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Bradford J. Willke

Software Engineering Institute

Bradford Willke is a senior member of the technical staff within the CERT® Program at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), a unit of Carnegie Mellon University. Willke is responsible for leading the Information Security Assessment and Evaluation team, and conducts research, development, and process improvement activities in risk, threat, and vulnerability management methodology related to information security management. Willke also leads projects to develop strategies and provide support for national and international critical infrastructure protection initiatives. In addition, he worked on the development of the SEI’s principle risk assessment methodology, the Operationally Critical Threat, Asset, and Vulnerability Evaluation (OCTAVE™) Method. Before joining the SEI, Willke managed technology and security operations for computing resources of the 90th Security Police Squadron, Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming. Willke served in the United States Air Force as a law enforcement specialist and organizational computer security officer from 1993-1997. Willke holds a professional certificate in information protection and security from the University of New Haven, and received a BS in information systems technologies from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He received an AAS in criminal justice from the Community College of the Air Force, and has been a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) since 2004.

Publications by Bradford J. Willke