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Building Staff Competence in Security

In this podcast, Barbara Laswell describes specifications that define the knowledge, skills, and competencies required for a range of security positions.

Software Engineering Institute



Practical specifications and guidelines now exist that define necessary knowledge, skills, and competencies for staff members in a range of security positions - from practitioners to managers.

About the Speaker

Barbara Laswell

Barbara Laswell is an SEI alumni employee.

Dr. Barbara Laswell is the technical manager and director of the Practices, Development and Training group in the CERT Program at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI). Laswell's work focuses on enhancing the transition of cyber security knowledge through practices and training with the …

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Julia Allen

Julia H. Allen

Julia Allen is an SEI alumni employee.

Julia Allen is a principal researcher within the CERT® Division at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), a unit of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. Allen’s areas of interest include operational resilience, security governance, and measurement and analysis. Prior to this technical assignment, …

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