Allan Friedman leads CISA’s efforts to coordinate SBOM efforts inside and outside the USG and around the world.
Wearing the hats of both a technologist and a policy maker, Allan has over 15 years of experience in international cybersecurity and technology policy. His experience and research focuses on economic and market analyses of information security. On the practical side, he has designed, convened, and facilitated national and international multi-stakeholder processes that have produced real results, helping diverse organizations finding common ground on contentious, cutting edge issues. Allan is known for applying technical and policy expertise to help audiences understand the pathways to change in an engaging fashion, and is frequently invited to speak or keynote to industry, academic, and public audiences. He has significant experience with the press, and has been featured in global media including CNN, NPR, and major American and international papers. Follow him on twitter @allanfriedman