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Securing the Supply Chain for the Defense Industrial Base

March 2022 Podcast
Gavin Jurecko, Katie C. Stewart

Gavin Jurecko, who leads the SEI’s Resilience Diagnostics Team, talks with Katie Stewart about risks associated with defense industrial base (DIB) supply chains and how the SEI works with the U.S. Department of Defense to mitigate those risks.

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Abstract

Gavin Jurecko, who leads the SEI’s Resilience Diagnostics Team, talks with Katie Stewart, technical manager of the Cyber Assurance Team, about risks associated with defense industrial base (DIB) supply chains and how the SEI works with the U.S. Department of Defense to mitigate those risks.

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Gavin Jurecko

Gavin Jurecko

Gavin Jurecko leads the Resilience ...

Gavin Jurecko leads the Resilience Diagnostics Team in the CERT Division at the SEI. He performs resilience-management work for a variety of organizations, mostly relating to critical infrastructure protection. Jurecko has 10 years of   experience in cybersecurity and communications systems engineering. Before joining the SEI, he was an engineer at Westinghouse Electric Company developing and implementing cybersecurity programs to protect newly built nuclear plants. Jurecko holds a BS degree in electrical engineering from the Pennsylvania State University.

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Katie C. Stewart

Katie C. Stewart

Katie Stewart is a senior member of the technical staff within the CERT® Division at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), a unit of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. Stewart has more ...

Katie Stewart is a senior member of the technical staff within the CERT® Division at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), a unit of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. Stewart has more than 15 years of experience advising clients in engineering, information technology, and telecommunications industries. Stewart’s current research interests include information security governance, risk management, and measurement and analysis. She holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Computer Engineering (North Carolina State University) and has completed executive education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Stewart is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and has served as an adjunct professor.

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