Trent Brunson

Areas of Expertise

Defense / National Security
Software & Applications
Systems Security
Threat Intelligence



‎Associate Division Chief, Threat Intelligence & Analytics, CIPHER Lab, Georgia Tech Research Institute

Trent Brunson is the Associate Division Chief of the Threat Intelligence and Analytics Division in the Cybersecurity, Information Protection, and Hardware Evaluation Research (CIPHER) Laboratory at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). His research interests are statistical modeling, programming, data analysis and visualization, security research, technical writing, and code management. Before joining GTRI, he performed security research for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFoSR), and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Brunson received his Ph.D. in computational physics from Emory University in Atlanta. In his prior academic studies and work, he has performed multiple projects for the Air Force Research Laboratory and DARPA in the areas of cryptography, insider threats, programming languages, cyber battle damage assessment, agentless network monitoring, and IPv6.