Steve Vandenberg| Security Team Lead at BC Hydro

Steve VandenbergBiography of Steve Vandenberg
Security Team Lead at BC Hydro

Steve Vandenberg has held a variety of technical and leadership positions with General Electric, Hess, the US State Department and BC Hydro, the British Columbia electric utility.   Steve has worked in the Middle East, Asia, Europe and the Americas in the areas of SCADA and Controls Engineering, Cyber Security, Securing and Integrating New Systems, Critical Infrastructure Protection and Emerging Threats.

Steve was responsible for the first implementation of the NERC CIP standards at BC Hydro.

Most recently, Steve led the team of IT security professionals, labs and vendors that were responsible for delivery of the full scope cyber security of BC Hydro’s Smart Meter Infrastructure program, a $2 Billion, 2 million meter AMI deployment.  The team’s responsibilities included security design, assessment, testing and incident response for the meters, routers, tools and back end.

Steve holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University, an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, a Professional Engineer license, a PMP, CRISC and CISSP certifications.