AICPA SOC Service Organizations - Certrec

How to Reduce Your Utility’s Cybersecurity Risks

Reducing Your NERC CIP Risk with a Security Operations Center


Certrec and XenexSoC will help you understand where you might have gaps in your NERC CIP standards and how XeneX’s SOC-as-a-Service solution can save you money and reduce your NERC noncompliance risk. As cyber-attacks increase, it is important that utilities meet these threats to avoid costly reputational and equipment damage.

XeneX’s SOC-as-a-Service integrates virtually everything needed with Certrec’s experts and technology so your utility can meet NERC CIP compliance requirements and address cybersecurity gaps in real time.


Thursday, August 17, 2023 – 10:00 to 10:40 AM Central Time


Fas Mosleh
Certrec Alliances, Strategic Marketing

Fas is responsible for business growth (alliances, strategic marketing and business development) at Certrec, a SaaS and technology solutions provider for the energy industry.

He developed business strategy and products at IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Agilent Technologies, Micron, Kodak, Avago Technologies (Broadcom) with operational experience in cloud software, information security, enterprise IT infrastructure, imaging, and smartphone electronics.

Fas has managed corporate venture funding, M&A, and IP acquisitions and has been an executive at several technology ventures in cybersecurity, cloud computing, and intellectual property licensing. Fas’ team developed the first slow-motion camera for iPhones and the first front-facing cameras for smartphones, making selfies possible.

Fas graduated with a Bachelor’s in Physics, and Math from Imperial College, University of London, and a Master’s in EE from Durham University and is an Associate of the Royal College of Science.

Kevin Nikkhoo
CEO at CloudAccess, Inc. DBA XeneX

A technology executive and innovator with over 40 years of experience in Information Technology specifically in the areas of cloud, security, and consulting services. Passionate for customer success, delivers value for all stakeholders by leveraging the latest technology to create solutions that address markets looking for a solution. Has extensive experience in growing startups to successful exits and builds high performance teams.

Reputation for building entrepreneurial businesses and delivering significant revenue and profit growth, as well as shareholder value creation. Strength in developing dynamic strategies that create winning product portfolios, go-to-market results, market awareness and market leading customer satisfaction.

Prior to XeneX led Crescent Enterprise Solutions, Vertex Systems, and other technology firms. Author of several technology books, speaker in industry shows and conferences, and recipient of several industry awards, Kevin holds a BS in Computer Engineering from McGill University, MS in Computer Engineering from CSU Los Angeles, and an MBA from USC.