Mike Gazzillo
Senior Security Consultant

Mike Gazzillo, Senior Security Consultant

Mr. Gazzillo has more than 19 years of experience in operations infrastructure architecture, network management, and administration of IT systems.   

Since joining N&ST in 2014 and over the last five years, Mr. Gazzillo has led mock audits on Version 3 and 5 technical standards, acted as a subject matter expert for CIP-007 and CIP-009 audits, led corrective actions for response to FERC findings, participated in compliance audit preparation and direct entity support during audits, Cyber Vulnerability Assessments, FERC order compliance audit assessments, Backup and Data archive design and remediation, NERC CIP compliance assessments and RSAW reviews.  

Prior to joining N&ST in 2014, Mr. Gazzillo worked as a consultant for SAIC for 9 years, providing assistance to the CIP program for NYSIF and working to bring the company into compliance. During his tenure, Mr. Gazzillo was brought in to create a long-term support team to manage the company’s CIP-007 and CIP-009 programs and served as the SME in these areas in the company’s 2012 audit. Previous non-CIP related engagements include Johns Hopkins and Pfizer, where he led an effort to consolidate CFR part 11 regulated systems. Prior to his consulting career, Mr. Gazzillo worked as an Associate IT Director at Daticom LLC, and as a Systems Integration Manager at Time Warner Cable.

Mr. Gazzillo has a BS in Computer Science from Rutgers University and is ITIL v3 certified.