Sam Merrell is an SEI alumni employee.
Sam Merrell is a member of the technical staff in the CERT Program at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI). As a part of the Survivable Enterprise Management Team, Merrell works with organizations to improve their information security management practices. This work has included FISMA compliance efforts and analysis of information security programs of Federal agencies. He is currently working on Critical Information Infrastructure Protection projects within the U.S. as well as internationally. Prior to joining the SEI, Merrell spent seven years as the Information Technology Manager for a Pittsburgh-area community bank. Prior to that, he was an information technology consultant, primarily supporting the IBM AS/400. Merrell holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh and holds the CISSP certification as well as the SANS GGSC certificate.