Mr. Fradenburgh has over 35 years of experience with information security and over 12 years of experience with the electric power industry. Mr. Fradenburgh is an expert in the Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Reliability Standards from the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), completed NERC auditor training in 2009 and 2012, and has participated in numerous Regional Entity compliance audits as an entity SME, as a Regional Entity audit team member, and as a NERC Observer.
Mr. Fradenburgh regularly attends NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection Committee (CIPC) meetings, and he was a contributing member of the NERC Risk Assessment Working Group, which developed Critical Asset and Critical Cyber Asset identification guidelines for Standard CIP-002, V1-3. Mr. Fradenburgh served as an Observer Participant member of the first CIP Version 5 Standard Drafting Team and also supported subsequent CIP Standards Revisions Drafting Teams.
Since joining N&ST, Mr. Fradenburgh has worked with all types of NERC Registered Entities to help them achieve and maintain CIP compliance through rigorous program assessment, program development and execution, and audit support. Specific CIP compliance task s he has performed include Compliance Assessments, Gap Analyses, Gap Remediation, RSAW Development and Audit Preparation, Mock Audits, Cyber Vulnerability Assessments and compliance program management and oversight. His most recent engagements include:
Mr. Fradenburgh’s previous employers include Greenwich Technology Partners, General Dynamics C4 Systems, RSA Security, and Internet pioneer BBN Corporation.
Mr. Fradenburgh is a graduate of Brown University and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).