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Chuck Brooks

Principal Market Growth Analyst for Cybersecurity and Emerging Tech at General Dynamics Mission Systems

Washington, D.C., United States

10474 Followers

TWO-TIME PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTEE. CYBERSECURITY/TECH INFLUENCER.
EXECUTIVE EXPERIENCE IN MARKETING/BRANDING, GOVERNMENT RELATIONS, MANAGEMENT, STRATEGIC PARTNERING, DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT. TOP 1% LINKEDIN PROFILE

*Named Top Person To Follow on Tech by LinkedIn; 47,600 followers
*Cybersecurity Marketer of the Year- 2017, 2016
*Received Presidential Appointments for Executive Service by two Presidents of the United States.
*Helped "stand up" Office of Legislative Affairs at the US Department of Homeland Security. Served as first Director of Legislative Affairs at the DHS Science & Technology Directorate
*Served as Senior Legislative Staff (foreign affairs, security, tech, business) to Senator Arlen Specter, U.S. Senate
*Adjunct Faculty at Georgetown University and former Adjunct Faculty Johns Hopkins University
* Former Technology Partner Advisor at Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
*Former Auxiliary Police Officer
*Judge; Government Security News Homeland Security Awards
*Published over 175 articles on technology and cybersecurity topics
* Member of The #CyberAvengers

MEDIA: THOUGHT LEADER, INFLUENCER, TECHNOLOGY EVANGELIST; Featured Writer/Speaker/Blogger: expertise areas: homeland security, cyber security, defense, CBRNE, AI, science & technology, public/private partnerships, IoT, innovation. Published in FORBES, Huffington Post, InformationWeek, MIT Sloan Blog, Computerworld, Federal Times, NextGov, Government Security News, Cygnus Security Media, Homeland Security Today (Visiting Editor), The Hill, Biometric Update, Bizcatalyst360, IT Security Planet, Christian Science Monitor

SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERTISE: 5,000 Facebook,on 6,400 Twitter. Co-leader of two top Homeland Security Groups on LinkedIn. Run 15 other business, tech LI groups. 47,600 Linked Followers

*ACTIVITIES: Chairman New & Emerging Tech Committee of CompTIA. SME to The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC), AFCEA CyberSecurity Committee, Center for Advancing Innovation

Chuck BrooksPoints
Academic5
Author48
Influencer108
Speaker0
Entrepreneur10
Total171

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Thought Leader Profile

Portfolio Mix

Company Information

Company Type: Company
Business Unit: Cybersecurity
Media Experience: 20 years
Last Media Interview: 12/03/2018

Areas of Expertise

AI 31.79
AR/VR 33.33
Blockchain
Cloud
Cybersecurity 41.02
Digital Disruption
Digital Transformation
Emerging Technology 37.46
Govtech 31.15
Health and Safety 30.06
Innovation 32.09
IoT 32.96
Leadership 31.09
Management
Marketing 32.98
Quantum Computing
Risk Management 38
Supply Chain
Social 32.43

Industry Experience

Publications

48 Article/Blogs
Examining The Future: Cybersecurity and Emerging Tech
LinkedIn
July 08, 2019
Selected writings, speeches on trends in cybersecurity and emerging tech

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, Risk Management

Principal Market Growth Strategist -- Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies
LinkedIn
May 28, 2019
Compiled writings and media on cybersecurity, homeland security, risk management and emerging technologies

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, Risk Management

The New Techno-Fusion: The Merging Of Technologies Impacting Our Future
FORBES
February 26, 2019
The process of systems integration (SI) functionally links together infrastructure, computing systems, and applications. SI can allow for economies of scale, streamlined manufacturing, and better efficiency and innovation through combined research and development.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, IoT

The New Techno-Fusion: The Merging Of Technologies Impacting Our Future
FORBES
February 19, 2019
The process of systems integration (SI) functionally links together infrastructure, computing systems, and applications. SI can allow for economies of scale, streamlined manufacturing, and better efficiency and innovation through combined research and development.

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Tags: AI, Emerging Technology, IoT

Protecting Energy Critical Infrastructure a Key Challenge for DHS
Homeland Security Today
February 16, 2019
Protecting our critical infrastructure from both cyber and physical threats will be a key challenge for 2019 and the years following. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) describes critical infrastructure as “the physical and cyber systems and assets that are so vital to the United States that their incapacity or destruction would have a debilitating impact on our physical or economic security or public health or safety.”

