Industrial Cybersecurity Lead, Siemens Energy, Norway
Mr. Christopher Fitzhugh, CISSP, GICSP, GCIP, is currently the Principal Cybersecurity Officer for North America, and SIEMENS Energy’s Industrial Cybersecurity Lead for the United States. With a 20+ year Cyber career spanning the U.S. Military, Intelligence Community and Energy Sector, Mr. Fitzhugh brings the unique perspective of Nation-State Attack and Defense to the Industrial Security Field. Having spent 7 years with the Headquarters U.S. Department of Energy Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, Mr. Fitzhugh has stress-tested the capabilities of some of the most highly guarded facilities in the world. He has written policy and governance affecting thousands of closed systems and ICS Solutions worldwide. Mr. Fitzhugh is a strong advocate for IEC62443, participating on several committees centered on promoting and fielding 62443 Internationally, and being a strong advocate for its adoption throughout the energy sector in North America.