Dr. Anya Kim joined the NRC in 2020 as a computer scientist in the Instrumentation, Controls, and Electrical Engineering Branch (ICEEB) in RES/DE. Shortly after joining, she kickstarted several cyber security research projects, such as characterizing the attack surface of critical digital assets in nuclear power plants, investigating novel technology implementations in nuclear powerplants, and developing a Zero Trust paradigm for the nuclear industry.
Dr. Kim has 20+ years of experience in the cyber security field. For 19 years she was at the U.S. Naval Research Lab (NRL), working on research and development in cyber defense technology for the Navy. Some of her work includes developing a cyber event prioritization algorithm for Navy defense systems, creating the NRL security ontology, and developing the security architecture for a Vessel Tracking System. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in cyber security from the George Washington University.
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