As the Director of the Center for Threat-Informed Defense, Jon Baker convenes the global cybersecurity community to advance the state of the art and the practice in threat-informed defense. Jon co-founded the Center as a privately funded research and development organization where he partners with sophisticated cybersecurity teams to systematically advance the global understanding of adversary tradecraft and apply that knowledge to improve the community’s ability to defend against those threats.
Jon has extensive experience leading research teams and collaborating with industry to advance cybersecurity. Most recently, he led MITRE’s Cyber Threat Intelligence and Adversary Emulation Department where he advanced those critical capabilities across MITRE and oversaw CALDERA and MITRE ATT&CK®. Jon led teams developing open standards including STIX and TAXII.