Welcome to Applied Control Solutions

Contact Information:
(408) 253-7934
blogsite - www.controlglobal.com/unfettered

Providing strategic consulting to optimize and secure Control Systems used in industry, manufacturing, transportation, building controls, and defense

More than 40 years of industry leadership in control systems and control system cyber security including Managing Director of ISA99, Industrial Automation and Control System Cyber Security

Author of:

Protecting Industrial Control Systems from Electronic Threats, May 2010, ISBN: 978-1-60650-197-9

Cyber Security Policy Guidebook, 2012, ISBN:978-1-118-02780-6

Electric Power Substations Engineering, Chapter 17 Cyber Security of Substation Control and Diagnostic Systems, ISBN 0-8493-1703-7

Electric Power Substations Engineering, Second Edition, Chapter 17, Cyber Security of Substation Control and Diagnostic Systems, ISBN 0-88393-7383-2

Securing Water and WasteWater Systems, Global Experiences, 2013, ISBN:978-3-319-01091-5

Data Center Handbook: Plan, Design, Build, and Operations of a Smart Data Center, Chapter 20: “Cyber-Security and Data Centers”, 2nd Edition, May 2021, Wiley, SBN: 978-1-119-59750-6

  • Provided more than 100 presentations, 10 short courses on ICS security
  • Developed 2 IEEE Expert Now! courses on ICS Cyber Security
  • Prepared White Paper on ICS Security for the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Blue Ribbon Panel for the 44th President
  • Provided testimony to five congressional committees and input to various government agencies
  • Performing numerous ICS cyber security risk and vulnerability assessments
  • Compiling ICS cyber incident database with more than 1,300 actual ICS cyber incidents with more than 1,500 deaths to date and more than $80Billion in direct damage
  • Supported MITRE and NIST to extend NIST standards to include ICS
  • Supported Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for cyber security
  • Supporting IEEE, ISA, IEC, CIGRE, NERC CSSWG, NIST Smart Grid
  • Supported DOD on Aurora hardware mitigation projects
  • Provided basis for EMP impacts on SCADA Systems
  • Working with ICS and IT security suppliers
  • Provided expert witnessing support on ICS cyber security
  • Three patents on control and instrumentation systems
  • PE, ISA Fellow, Senior Member IEEE, CISM, CRISC, US Expert to IEC WG10, IEC TC45A, and IEC TC57
  • Real Time ACS

    Protecting Industrial Control Systems from Electronic Threats

    The book may be ordered from Momentum Press