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Tackling Tough Challenges: Insights from CERT’s Director Rich Pethia

In this podcast, Rich Pethia reflects on the CERT Division's 20-year history and discusses its future IT and security challenges.

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Rich Pethia reflects on CERT's 20-year history and discusses how he is positioning the program to tackle future IT and security challenges.

About the Speaker

Richard D. Pethia

Richard Pethia is an SEI alumni employee.

Richard Pethia was the Director of the CERT Division at Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute (SEI). The CERT Division grew from the CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) that Mr. Pethia established in 1988 with DARPA sponsorship. The charter of the CERT/CC was to …

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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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