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, Health and Safety

Articles, Trends, Activities on Emerging Tech, Cybersecurity, and Risk Management
LinkedIn
February 04, 2019
Sharing some highlights and compiled writings from an early start of the new year. Wishing you all a Happy, Healthy,and Prosperous 2019!

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, Risk Management

Cybersecurity, Emerging Tech, Risk Management - Published articles and speeches by Chuck Brooks
SlideShare
January 02, 2019
2018 Collected writings on emerging tech, cybersecurity and risk management by Chuck Brooks

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, Risk Management

Four Emerging Technology Areas That Will Help Define Our World In 2019
FORBES
December 26, 2018
2018 was surely a transformative year for technological innovation. We saw early development of ambient computing, quantum teleportation, cloaks of invisibility, genomics advancements and even robocops. Granted we're not flying around in our own cars like the Jetsons did yet, but we're closer. In 2019 we will continue on the transformation path and expand even more into adopting cutting edge immersive technologies

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, IoT

Four Emerging Technology Areas That Will Help Define Our World In 2019
FORBES
December 26, 2018
2018 was surely a transformative year for technological innovation. We saw early development of ambient computing, quantum teleportation, cloaks of invisibility, genomics advancements and even robocops. Granted we're not flying around in our own cars like the Jetsons did yet, but we're closer. In 2019 we will continue on the transformation path and expand even more into adopting cutting edge immersive technologies

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, IoT

Four Emerging Technology Areas That Will Help Define Our World In 2019
FORBES
December 24, 2018
2018 was surely a transformative year for technological innovation. We saw early development of ambient computing, quantum teleportation, cloaks of invisibility, genomics advancements and even robocops. Granted we're not flying around in our own cars like the Jetsons did yet, but we're closer. In 2019 we will continue on the transformation path and expand even more into adopting cutting edge immersive technologies. What's ahead for the coming year? I envision four emerging technology areas that will significantly impact our lives in 2019.

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Tags: AI, AR/VR, Emerging Technology

Journeys in Cybersecurity, AI, and Risk Management
LinkedIn
December 20, 2018
Collections of some of Chuck Brooks recent writings, speeches and activities

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Tags: AI, Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, Risk Management

Cybersecurity Leader of the Week, Chuck Brooks, General Dynamics Mission Systems
Cyber Startup Observatory
December 10, 2018
Chuck Brooks recognized for his thought leadership in cybersecurity

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Innovation, Leadership

Employing A Risk Management Strategy To The Internet of Things
Front Lines
December 10, 2018
Analyses and suggestions on how to create an IoT cybersecurity Risk Framework

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Tags: Cybersecurity, IoT, Risk Management

ON #BAKERSDOZEN: CHUCK BROOKS IN INTERVIEW WITH HIGH PERFORMANCE COUNSEL
High Performance Counsel
December 10, 2018
Interview with Chuck Brooks on security issues facing the legal community

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Innovation, Leadership

ON #BAKERSDOZEN: CHUCK BROOKS IN INTERVIEW WITH HIGH PERFORMANCE COUNSEL
High Performance Counsel
December 10, 2018
Interview with Chuck Brooks on security issues facing the legal community

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Innovation, Leadership

Emerging Tech Impacting The Security Industry
Forbes
November 05, 2018
A look into emerging tech impacting the security industry

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Tags: AI, Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology

Cybersecurity, Innovation, Emerging Tech, Homeland Security, and Risk Management by Chuck Brooks
LinkedIn
August 24, 2018
Links and Excerpts of recent writings/activities on Cybersecurity, Innovation, Emerging Tech, Homeland Security, and Risk Management

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, Govtech, Risk Management

On The Future Horizon: Cybersecurity, Homeland Security, IoT, Big Data, AI, Emerging Tech by Chuck Brooks
On The Future Horizon: Cybersecurity, Homeland Security, IoT, Big Data, AI, Emerging Tech by Chuck Brooks
July 15, 2018
Recent publications on emerging technologies and cybersecurity by Chuck Brooks

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, Innovation

A CYBERSECURITY ACTION LIST FOR LAW FIRMS
LinkedIn
May 10, 2018
There is a congruency with the legal community’s mission of preparedness and the practice of cybersecurity. A primary requirement of the legal profession is to obtain data and explore evidence, access the implications of that evidence, and prepare accordingly to protect and serve the client.

