Industrial 4.0 IOT/OT Security, Threat Detection and Mitigating Cyber Impact on Safety Systems
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Glenn Merrell

Freelance Consulting
Industrial Control Systems Security
Mr. Glenn Merrell, CAP is a senior industry consultant applying extensive experience in Industrial Control Systems (ICS), automation, safety, Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) and industrial security. Mr. Merrell is an ISA Certified Automation Professional with over 30 years of cross-sector multi-discipline expertise in industrial control systems, possessing a wide expertise base in real-time control systems including but not limited to electrical, instrumentation, process, manufacturing, machine and factory automation, Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS), industrial networks, SCADA, ICS Cyber Security and many others.
Mr. Merrell has a wide range of cross-sector knowledge spanning many aspects of product and process development projects from stakeholder management, conceptualization through project deployment in North America and global regulatory environments. He has experience encompassing project management, hardware and software development, system testing, quality assurance and quality control, conformity in regulatory environments CFR/FERC/NERC CIP, system-production-product-process validation, hazard assessment/ risk mitigation, and process improvement. Mr. Merrell additionally performs European Union EC/CE compliance self-certification training and compliance in many areas of EU Directives involving ICS and the Machinery Directive.
His substantial client list includes IBM, Siemens, Daimler / Mercedes Benz, Universal Studios, Miller Coors, Roche, AMGEN, MolyCorp, Maxtor, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Kellogg, Armor Dial, Arizona Public Service, Gates Rubber Co., and many other companies.
To round out Mr. Merrell’s qualifications, he is an active standards committee member serving as co-chair of WG10- ISA99/IEC62443, assisting many Critical Infrastructure Protection Sector professional groups, ISA5 (symbols & diagrams), ISA18 (signals and alarms), ISA84 (functional safety / EEP), ISA/IEC 99/62443 (industrial automation control systems security) and ISA101 (HMI); he has participated as an ICS Cyber Security professional and ICSJWG member under the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ICS-CERT for Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) on Cross Sector, Workforce Development, Vendor, R&D and International workgroups previously under the DHS Critical Infrastructure Protection Advisory Council (CIPAC).

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