Security Engineer, National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE)
National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST)
Bill Fisher is a security engineer at the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE). In this role, he is responsible for leading a team of engineers that work collaboratively with industry partners to address cybersecurity business challenges facing the nation. He leads the centre’s Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) project, Mobile Application Single Sign On (SSO) for the Public Safety and First Responder Sector and is part of the ITL Cybersecurity for IoT program.
The NCCoE is a collaborative hub where businesses, government agencies and academia work together to address broad cybersecurity problems of national importance. As part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the NCCoE uses standards, best practices and commercially available secure technologies to demonstrate how cybersecurity can be applied in the real world. Ultimately, the NCCoE helps promote widespread adoption of cybersecurity technologies by developing example solutions to cybersecurity problems that affect whole sectors of industry, or even multiple sectors.
Prior to his work at the NCCoE, Mr Fisher was a program security advisor for the System High Corporation in support of the Network Security Deployment division at the Department of Homeland Security. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from American University and a master’s degree in cybersecurity from Johns Hopkins University.