Ms. Brewer serves as a cybersecurity analyst for the Cybersecurity Advisor (CSA) program with Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). CISA is the Nation’s risk manager, empowering partner organizations to defend against today’s threats and collaborating to build more secure and resilient infrastructure for the future.
Ms. Brewer supports the production of methodologies & the development of tools used by the CSA program to measure and strengthen the cybersecurity management capabilities of critical infrastructure organizations across the Nation. Additionally, Ms. Brewer provides surge support to advance CSA outreach objectives within all U.S. states, local, tribal, and territorial governments. The CSA program deploys regionally-located personnel across the Nation to promote cybersecurity preparedness, risk mitigation, and incident response capabilities through engaging with stakeholders, partnerships, and direct assistance activities.
Within DHS, Ms. Brewer has also supported Cybersecurity Education, Awareness, and Workforce Development (CE&A), sustaining the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS). During this time she collaborated with DOD & the National Institute of Standards and Technology, promoting NIST Cybersecurity Framework. Prior to joining DHS, Ms. Brewer supported the United States Air Force 333rd Squadron, Cyber Defense School, where she focused on digital forensics confirming digital security & data integrity.
Ms. Brewer holds a M.S. in Computer Science and Information Technology Sciences from the University of South Alabama and undergrad in Computing Systems and Technology from Tulane University.