The SEI helps advance software engineering principles and practices and serves as a national resource in software engineering, computer security, and process improvement. The SEI works closely with defense and government organizations, industry, and academia to continually improve software-intensive systems. Its core purpose is to help organizations improve their software engineering capabilities and develop or acquire the right software, defect free, within budget and on time, every time.
Brett Lambo (U.S. Department of Homeland Security)
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Brett Lambo is the Director of the Cyber Exercises Program for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's National Cyber Security Division (NCSD). Mr. Lambo leads the NCSD Cyber Exercises Program which, in collaboration with cyber security partners, designs, develops, and conducts cyber exercises at the federal, state, regional, local, and sector level.
Prior to his position at NCSD, Mr. Lambo played a lead role in the DHS Office of Infrastructure Protection's Critical Infrastructure protection partnership efforts. He was closely involved in the creation, development, implementation, and operation of the sector partnership and the Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council (CIPAC), DHS's principal mechanism for public-private and federal/state collaboration for critical infrastructure protection. Other engagements included the information sharing strategy for the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP), as well as the development and exercise of the Office of Infrastructure Protection's incident management plans, procedures and operations including deployment for real-world incidents such as Hurricane Katrina and the 2007 California wildfires.
Prior to his tenure at DHS, Mr. Lambo spent almost 10 years as a consultant to federal and state government agencies. Mr. Lambo holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Chicago.