Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University
Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University

Staff Profile

Josh Hammerstein

Member of Technical Staff, Cyber Workforce Development

Key Responsibilities

Josh Hammerstein oversees the research agenda for the cyber workforce development team and focuses on initiatives that help our customers develop skilled, competent workforce personnel. These initiatives include practices that facilitate a better transfer of knowledge and skill to cyber personnel, methodologies for objectively and accurately evaluating cyber personnel, and technologies that enable high-fidelity simulations for training purposes. In addition to his work at the SEI, Josh is adjunct faculty at Carnegie Mellon University teaching a graduate-level course on cyber forensics and incident response.

Prior to joining the SEI, Josh worked as a senior analyst for the U.S. Government Accountability Office in Washington, D.C. In this capacity, he participated in audits of numerous government IT programs and reported findings to Congress via written reports, testimonies, and briefings.

Publications (recent or significant)

The CERT Approach to Cybersecurity Workforce Development (CMU/SEI-2010-TR-045)

Defense in Depth: Foundation for Secure and Resilient IT Enterprises (CMU/SEI-2006-HB-003)

First Responders Guide to Computer Forensics: Advanced Topics (CMU/SEI-2--5-HB-003)


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