Fellow, NIST

Dr. Ross is a Fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He leads the Federal Information Security Management Act Implementation Project, which includes the development of security standards and guidelines for the federal government, contractors, and the United States critical infrastructure. Dr. Ross has authored numerous security publications and is the principal architect of the NIST Risk Management Framework. He also leads the Joint Task Force, an interagency partnership among NIST, the Department of Defense, and the Intelligence Community, to develop a unified information security framework for the federal government.