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Zachary Tudor

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Zachary (Zach) Tudor is the Associate Laboratory Director of Idaho National Laboratory’s National and Homeland Security Science and Technology Science and Technology directorate, a major US center for national security technology development and demonstration, employing 650 scientists and engineers across $450M in programs for the Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the Intelligence Community. 

At INL, he is responsible for INL’s Nuclear Nonproliferation, Critical Infrastructure Protection and Defense Systems missions.  Previously, Tudor served as a Program Director in the Computer Science Laboratory at SRI International, where he supported cyber security and critical infrastructure programs such as DHS Cyber Security Division’s Linking the Oil and Gas Industry to Improve Cybersecurity (LOGIIC) consortium, and the Industrial Control System Joint Working Group R&D working group. He has served as a member of (ISC)2’s Application Security Advisory Board and the NRC’s Nuclear Cyber Security Working Group, as well as the Vice Chair of the Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection at George Washington University. He is a Professor of Practice in the Computer Science Departments of the University of Idaho and Idaho State University, is a member of the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative advisory board (Virginia), and is the vice chair of the Board of Directors of the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2.

A retired U.S. Navy Submarine Electronics Limited Duty Officer and Chief Data Systems Technician, Tudor holds an M.S. in Information Systems from George Mason University concentrating in cybersecurity, where he was also an adjunct professor teaching graduate courses in information security.