David Tobar

Senior Engineer, CERT

David Tobar is a Senior Cybersecurity Engineer focused on risk and resilience management for the CERT division, the cybersecurity arm of the Software Engineering Institute, a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) at Carnegie Mellon University. Tobar is a former Air Force Officer with over 20 years of experience relevant to cyber-resilience. From 2012 to 2014, Tobar supported the Department of Defense (DOD) CISO in developing and implementing cybersecurity and insider threat policy for DOD, advancing efforts to improve the security of classified networks and the responsible sharing and safeguarding of classified information across the federal government and with our coalition partners.