Nadya Bartol leads UTC cybersecurity initiatives world-wide. A dynamic leader, she works with UTC members and numerous industry partners to design, develop, and deliver practical solutions that help solve immediate utility cybersecurity challenges. She leads a number of industry initiatives driving strategic solutions to long term utility cybersecurity challenges including workforce development, utility modernization, and IT/OT convergence. An experienced convener of technical experts, Nadya moderates several peer-to-peer utility-focused cybersecurity forums where utilities share their daily cybersecurity challenges and solutions for quick application to standing problems.
A leader in cybersecurity standardization, Nadya is responsible for driving the initiation, justification, development, and completion of the first global standard addressing security risks associated with supplier relationships, ISO/IEC 27036. She is an active contributor to US cybersecurity initiatives including the development and implementation of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework, development of Energy Delivery Systems Cybersecurity Procurement Language, and creation of harmonized cybersecurity standards and best practices in the utilities and communications sectors.
Nadya is a consummate people leader and program manager. Before joining UTC, Nadya worked at global management and technology consulting company where she was responsible for leading multidisciplinary teams to capture, develop, and deliver cybersecurity services to US government and commercial clients. Nadya is a frequent speaker at premier industry events including RSA conference and SANS ICS Security Summits. Additionally, Nadya reaches a significant social media audience as host of the monthly UTC cybersecurity informational webinar series and via the numerous educational webinars she produces/collaborates in creating.