Biography of Mark Heard, GICSP
ICS Security Consultant at Mandiant
Mark Heard is a native Tennessean who worked at Eastman Chemical Company in Kingsport, TN, as a control systems engineer for over 30 years. Mr. Heard has experience with a variety of Industrial Control Systems and a continuing interest in computer and network technologies. He was active in ACC Chemical Sector Cybersecurity Program teams and in ISA99/IEC62443 standard working groups since 2002. Mr. Heard has also represented the chemical sector on DHS Process Control Systems Forum (PCSF) and Industrial Control Systems Joint Working Group (ICSJWG) programs. He helped write the “Roadmap to Secure Control Systems in the Chemical Sector” and chartered the ACC Roadmap Implementation Working Group for the chemical sector. Mr. Heard also spent a year in the Eastman IT Security Group before joining Red Tiger Security in 2012 to provide ICS cybersecurity assessments, consulting, and training. He represented Integrator and Consultant interests for the ICSJWG Steering Team from 2013 to 2016. Mr. Heard began working for the Mandiant ICS Consulting team in 2015.