Char Sample is the Chief Cybersecurity Research Scientist for the Cybercore division at Idaho National Laboratory. Sample is a visiting academic at the University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, and a Guest Lecturer at Bournemouth University, Rensselaer Polytechnic University and Royal Holloway University. Sample has over 20 years experience in the information security industry. Sample’s research focuses on deception and the role of cultural values in cybersecurity events. More recently she has begun researching the relationship between human cognition and machines. Presently Sample is continuing research on modeling cyber-behaviors by culture, other areas of research are data resilience, cyber-physical systems and industrial control systems.