New Alliance in Industrial Security: Ampyx Cyber

Convergence is thrilled to announce a new alliance within the industrial controls systems (ICS) and operational technology (OT) security space with Ampyx Cyber!

Ampyx Cyber is a specialized, services-only, international consulting firm with operations in North America and Europe. Ampyx is a technology-agnostic firm that works with people who have dedicated their careers to serve the industrial ecosystem with deep knowledge, integrity, and professionalism.

With this alliance we will work together to complement our skill sets and bring a level of client engagement that delivers solutions that serves our community in the industrial space with thoughtfulness and integrity. Here a few highlights from the extensive list of professional highlights and certifications that the Ampyx Cyber team brings to the table:

  • GCIP: GIAC Critical Infrastructure Protection – SANS Institute
  • CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional — International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC2)
  • ISSAP: Information Systems Security Architecture Professional, CISSP Concentration — International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC2)
  • SSCP: Systems Security Certified Practitioner — International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC2)
  • CISA: Certified Information Systems Auditor — Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
  • CRISC: Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control – Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
  • DHS-CVI: Department of Homeland Security Certified Chemical-terrorism Vulnerability Information Authorized User – DHS
  • CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker — EC Council
  • NSA IAM: National Security Agency Information Assessment Methodology — INFOSEC Assessment Training and Rating Program (IATRP)
  • First and former Manager of NERC CIP Compliance Audits and Investigations at WECC
  • First NERC CIP auditor in North America
  • Led and/or participated in (>100) NERC CIP Audits in all NERC Regions
  • Drafting of sections of NERC UAS 1200/1300 and NERC CIP versions 1/2/3
  • Drafting of multiple NERC CIP Interpretations
  • Contributing member to NERC CIP Supply Chain Working Group (SCWG) guidance publications
  • Contributing member to NERC Security Integration and Technology Enablement Subcommittee (SITES) guidance publications
  • DOE National Electric Sector Cybersecurity Organization (NESCO) Principal Investigator
  • NARUC/NASEO Cybersecurity Advisory Team for State Solar (CATSS) Advisory Group
  • NARUC/DOE Cybersecurity Advisory Group
  • National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and Idaho National Lab (INL) Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) Energy POC Stakeholders
  • DOE Solar Energy Technology Office (SETO) and National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) Industry Advisory Board (IAB) for the Securing Solar for the Grid (S2G)
  • Named contributor to DHS CISA Cyber Performance Goals (CPGs)