Piotr Ciepiela
IoT and operational technology, as vital elements of critical infrastructure, require security consideration from both risk reduction and regulatory compliance perspectives.

Piotr Ciepiela

EY EMEIA Security & Critical Infrastructure Leader, Associate Partner, EY EMEIA Advisory Center

Critical infrastructure security and operational technology leader. Over 14 years of experience managing international, complex OT and IoT security projects. Team and thought leader. Strategy former.

A globally recognized leader in critical infrastructure and industrial control systems (ICS) security, Piotr is the co-founder of our operational technology (OT) and IoT teams at EY.

He participates in the creation of international OT and cybersecurity standards, supports various governments in critical infrastructure protection and has contributed to current regulations, methods and standards.

Since 2008, he has been responsible for building ICS and OT security competencies within EY. With vast practical experience in OT systems security architecture, improvements and implementations, he has led numerous ICS projects in the US, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Having co-authored a book on critical infrastructure and numerous publications regarding ICS and SCADA security, he lectures at conferences related to critical infrastructure regulations.

Piotr holds a master’s degree in Cryptography and Computer Networks from the West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin.

How Piotr is building a better working world

“We want to take advantage of technology and fast information flow without drowning in the sea of security issues jeopardizing our businesses. In my work, I focus on strengthening cybersecurity resilience of critical infrastructures, which unlocks the potential for digital transformation. I aim to connect three perspectives: business on crafting strategies to securely maintain operations in the age of digital disruption, government on creating effective regulations to achieve the desired level of security without slowing down innovation and community on connecting IoT and OT professionals globally to raise awareness and create a platform for cooperation.”