Department of Homeland Security
Jennifer W. Pedersen serves as a Senior Technical Advisor to the National Risk Management Center (NRMC) in the Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency (CISA) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Ms. Pedersen’s responsibilities primarily include strategic risk analysis and the prioritization of critical infrastructure that support National Critical Functions. She has worked across the 16 sectors of critical infrastructure with particular experience in chemical, energy, transportation and critical manufacturing infrastructure. She leads the industrial control systems (ICS) risk work for the NRMC and leads the public-private partnership on ICS Cyber Supply Chain issues. Trained as a civil and environmental engineer, Ms. Pedersen has been supporting the critical infrastructure protection missions of DHS for more than 15 years following a career in industry.