFG) and on several other committees.
Mr. Castagnetto’s expertise covers regulatory compliance and information security of both the financial services and energy sectors. Prior to joining WECC, he worked as a Security Architect, and later a Senior Sales Engineer, where he successfully implemented large-scale infrastructure projects and managed teams of security professionals. He also has experience administering enterprise network, security, and server infrastructure for several large financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies.