Cybersecurity Practice Engagement Lead
Nimal Gunarathna is a multicertified senior cybersecurity leader with experience in various areas including security for applications, host, networking, cloud, IoT, and Wireless in both IT & OT. Nimal’s two-decade career incorporates research, design specifications, prototypes, engineering, standards compliance, and project management—all throughout the complete system lifecycle. As an avid traveler, hiker and nature lover, he has visited most of the major national parks in the US including a trip to the Tennessee Great Smoky Mountains, where he completed the Abram Falls hike, one of the most dangerous hikes in the US.
Advancing communications technology has brought real benefit to utilities of all kinds. Connectivity allows utilities to gather data from remote industrial control systems, communications devices, and even passive equipment and other ‘things’ as part of the Internet of Things (IoT). This data creates valuable information for greater automation and efficiency, as well as improved customer