Dr. Greg Shannon is the Chief Scientist for the CERT® Division at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute, expanding cybersecurity research, advancing national and international research agendas, and promoting efficient cybersecurity.
Shannon serves on the U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board. He recently served in the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy as the Assistant Director for Cybersecurity Strategy and led the development of the 2016 Federal Cybersecrity Research and Development Strategic Plan. He has testified before the U.S. Congress on cybersecurity, science for security, critical infrastructure, resilience, and cyber threats.
Shannon received a BS in Computer Science from Iowa State University with minors in mathematics, economics, and statistics. He earned his MS and PhD in Computer Sciences at Purdue University, with a Packard Foundation fellowship. He is a member of the ACM and a Senior Member of IEEE.
Publications by Greg Shannon
February 14, 2020 • Video
Watch as Dr. Greg Shannon, SEI CERT Division Chief Scientist, moderates discussion on projecting how AI/ML will revolutionize software vulnerability discovery, mitigation, and/or coordinationwatch
November 27, 2017 • Webinar
During this webinar, Dr. Shannon examined the questions, science, and technology that builds trust with customers, other organizations, and society to ensure their security and privacy, and our own resilience and accountability.watch
November 30, 2015 • Webinar
Greg Shannon discusses the CERT Division's current work associated with cyber community of interest (COI).watch
The IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative — Accelerating Innovation in Security & Privacy Technologies (Presentation)
February 23, 2015 • Presentation
In this presentation, Greg Shannon discusses the goals of the IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative (CybSI).read
The IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative — Accelerating Innovation in Security & Privacy Technologies (Video)
February 23, 2015 • Article
In this video, Greg Shannon discusses the goals of the IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative (CybSI).read
August 01, 2013 • Webinar
In this 2013 webinar, Dr. Greg Shannon describes advances in software engineering to build systems with predictable and improved quality, cost, and schedule.watch