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Michael Pease

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Michael Pease joined the Engineering Lab at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in 2018 with more than 25 years of experience in both the public and private sector supporting information technology (IT), Cybersecurity, and maintaining cybersecurity programs for IT and operational technology (OT) environments. Michael is currently focused on cybersecurity for industrial control systems (ICS) and their operating environments as a member of the Cybersecurity for Smart Manufacturing Systems Project. Working collaboratively with the NIST Computer Security Division (CSD), the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), and the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), Michael supports developing specific guidance on the application of NIST security standards and guidelines to ICS environments.

Michael has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park and hold certifications from both ISACA and (ISC)2 including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA), and Certified Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC). Additionally, Michael is a Certified Java Programmer and is proficient in multiple technologies including JavaScript, .Net, Python, and C/C++ in addition to SQL and non-SQL databases.