Bio: Bryan Singer

Bryan SingerBryan Singer, CISM, CISSP
Symposium Instructor
Automation & SCADA Security Course

Principal Consultant – Kenexis Consulting Corporation
Vice President – Kenexis Security Corporation
Co-Chairman – ISA99 Industrial/Automation Security Standards Committee


Mr. Singer has over 15 years experience in information technology security including 7 years specializing in industrial automation and control systems security, critical infrastructure protection, and counter-terrorism. Mr. Singer’s background focuses on software development, network design, information security, and industrial security. Industry experience includes healthcare, telecommunications, water/wastewater, automotive, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, fossil and hydro power generation, oil and gas, and several others. Mr. Singer has specialized in process intelligence and manufacturing disciplines such as historians, industrial networking, Power and Energy Management (PEMS), Manufacturing Enterprise Systems (MES), Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Condition Based Monitoring (CBM) and others.

He began his professional career with the US Army as an Intelligence Analyst. After the military, Mr. Singer worked in various critical infrastructure fields in software development and systems design, including security. Mr. Singer has worked for great companies such as EnteGreat, Rockwell Automation, FluidIQs, and Wurldtech before joining Kenexis Consulting and co-founding Kenexis Security in 2008. At Kenexis, Mr. Singer is responsible for development, deployment, and management of industrial network design and security services from both a safety and system architecture perspective. He is also the co-chairman of ISA-99 Security Standard, a former board member of the Department of Homeland Security’s Process Control Systems Forum, member of Idaho National Labs recommended practices commission, US  technical expert to IEC, North American Electronics Reliability Corporation (NERC) Drafting Team Member for NERC CIP, and other industry roles.


  • B.S. Computer Information Systems, Phoenix University
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Certified Automation Professional (CAP)

Articles and Presentations

  • Co-author on upcoming book by CRC press on Cyber Security for Critical Infrastructure
  • 2008-2009 delegate as part of ISA’s Automation Federation, an outreach program and lobbying effort on in Washington DC with key Senate, House, and Presidential Staff
  • Various contributions to Automation World Articles 2002-2008
  • Frequent blog author, commenter, and contributing author on SCADASEC, Digital Bond, and others
  • Frequent presenter at ISA Expo, S4, ACS, AWWA, and others
  • Test question drafter for ISA’s Certified Automation Professional (CAP) Exam

Recent Papers

  • A Security Assurance Level Methodology – Kenexis Security 2009
  • Combinatorial Sequence Attack Methodology – Kenexis Security 2009
  • Industrial Network Performance Management – Kenexis Security 2009
  • Open Source Intelligence Collection for Critical Infrastructure Protection, Kenexis Security 2009
  • A SIL Approach to Security – Dr. Nate Kube and Bryan Singer – Wurldtech Security Technologies
  • Securing your Manufacturing Data – BioPharm Magazine Dec 2005