Stacy BreslerManaging Partner
Stacy Bresler is a seasoned security and compliance consultant who has been involved with the energy sector since 1996. He is a former bank cybersecurity consultant, former electric utility employee, former Corporate Information Security Officer (PacifiCorp) and served as a NERC Critical Infrastructure 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 formal NERC Audits and has been a trusted security consultant for many different industries.
Mr. Bresler, as a Principal Investigator at EnergySec, was instrumental in helping lead a unique industry-specific security organization toward sustainability as part of a Department of Energy (DOE) collaborative agreement. The project was to build a national electric sector cyber security organization which became what EnergySec is today. In addition to his NERC auditor certifications, Stacy has held credentials as a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM), Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), SANS GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).