Christopher Lawson is a Principal Investigator and Cyber Security Engineer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He is passionate about network security research, software development, and data analytics. Christopher currently serves as a task lead for modeling and simulation efforts for CES-21– an initiative researching methods to perform automated cybersecurity threat detection and response within electrical utility operational networks. He previously worked at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in cyber analysis and operations, and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise in network testing. Christopher received a B.S. in Computer Science from California State University, Sacramento in 2014.