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Ben Miller

Vice President Professional Services and R&D

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Certifications
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Global Information Assurance Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM)

Ben Miller is Vice President of Professional Services and R&D with Dragos, Inc., where he leads a team of analysts in performing active defense inside of ICS/SCADA networks. In this capacity he is responsible for a range of services including threat hunting, incident response, penetration testing and assessments for industrial community as well as advanced research and innovation within ICS security.

Ben Miller leads the Dragos team of experts who are on the front lines in solving some of the toughest security challenges for the world’s most critical infrastructure.

An information security veteran with over two decades’ experience, Ben has focused on the unique challenges of securing and defending industrial control systems. He began his critical infrastructure journey as an electric asset owner where he was responsible for detecting and responding to threats across a Fortune 150 enterprise where he became acquainted with security challenges for transmission, generation, and nuclear environments. Ben then joined the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC). In what was to become the Electricity Information Sharing and Analysis Center (E-ISAC), Ben worked closely with federal agencies and industry across a variety threats, vulnerabilities, and other matters as it relates to the North American bulk electric system. He is an accomplished speaker at conferences around the world and occasionally writes for various publications.

Prior to his role at Dragos, Ben was the Associate Director at the E-ISAC and led cyber analysis for the sector. He and his team focused on leading edge cyber activities as they relate to the North American bulk electric system. Ben was recognized as instrumental in building new capabilities surrounding information sharing and analytics in his five years at the E-ISAC. Before then, Ben built and led a team of nine focused on Network Security Monitoring, forensics, and incident response at a Fortune 150 energy firm. His team received numerous accolades from industry and law enforcement. During this time he also served in a CIP implementation project and various enterprise-wide mitigation programs.

Ben has served in various roles including both planner and player roles in GridEx I, II, and III. He served as a facilitator of several NERC Task Forces including the Cyber Attack Task Force, and is an acknowledged contributor to NIST SP 800-150. Ben is an accomplished speaker in various venues including Black Hat, SANS, ICSJWG, ShmooCon and others. He was recognized by SANS as a 2017 Difference Maker Award Winner for his contributions to the electricity sector.

In his spare time, he enjoys the simple pleasures of outdoor cooking with his family in Maryland.

Want Ben’s frontline perspective for an upcoming event or news feature? Send your request to press@dragos.com

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