Frank Reid

Frank Reid is the Deputy Director Federal Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity with Jacobs. He is a retired US Air Force cryptologic linguist and intelligence analyst with more than 35 years’ experience in defensive and offensive cybersecurity operations. Mr. Reid’s accomplishments include serving as Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert for a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) publication, The Quick Guide on Cybersecurity for Infrastructure Development; developing the Over the Network Keying cryptologic protocol for the National Security Agency; acting as the chief IT architect designing and building USSTRATCOM’s war gaming center; Chief Information Security Officer for the Lincoln, Nebraska power company; serving as Head of IT and chief engineer for USSTRATCOM’s Global Innovation and Strategy Center. Mr. Reid is also a graduate of DHS’s Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity course and an industrial control systems cybersecurity subject matter expert.

He lives in Plattsmouth, Nebraska, and enjoys fly fishing, wood working, and humor writing.