TMCNet:  EnerNex Continues to Expand Energy Systems Security Division

[April 23, 2013]

EnerNex Continues to Expand Energy Systems Security Division

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. --(Business Wire)--

EnerNex continues to bolster the firm's energy systems security division with the addition of Larry Pesce as Principal Consultant.

With over fifteen years of experience and a notable reputation within the industry, Pesce joins EnerNex with expertise in progressive engineering, information security, training and management, as well as HIPAA regulatory expertise. To add to his long list of accomplishments, he is a SANS Certified Instructor with experience in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. In addition, Pesce is co-host, researcher, content producer, and community educator with PaulDotCom.


As Principal Consultant, Pesce will be tasked with penetration testing control-systems, back-office IT, field devices, and various communications systems. Additionally, Larry's teaching expertise will be relied on to cross train fellow team members and to assist in the development and delivery of the EnerNex Smart Grid training program which will be rolled out this summer.

Prior to EnerNex, Pesce was the Senior Security Consultant with NWN (News - Alert) Corporation responsible for performing information security consulting engagements including: vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, security and risk assessments, regulatory compliance reviews, incident response, physical security, wireless security, password cracking, web application assessment and computer forensics investigations.

Slade Griffin, EnerNex Director of Energy Systems Security stated: "Larry's unparalleled experience in compliance auditing, consulting, and penetration testing adds a dynamic new level to the EnerNex team. His previous work will assist EnerNex and our clients as we work together to provide innovative new security solutions in the constantly changing field of critical infrastructure security."

About EnerNex

EnerNex, established in 2003, provides research, engineering and consulting services, for the electric power industry. EnerNex focuses on providing services around the development and application of new and emerging electric power technologies to engineer a cleaner, smarter energy system of the future.


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