Jeffrey Shearer

IANS Faculty

Jeffrey is the founder and CTO of Gray Man Cyber, an Industrial Cyber Security firm that exists to bridge the knowledge and experience gap between Information Technology (IT), Operational Technology (OT) and Automation professionals through education and staff augmentation. Jeffrey consults with a select clientele to create and move their Industrial Control System (ICS) Cyber Security programs forward. He currently engages with DoE and DoD activities to instruct key stakeholders on the art of Industrial Control System (ICS) Cyber Security blue, red and purple teaming efforts.
  • Industrial Cyber Security
  • Industrial Control System Risk Assessments
  • Industrial Control System Vulnerability Assessments
  • Industrial Control System Network Architectures
  • Industrial Control System Programming

Achievements & Contributions

  • SANS Institute Michael J. Assante ICS Security Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Rockwell Automation’s Subject Matter Expert (SME) representative for Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP) Certification
  • Patent Award: Access Control Method for Disconnected Automation Systems
  • Patent Award: Injection Molding Controller with Machine Modeling
  • Rockwell Automation Engineer of the Year, Applications
  • Rockwell Automation Global Technical Services (GTS) National Winner

Certifications & Credentials

  • SANS Certified Instructor & Co-author of ICS612: ICS Cyber Security In-depth and -ICS310: ICS Cyber Security Fundamentals
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Cisco Industrial Networking Specialist
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Pragmatic Marketing Certified

Hobbies & Fun Facts

Jeffrey is a private pilot and a Systema Russian Martial Art Certified Instructor.