David Brumley

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David started as a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University and later became the Director of CyLab, the CMU cyber security department. He is a well-known researcher in software security, network security, and applied cryptography. Brumley was the faculty advisor to the Plaid Parliament of Pwning, a Capture the Flag team that is internationally ranked as a top competitive hacking team. In 2016, he led his team of researchers to create Mayhem, an autonomous cyber reasoning system, for the DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge. He and his team took first place, proving the concept of autonomous cyber. Brumley founded ForAllSecure with the mission to secure the world's software and serves as the company's CEO.


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Why CGC Matters to Me

By David Brumley

In 2008 I started as a new assistant professor at CMU. I sat down, thought hard about what I had learned from graduate school, and tried to figure out what to do next. My advisor in graduate school was Dawn Song, one of the top scholars in computer security. She would go on to win a MacArthur "Genius" Award in 2010. She's a..

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