Steve Herrin is the Director of Cyber Security Programming in support of the Energy and Technology Governance Program (ETAG) and the Utility Cyber Security Initiative (UCSI), joining USEA in November 2020. Steve had previously been with the North American Electric Reliability’s Electricity Information Sharing Analysis Center (E-ISAC) since August 2015 serving as the Director of Operations and Strategic Partnerships as well as leading the Cybersecurity Risk Information Sharing Program (CRISP). His responsibilities included oversight of Watch Operations, Physical Security Analysis, and the Cyber Threat Intelligence teams.
In the prior eight years with the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Infrastructure Protection, he served as the Branch Chief of the Infrastructure Analysis Branch evaluating the potential consequences of disruption from physical or cyber threats and incidents. After graduating from Georgia State University with a Bachelors in Business Administration in Risk Management and Insurance, he joined the insurance brokerage firm McGriff, Seibels and Williams, Inc. as a Marketing Account Executive managing portfolios for many large electric utility clients. Steve received his Executive MBA from Georgetown University in 2015 and served in the US Navy Submarine Service for over twelve years.