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.
Chip Block leads new market and technology development at Evolver Inc. He has over 30 years of advanced technology research and development (R&D) experience. He spent the last 14 years in the information assurance and cyber technology arenas. His work included the design and development of network visualization tools and user access control technologies. His research has included federal projects with DARPA and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) in the development of advanced cyber technologies.
Chip is the author of the paper "And Then The Accountants Showed Up. How The Insurance Industry Will Drive Cyber Insurance." Over the past year, he has been researching the impact of cyber insurance on cyber technology development and marketing. In addition to his work on cyber research, he has also been recognized for his work in enterprise computing, in particular the development of Service Oriented Architecture concepts and capabilities. Chip was awarded an R&D 100 award as Co-Principal Investigator in 2003. The R&D 100 award, bestowed by R&D magazine, recognizes the 100 most significant product achievements in the world. Chip graduated from the University of Notre Dame.
In this podcast, Chip Block, Vice President at Evolver, discusses the growth of the cyber insurance industry and how it is beginning to drive the way that organizations manage risk and invest in technologies.