Talisman consultants have extensive experience in assessing security programs and risks at both nuclear and non-nuclear facilities. Talisman consultants have previously served in management positions at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy, US Secret Service, and other military and commercial organizations.
For example, Jim Wiggins is the former Director of the NRC Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response; Barry Westreich formerly served as Deputy Directory of the NRC Division of Security Operations; and Mike Shannon formerly managed NRC Region IV programs overseeing physical security and emergency preparedness. In addition, John Piper is a former manager of the Forensic Sciences Division and Technical Security Division at the US Secret Service; he subsequently served as manager of global security engineering and risk management for ExxonMobil.
Talisman can provide a full range of services in security, including risk assessments, program development and licensing, NERC critical infrastructure evaluations, systems design and implementation, force-on-force inspection preparation, training, testing, and regulatory compliance.