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Threat Modeling and the Internet of Things

Art Manion and Allen Householder of the CERT Vulnerability Analysis team, talk about threat modeling and its use in improving the security of the Internet of Things (IoT).

Software Engineering Institute




Threat modeling, which has been popularized by Microsoft in the last decade, provides vulnerability analysts a means to analyze a system and identify various attack surfaces and use that knowledge to bolster a system against vulnerabilities. In this podcast, Art Manion and Allen Householder of  CERT’s vulnerability analysis team, talk about threat modeling and its use in improving security of the Internet of Things.

About the Speaker

Art Manion

Art Manion

Art Manion is an SEI alumni employee.

Art Manion is a senior member of the Vulnerability Analysis team in the CERT Program at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), Carnegie Mellon University. Since joining CERT in 2001, Manion has studied vulnerabilities, coordinated disclosure efforts, and published advisories, alerts, and vulnerability notes …

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Allen D. Householder

Allen D. Householder is a senior vulnerability researcher in the CERT Division of Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute. Householder's research interests include applications of complex systems theory and machine learning to software and system security, fuzzing, and modeling of information sharing and trust among cybersecurity responders.


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