Bradley Nix

Chief of Program Execution, Department of Homeland Security

Brad Nix is the Acting Director of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). US-CERT leads DHS efforts to improve the nation’s cybersecurity posture, coordinate cyber-information sharing and proactively manage cyber-risks. Nix is responsible for ensuring day-to-day operations align with the strategic focus on cybersecurity within the US government. Nix directs and manages activities that focus on large-scale intrusion detection and prevention, advanced malware analysis and detection, cyberthreat analysis, incident response and exchanging critical cybersecurity information with trusted partners in government, industry and international circles.