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

Energy Sector Security Consortium
Cyber and Physical Security/Critical Infrastructure Protection SME

Karl Perman serves as a management consultant to the critical infrastructure sector. As a former law enforcement officer and well-respected security professional, Mr. Perman brings over 30-years of critical infrastructure, business protection, compliance, risk management and law enforcement experience to his consulting practice. Working closely with businesses, government agencies and the first responder community he assists with the development and implementation of strategic, value-added solutions which advance the broad mission of addressing the needs of critical infrastructures. 

Over the course of his career, Mr. Perman has developed and implemented critical infrastructure protection programs, developed security technology infrastructure to protect assets, created vulnerability assessments in diverse environments, established organizational strategies and value-added security programs, and led high-level, complex investigations of criminal conduct and employee misconduct. 

Mr. Perman’s career includes senior level positions including Director of Security, North American Transmission Forum; Manager, Infrastructure Protection and Regulatory Compliance at Exelon Corporation; and Manager, Corporate Investigative and Protective Services at Southern California Edison. 

Mr. Perman has served as a Police Officer in both Illinois and Michigan and as a Special Agent for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. He is also a US Army veteran having served in military intelligence and military police units.

An active member of the security field, Mr. Perman’s professional affiliations and appointments include: Chair of the ASIS International Economic Crime Council, Vice Chair of the National Board of Information Security Examiners (NBISE) Smart Grid Control Panel, Member of the Board of Directors of the National Electric Sector Cybersecurity Organization, Member of InfraGard, Security Magazine Editorial Advisory Board Member and Security Technology Executive Board of Advisors. He is a published author of numerous articles pertaining to security and management in leading security industry journals and trade publications, including Security magazine, Security Technology Executive magazine, and Security Management magazine. Karl also wrote two books on the protection of critical infrastructure.  In 2011, he was named to Security magazine’s “Most Influential People in Security.”

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