Jim McCarthy

Senior Security Engineer, NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence

Jim McCarthy is a Senior Security Engineer at the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE). He currently serves as the lead for NCCoE energy sector projects where his work focuses on security data analytics, secure architecture for power delivery systems, IT/OT asset management, and situational awareness for the electric sector. Prior to joining the NCCoE, McCarthy worked in various cybersecurity roles at the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the US Department of Transportation, where he managed cybersecurity incident response teams and conducted security assessments on components of the nation’s critical infrastructure systems.