Chief Engineer, The MITRE Corporation, and Senior Cybersecurity Engineer, National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at NIST
Perper is a Chief Engineer for the MITRE Corporation, which operates NIST's National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research & Development Center (FFRDC). In his role, Perper is responsible providing quality oversight across dozens of cybersecurity lab projects and influencing the FFRDC's forward-looking research investment opportunities. At NIST's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE),Perper helps guide more than 40 cybersecurity engineers as they work through the development of cybersecurity reference designs and lab implementations. Previously, he worked at MITRE's Center for National Security, leading teams focused on evaluating a range of cyber technologies for the US Department of Defense as well as in the telecommunications industry in various capacities including operations, engineering and marketing.