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Richard Brooks

Co-Founder and Lead Software Engineer, Reliable Energy Analytics LLC

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Member since: 2018

Successful developer of Energy Industry B2B and Cyber security standards at North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) (www.naesb.org) since 1995; ANSI Meritorious Service Award Recipient; https://www.naesb.org//pdf/082801pr.pdf

Vice Chairman, NAESB,  Wholesale Electric Quadrant (WEQ) Executive Committee and Chairman of WEQ Business Practices Subcommittee; long standing member of NAESB's Cybersecurity Subcommittee.

Inventor of patent pending technology: METHODS FOR VERIFICATION OF SOFTWARE OBJECT AUTHENTICITY AND INTEGRITY and the Software Assurance Guardian™ (SAG ™) Point Man™ (SAG-PM™) software and SAGScore™ cybersecurity risk score for software object trustworthiness as part of a comprehensive software supply chain risk assessment process, adhering to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework V1.1. Maintainer of the Cyber Risk Score Catalog, showing all available cyber risk score options and their intended use.

Lead Software Engineer for Reliable Energy Analytic's Software Assurance Guardian™ Point Man™ (SAG-PM™) software to protect the bulk electric system from harmful software objects, in accordance with FERC Order 850 and NERC CIP-010-3, R1, Part  1.6 Software Integrity and Authenticity Verification by applying NIST Cybersecurity Framework V1.1 best practices for risk assessment and management; SAG-PM Description

Over 35 years developing software products and solutions in the Energy industry with 14 years working at ISO New England building the ISO's Business Intelligence and Data Analytics platforms and Enterprise Architecture. Software Architect for the "Always on Capacity Exchange" solution for wholesale capacity market reforms, now under consideration by NEPOOL. Extensive experience leading technical teams in the design and development of Advanced Data Analytic platforms used in Risk Management, Market Monitoring, data mining and operational support within the Energy industry. This experience has resulted in a comprehensive understanding of ISO New England’s applications and data, across markets (DA/RT, FCM, FTR and Reserves) and functions (System Planning, Settlements, Risk Management, Market Monitoring and Cybersecurity/PKI). Experience with other US utilities and RTO's (ERCOT) and the European Energy Markets having worked with EirGrid, the ISO for Ireland.

Additional information available at http://www.reliableenergyanalytics.com