Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University
Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University

Staff Profile

Sid Faber

Technical Manager, CERT Program

Key Responsibilities

Sid Faber is the technical manager of the Situational Awareness branch of the CERT® Coordination Center in the CERT Program at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI).  This branch researches and prototypes enterprise-wide sensing solutions, develops tactic-specific mitigation capabilities, and evaluates solutions for integrating into existing architectures.  The Situational Awareness branch also manages the annual FloCon conference.

Faber also serves as an adjunct faculty member at the Carnegie Mellon University Heinz College of Information Systems & Management and at the University of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences.  

Professional Background

Prior to joining the SEI, Faber worked as a security architect with Federated Investors, one of the largest investment managers in the United States. His experience includes more than fifteen years in software application security, development, and evaluation, and five years in the U.S. Navy Nuclear Power Officer program.

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