How do you secure and optimize critical infrastructures with blockchain technology? What does this mean IoT security and optimization and why should I care?
Michael Mylrea is a Deputy Director for Cyber Security at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) with over 15 years’ experience working on cyber security, energy, technology and national security issues. This experience includes leadership positions in industry and government, including, but not limited to: U.S. Department of Energy and Defense, Cyber Innovation Development (CSO 7 Co-Founder), Deloitte, U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit, Lakeside Oil, Harvard Berkman Center, and Good Harbor Consulting. At PNNL, Michael leads several cyber security, Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain projects, including one of the first grid cyber security blockchain projects sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. Michael is also a subject matter expert on various industrial control system cyber security projects, leading vulnerability assessment teams and providing cyber security expertise to several industry and government partners, including Rocky Mountain Institute and Energy Web Foundation’s Blockchain initiative and Washington State’s Internet of Things Council.
Michael is a NSF Executive CyberCorps Fellow and completed his doctoral course work at George Washington University and an M.S. in Cyber Security, focusing on cyber resilience for critical infrastructure. Michael received a Master’s degree from The Fletcher School at Tufts University, where he focused on international cyber security policy and law, while cross-enrolling in accredited coursework at Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Michael received two BAs from University of Wisconsin-Madison; and is a U.S. Fulbright Scholarship recipient.