Adam Dalton is a Research Associate at IHMC focusing on cyber security, natural language processing, and modeling social systems. He is currently guiding efforts to develop active defenses against social engineering attacks and building discrete event simulations that measure the impact of social attacks on collaborative online platforms. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Computer Science at the University of Florida on the topic of risk models in open source supply chains. Prior to joining the team in Ocala, he was the technical lead for Information Architecture development on NASA’s Launch Control System at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC). He also developed simulations to help plan the transition of a skilled workforce from the Space Shuttle Program to next generation space systems.