Arun Viswanathan

Arun leads the cyber defense engineering and research group at the legendary Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), where he and his team defend JPLs daring space missions against cyber adversaries. He actively contributes to the security community in his roles as a senior member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), the chair of the AIAA Aerospace Cybersecurity Working Group, and a contributor to the IEEE space cybersecurity standard. When he is not working, he loves to explore the great outdoors, read non-fiction, build DIY projects with his kids, and coach his son's soccer team.