Security Automation Architect, NIST
David Waltermire is the specification architect for the Security Automation Program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Waltermire has been a significant contributor to the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) and CAESARS-FE Continuous Monitoring projects. Prior to joining NIST, he worked as a security consultant where he focused on the advancement of security automation capabilities within the government sector. He comes from an operational background, having managed systems and network operations for internet service providers and also working as a software engineer pioneering the first standards-based configuration assessment tool. His research experience includes computer viruses, vulnerability/misconfiguration identification, categorization and remediation.