Robert Timpany is the Idaho Chief of Operations for the Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT), an operational division of the department’s National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) and the DHS Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C).
Mr. Timpany has over 20 years of Cybersecurity experience and brings a strong industrial control system experience to DHS. Before coming to the ICS-CERT, Mr. Timpany, was the ICS Cybersecurity Subject Matter expert for the control systems at Idaho National Laboratory. Prior to that work at the laboratory, Mr. Timpany held a wide variety of roles in department management, program management, and individual contributor to a wide variety of control systems and wireless testing.
He retired from the US Army after twenty years of service with assignments in the Infantry, Special Forces, and Cyber. In his Army Cyber assignments, Mr. Timpany conducted Blue Team and Red Team assessments of Army networks as large as 65,000 network nodes. In addition, he was responsible for maintaining operational status of all the cyber systems in the Army’s Operation Center during wartime operations in a 24x7x365 environment.
Mr. Timpany is a Certified Information Systems Security Management Professional, a Certified Information Systems Security Architecture Professional and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional.