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Christopher May

Software Engineering Institute
Chris May is the technical manager of CERT's Workforce Development team. CERT is a program at the Software Engineering Institute, a unit of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. Chris leads large projects with numerous U.S. Government agencies including the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense. Additionally, he teaches graduate courses in applied information assurance and computer forensics for CMU’s Information Networking Institute. Prior to joining the SEI, Chris served eight years in the U.S. Air Force as a communications/computer systems officer. He served in various IT positions in Korea, Japan, and throughout Europe and the United States. May's last Air Force assignment was Chief of the Network Control Center at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He led over 90 technicians, supporting 9,000 users, in the daily operations and maintenance of the 3rd largest base network in the U.S. Air Force. Chris received his bachelor's in education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and a master's in computer resources management from Webster University. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), and a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE). Chris is also a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), and a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force Basic/Advanced Communications Officer Training School in Biloxi, Mississippi.