Wayne Austad has worked at INL for 24 years with over 18 years of national security experience. He presently leads the Cybercore Integration Center, a multi-lab cooperative effort between INL, PNNL, and Sandia. Cybercore is integrates the nation’s core capabilities in control systems cybersecurity to address the common challenges across multiple agencies. The missions of Cybercore are to: • Create a virtual research park integrating the best R&D capabilities for urgent and high consequence national challenges in control systems cybersecurity, • Establish a holistic approach to people, partnerships, science and technology to ensure progress on common multi-agency challenges within critical missions, • Facilitate a top talent pipeline for the unique interdisciplinary domain of cyber-physical systems. Previously, as Director of INL’s Mission Support Center, Mr. Austad led a senior technical group that developed new methods for targeted cyber threat analysis, technical context for mitigation priorities, as well as new paradigms for information sharing between industry infrastructure owners, threat analysis teams, and government leaders. He has served as the Director for the Special Programs Division, responsible for leadership and oversight for all INL projects that developed technology solutions and provided analytic support to the US Government. Mr. Austad was the founding program manager for communications research programs at INL, coordinating multi-customer efforts to create the Next Generation Wireless Test Range operated within INL’s Critical Infrastructure Test Complex to evaluate the interoperability, performance, and security of new technologies. As a past group lead for Cybersecurity R&D, he led discretionary research projects that demonstrated early “man in-the middle” vulnerabilities on power SCADA systems, and designed unique assessment and protection solutions. Mr. Austad graduated with a BSEE and MSEE from the University of Wyoming with emphasis in Computer Engineering and Digital Signal Processing (DSP).