Daniel Costa

Technical Lead – Insider Threat Technical Solutions, CERT Division at Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University

Dan Costa is the Technical Solutions Team Lead for the Enterprise Threat and Vulnerability Management Team in the CERT Division of the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute. Costa designs, develops and transitions tools, algorithms and exercises that enhance organizations’ abilities to detect, prevent and respond to insider threats. Costa has extensive experience evaluating insider threat programs, assessing organizations’ vulnerabilities to specific insider threats and assisting with insider threat program building for a multitude of government and industry organizations. Costa specializes in researching and developing insider threat data collection and analysis techniques, as well as verification and validation techniques for insider threat controls.