Susan Sons

Susan Sons ( is Chief Security Analyst at the Indiana University Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR), also serving as Information Security Officer for Open Science Grid and Deputy Director of the Research SOC. Her work focuses on secure software engineering, ICS/SCADA security, operational security practice for research and development organizations, and security for legacy technologies in high-stakes applications. For about 17 years, Susan has volunteered with Search and Rescue teams as a medic, field engineer, scene commander, and crisis communicator. Read about Susan’s other work at and