Brett Tucker

Technical Manager, Cyber Risk Management Cybersecurity Foundations Directorate, CERT Division, Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute
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Brett Tucker is the Technical Manager of Cyber Risk Management within the Cyber Risk and Resilience Assurance directorate in the CERT Division of the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (CMU SEI).

Tucker is responsible for a research and development portfolio focused on improving the security and resilience of the nation’s critical infrastructure and assets. He also teaches executive and graduate level courses as a CERT adjunct professor at the CMU Heinz College and serves as the Technical Sponsor for the Executive Chief Risk Officer training program.

Tucker has 20 years of experience in engineering, risk management, and technical management within the public and private sectors. He has served as an intelligence officer at the Central Intelligence Agency and is a veteran of the United States Navy.

Tucker earned a BS degree from the University of Notre Dame, an MS degree from Old Dominion University, and an MBA degree from the Pennsylvania State University. He is a
PMI certified Project Management Professional (PMP), an ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB), a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP), and Certified Authorization Professional through ISC^2. He also served as a member of the Indiana Executive Council on Cybersecurity.

The CERT Division of CMU SEI is the birthplace of cybersecurity, strengthening the resiliency of systems and networks.

A Department of Defense Federally-Funded Research and Development Center since 1984, the SEI has been critical to the government’s ability to acquire, develop, operate, and sustain software systems that are innovative, affordable, trustworthy, and enduring. The SEI researches complex software engineering, cyber operations, and Artificial Intelligence engineering solutions; creates and pilots innovative technologies; and transitions maturing solutions into practice. The SEI is part of CMU, pioneering discoveries that enrich the lives of people on a global scale. We turn disruptive ideas into successes through CMU’s leading-edge research.