Galen Rasche is a Senior Program Manager in the Power Delivery and Utilization (PDU) Sector at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), managing the Cyber Security and Privacy Program. This program performs applied research in the areas of protective measures, managing threats, and information assurance. Additionally, he is responsible for coordinating the cyber security research across the PDU Sector, Generation Sector, and Nuclear Sector. He is experienced in the areas of cyber security, Smart Grid security and the penetration testing of embedded systems. He is also the CIGRE U.S. National Committee Study Committee D2 representative.
Prior to joining EPRI, Rasche led the Embedded and Application Security Group at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI). In this position, he was the project manager for multiple Advanced Metering Infrastructure penetration testing projects. Rasche has also performed cyber security research for the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) and additionally managed cyber security projects for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and commercial clients.