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Richard Pethia

Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute
Director of the CERT Program
Richard Pethia is the Director of the CERT Program at the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI). The program conducts research and development activities to produce technology and systems management practices that help organizations recognize, resist, and recover from attacks on networked systems. The program’s CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) has formed a partnership with the Department of Homeland Security to provide a national cybersecurity system, US-CERT. In 2003, Pethia was awarded the position of SEI Fellow for his vision and leadership in establishing the CERT/CC, for his development of the research and development program, and for his ongoing work and leadership in the areas of information assurance and computer and network security. Pethia is also a co-director of Carnegie Mellon University’s CyLab.  CyLab is a public/private partnership to develop new technologies for measurable, available, secure, trustworthy, and sustainable computing and communications systems. This university-wide, multidisciplinary initiative involves more than 200 faculty, students, and staff at Carnegie Mellon.