Andy Bochman

Idaho National Laboratory

Mr. Bochman provides strategic guidance to senior USG and industry leaders on topics at the intersection of grid and critical infrastructure modernization and security. A frequent speaker, writer and standards developer, Andy has provided analysis on energy sector security actions, standards and gaps to DOE, DOD, DHS, FERC, NERC, NIST, NARUC, the Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council (ESCC), and state utility commissions, most recently testifying before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on energy infrastructure cybersecurity issues. He previously was Global Energy & Utilities Security Lead at IBM and Senior Adviser at the Chertoff Group in Washington, DC.

Andy is currently researching a book on applying engineering fundamentals to critical infrastructure cyber challenges. His recent publications include: “the National Security Case for Simplicity in Energy Infrastructure” (CSIS, 2015), “IoT, Automation, Autonomy and Megacities in 2025: A Dark Preview” (CSIS, 2017), "The Missing Chief Security Officer" (CXO, 2018) and "Internet Insecurity: the Brutal Truth" (HBR, 2018).

A critical infrastructure cybersecurity SME listed with the U.S. State Department Speakers Bureau, Andy is currently researching a book on applying engineering fundamentals to critical infrastructure cyber challenges. His most recent publications include: “The Missing Chief Security Officer" (CXO) and "Internet Insecurity: the Brutal Truth" (HBR).

Prior to joining INL, he was the Global Energy Security Lead at IBM and a Senior Advisor at the Chertoff Group in Washington, DC. Mr. Bochman received a BS degree from the U.S. Air Force Academy and an MA from Harvard University.


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