Allan Friedman

Director of Cybersecurity, NTIA / US Department of Commerce

Allan Friedman is Director of Cybersecurity at National Telecommunications and Information Administration in the US Department of Commerce. He coordinates NTIA’s multi-stakeholder processes on cybersecurity, focusing on addressing vulnerabilities across the software world, including pioneering work on software component transparency and SBOM. He is the co-author of the popular text Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know.