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Austin Hancock

Austin Hancock


Austin Hancock is a full-stack engineer at Shift5. He is responsible for managing and expanding Shift5's cloud infrastructure and DevOps practices. Prior to Shift5, Austin worked as a cybersecurity engineer at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory where he consulted on cybersecurity and built a virtual test range capable of simulated communication for specialized systems. Austin is a National Science Foundation Scholarship for Service recipient and holds a BS in Computer Science as well as an MS in Computer Science and Software Engineering from Auburn University. Other than defending operational technology (OT) from cyberattack, his secret superpower is being a morning person.

Our Team

Collectively, the Shift5 team includes leading cybersecurity experts, accomplished analysts and developers, military and government backgrounds, authors, pattern-makers, and more. There's a lot that makes us unique, but together, we're united around the shared vision of solving the most pressing cybersecurity issues for trains, planes, and tanks and like to have fun doing it.

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