Jacob Brodsky – BSc, PE
Chief Engineer and Co-Founder of Infracritical
As one of the core members of Infracritical, Jacob Brodsky has provided invaluable insight into the SCADA and industrial control systems realm. Additionally, Jake has been one of the co-founders and active participants in the SCADASEC mailing list, incepted February 2008. Jake and members of the SCADA and SCADA security communities, are working towards a fundamental understanding of ‘SCADA security’, developing communities of trust, and workign towards ensuring that SCADA security principles and practices remain focused and ‘on track’.
Jake’s background has over 23 years of experience working on just about every aspect of SCADA and industrial control systems, including assembly language firmware coding, ladder logic programming, systems programming for many platforms and languages, and has a significant telecommunications background including FDM and Digital Microwave radio engineering, component level repair of radio equipment, radio path engineering, WAN and LAN design.
He has written SCADA protocol drivers, and re-engineered process instrumentation and control problems. As a register, as well as a graduate from The Johns Hopkins University in 1990 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Jake’s education has given him clear insight and fundamental and vast knowledge on the development and implementation of industrial control systems in the field.
Mr. Brodsky is a voting member of the DNP3 Technical Committee, a contributing member of ISA-99, and a member of the American Water-Works Association. In his spare time he enjoys brewing beer, piloting airplanes, tinkering with ham radio, and (most importantly) reading to his three children.
Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
Professional Engineer in Control Systems
State of Maryland