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Mar 16

ETEC Meeting: Jamey Sample, Ernst & Young

March 16, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Jamey Sample
Executive Director, Advisory Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Jamey is the Cybersecurity Practice Leader for the Power and Utilities Sector at EY with over 20 years of experience in establishing and operating enterprise security risk management programs. Most recently, Jamey served as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E). He was accountable for the governance, oversight, and support of PG&E’s enterprise security and critical infrastructure protection program. He was responsible for overall achievement and compliance with regulatory requirements and identifying, assessing, and prioritizing cybersecurity risk.

Prior to PG&E, Jamey served as the CISO for Tennessee Valley Authority and Manager of Information Security at the California Independent System Operator. Jamey served in the United States Navy as a Cryptologic Technician where during his last assignment was the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of U.S. Commander in Chief Pacific, Intelligence Directorate Systems Engineering and Assistant ISSO.

  • Serves as a member of the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) Cyber Policy Task Force that is updating the bipartisan report, Securing Cyberspace for the 44th Presidency, for the 45th This report serves as the primary blueprint for Administration policy and congressional legislative reform in the cyber space. The Task Force is co-chaired by Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO), Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), James A. Lewis and Sameer Bhalotra.
  • Serves as an Advisor to the Department of Energy, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Research and Development Division, on various grant projects. Currently serving as an advisor on the PNNL – Enabling Situation Assessment/Awareness for Utility Operators and Cybersecurity Professionals
  • Jamey has been a member of Department of Energy Risk Management Process and Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model (C2M2); NERC CIP 002-009 Standard drafting team; was a WECC nominated and voting regional member on NERC CIPC for 7 consecutive years; was nominated and served on NERC CIPC Executive Committee for two years; served on the WECC Physical Security Working Group (PSWG); NERC – Joint Product – Remote Access Attacks; IEC Technical Committee 57 Work Group 15; SERC Critical Infrastructure Protection Committee and was a member of and served as Chair of the ISO/RTO Security Working Group and the NERC Standard Project 2010-15 Secure Interactive Remote Access Drafting Team.
  • Assisted in the development of the Global Industrial Cybersecurity Professional (GICSO) Certification. This certification establishes a base level of knowledge and understanding for the diverse set of professionals who engineer, operate, secure, and/or support control systems and share responsibility for the security of these environments.



March 16, 2018
7:30 am - 8:30 am


UT Outreach Center, Homer Fisher Room
1201 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 United States
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