Software Engineering Institute
Matthew Nicolai is a graduate research assistant in the SEI’s CERT Division where he works on situational awareness projects with an emphasis on zero trust architecture. He is a master of science candidate in information security policy and management at Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. Nicolai holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California, Riverside. Prior to attending graduate school, he worked on privacy and security matters within the federal sector.