Staff Profile

Jay McAllister

Jay McAllister

Senior Analyst

Key Responsibilities

Jay focuses on cyber intelligence and educational outreach for the SEI Emerging Technology Center. He currently researches and prototypes efforts aimed at developing and refining cyber intelligence methodologies, technologies, and processes to benefit government, industry, and academia. Jay also leads an initiative to advance computer science education at the professional, collegiate, and K-12 levels through collaboration with the U.S. Government and Carnegie Mellon University.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the Center, Jay spent six years doing strategic, investigative, and operational counterintelligence and counterterrorism analysis for the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS). He also taught undergraduate courses in global violence for the Lutheran College Washington Semester, a program providing thirteen liberal arts colleges an off campus experience in Washington, DC. Preceding that, Jay participated in the General Electric Financial Management Program as a member of NBCUniversal.

Publications (recent or significant)

Cyber Intelligence Tradecraft Project: Summary of Key Findings (http://www.sei.cmu.edu/goto/cyberintel)

Podcast: The State of the Practice of Cyber Intelligence (http://www.sei.cmu.edu/podcasts/index.cfm?getRecord=B1D093B1-B100-0296-B7F884048AC21C06&wtPodcast=TheStateofthePracticeofCyberIntelligence)


  • MS, Strategic Intelligence, National Intelligence University
  • BA, Economics, University of Notre Dame

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