Paul Brubaker

photo of Paul BrubakerPaul Brubaker serves as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy for the Cybersecurity, Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) division within the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response (CESER). CEDS invests in tools and technologies that help the energy sector secure existing infrastructure from cyber threats and design next-generation systems that can detect, reject, and withstand cyber incidents. In his role as CEDS Deputy Assistant Secretary, he supports the Assistant Secretary in achieving CESER’s mission to secure U.S. energy infrastructure against all hazards, reduce the risks of and impacts from cyber events and other disruptive events, and assist with restoration activities.

Prior to joining DOE, Mr. Brubaker led the Alliance for Transportation Innovation advocating for policies and programs to improve the safe, efficient and resilient movement of people and goods.  He previously served as administrator of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration at the U.S. Department of Transportation under President George W. Bush and chairman of the Virginia Center for Innovative Technology.

Brubaker also held executive positions at Cisco Systems, SI International and Litton PRC and previously served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Deputy CIO), chief investigator and minority staff director on the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Oversight, and as a program evaluator for the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

He graduated from Youngstown State University and Kent State University’s Graduate School of Management.

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