14th Annual Security
& Compliance Summit

Panel – Security Implications of Commercial Drones





Ernie Hayden

Ernie Hayden is a highly experienced and seasoned technical and management consultant, author, speaker, strategist, and thought-leader with extensive experience in Critical Infrastructure/Key Resources management and planning, Industrial Controls and Information Technology security assessment, industrial facilities physical security, and energy and electric utilities operations. His primary activities revolve around inspecting/assessing facilities and processes in these domains, identifying risks, and identifying corrective actions to mitigate vulnerabilities and threats. He is a proven senior executive in the areas of leadership, general management, critical thinking, analysis, and communications. Ernie is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), SANS Global Industrial Controls Security Professional (GICSP with Gold endorsement), and ASIS Physical Security Professional (PSP). He holds a Masters of Infrastructure Planning and Management from the University of Washington in Seattle and is a veteran of the US Navy where he was a qualified Chief Nuclear Engineer. He is well traveled and has worked on every continent except Antarctica.


Brian Harrell

Brian Harrell is the Managing Director of Enterprise Protective Services (EPS) at the Duke Energy Corporation where he leads the enterprise-wide physical security efforts to protect Generation, Transmission, and Distribution of electric power. In addition, EPS provides pipeline, aviation, and dam security, as well as executive protection and investigations (physical and digital).

Join Our Fast Growing Membership Base Today!

Memberships Start At


Contact Us

Send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Not readable? Change text. captcha txt