Jerome Farquharson, CISSP

Jerome Farquharson, CISSP
Practice Manager, Compliance & Infrastructure Protection
Email Jerome
P: 314-682-1628
F: 314-682-1600

Protecting Critical Infrastructure

Protecting Critical Infrastructure

The critical infrastructure of the nation's utilities is essential to modern society. The energy, water, technology, communications and transportation infrastructure you own requires unique and effective security measures.

Burns & McDonnell understands your needs. We have developed this critical infrastructure over the past century, giving us in-depth capabilities in all the areas related to securing it.

The Big Picture

Our thorough best practices and risk management approach assists in the design and implementation of cost-effective compliance and security initiatives that meet developing regulatory standards.

The full range of technical services we provide to utility, governmental, institutional, military, commercial and industrial clients means we understand the functions, processes and intricacies of the infrastructure you protect.

Our involvement and leadership in security industry organizations and standards development committees demonstrates the in-depth capabilities of our security team.

  • Utility-specific security expertise and experience
    • Physical
    • Cyber
    • Operational
  • High-tech and telecommunications expertise, including a blend of traditional utility telecommunications networks and next generation technologies
    • Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) control environments
    • Transmission control protocol/Internet protocol (TCP/IP) technolgoies
    • Optical Ethernet
    • Time-division multiplexing (TDM)-based synchronous optical network (SONET) infrastructure
  • Baseline understanding of existing energy infrastructure
  • Industry-leading utility practice
    • Electrical transmission and distribution
    • Electrical system reliability analysis
    • Water infrastructure