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EnerNex has expanded its Smart Grid Labs team with additions to its cybersecurity staff. Louis Wilder and Russel Van Tuyl have joined the company and will be responsible for the following duties:

  • carrying out vulnerability assessments and/or penetration testing in varied environments;
  • offering remediation and mitigation for new and existing data security threats in an energy services environment;
  • performing incident response and forensic analysis in a variety of different scenarios and environments; and
  • assisting EnerNex's utility and equipment manufacturing clients stay up to date with the latest security threats and mitigation methodologies.

Wilder is a senior consultant in energy systems security with over 25 years of experience. In his new role role, he will help lead the division in vulnerability assessments and/or penetration testing.

Prior to joining EnerNex, Wilder served as principal investigator for cybersecurity research at Oak Ridge National Lab. In an earlier position at Los Alamos National Lab, he served as principal investigator and developed models and simulations to analyze critical infrastructures for the intelligence community.

Previously, Van Tuyl served as an IT infrastructure engineer at the Tennessee Valley Authority.


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