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Tags: Cybersecurity

Artificial intelligence and machine learning hot topics at RSA 2018
ITSP Magazine
April 12, 2018
I am excited about attending the RSA 2018 Conference next week. RSA has been the annual preeminent forum for learning about trends and developments in the cybersecurity ecosystem.
This year, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have emerged as hot topics for the conference. And justifiably so. In 2017, Artificial intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning were major focus areas of VC investments (over $12B). Many of those investments included aspects correlating to information security.

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Tags: AI, Cybersecurity

Employing a risk management framework to the Internet of Things
On the Frontlines Magazine
April 08, 2018

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Tags: Cybersecurity, IoT, Risk Management

The Science of Cybersecurity - An Interview with Chuck Brooks
LinkedIn
April 03, 2018
The current state is a scary one. Constant breaches have demonstrated that as consumers we are becoming more and more dependent upon digital commerce. Our banking accounts, credit cards, and financial daily activities are interconnected.

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Tags: Cybersecurity

Chuck Brooks appointed to Adjunct Faculty at Master
LinkedIn
March 15, 2018
Chuck Brooks was recently appointed to be Adjunct Faculty at Master's in Applied Intelligence Program at Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies.

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Tags: Cybersecurity

Using LinkedIn As A Marketing Fulcrum For Emerging Technologies In 2018
LinkedIn
February 10, 2018
2018 has started and accompanying this new year will be more disruption from emerging technologies. The impact surrounding the ecosystem of technology are clearly reshaping our world in business, science, and the conduct of our daily lives.

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Tags: Cybersecurity

CYBER SECURING CRYPTO CURRENCIES
LinkedIn
January 10, 2018
Recently it was disclosed that almost 4,700 bitcoins crypto currency valued at $64m were stolen by hackers who broke into Slovenian-based bitcoin mining marketplace called NiceHash.

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Tags: Cryptocurrency, Cybersecurity

A 2018 Cybersecurity "Cheat Sheet" For The C-Suite
LinkedIn
January 01, 2018
2018 has arrived and it is time for executive management to review how they can best fortify against data breaches as cyber-threats as the new year unfolds.

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Tags: Cybersecurity

Emerging Technologies and the Cyber Threat
AlienVault
December 13, 2017
Cybersecurity is at a tipping point, the sheer volume of breaches, attacks, and threats has become overwhelming. Juniper Research, suggests that the rapid digitization of consumers’ lives and enterprise records will increase the cost of data breaches to $2.1 trillion globally by 2019.

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Tags: Cybersecurity

7 Emerging Tech Trends For 2018
LinkedIn
December 05, 2017
2017 was certainly a epic year for technological innovation and digital transformation. But we have only recently entered the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and 2018 promises to see more exponential changes.

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Tags: AI, Big Data, Cybersecurity, IoT

Cybersecurity, Homeland Security, IoT, Big Data, AI, Emerging Tech, and other topics -- Published Writings by Chuck Brooks
LinkedIn
October 08, 2017

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Tags: AI, Big Data, Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, IoT

CYBERSECURITY: A QUICK SUMMARY OF RECENT TRENDS & DEVELOPMENTS
LinkedIn
September 22, 2017
According to market research firm Gartner, global spending on information security is expected to reach nearly $87 billion in 2017 — an increase of around 7 per cent over 2016 – and is expected to top $113 billion by 2020. Also according to Gartner, by 2020, 40 percent of all managed security service (MSS) contracts will be bundled with other security services and broader IT outsourcing (ITO) projects, up from 20 percent today.

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Tags: Cybersecurity

"RISING TIDES AND HIGHER STAKES" HIGH PERFORMANCE COUNSEL INTERVIEWS CYBERSECURITY THOUGHT-LEADER CHUCK BROOKS
LinkedIn
August 26, 2017
We live in world of algorithms; x’s and o’s. Our digital world is ripe for access and compromise by those who want do harm from just a laptop and server. A myriad of recent breaches have demonstrated that as consumers we are becoming more and more dependent upon digital commerce.

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Tags: Cybersecurity

Why LinkedIn is an Indispensable Medium for Security Professionals
LinkedIn
August 16, 2017

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Tags: Cybersecurity

The Imperative of Critical Infrastructure Protection - Cyber and Physical (articles/blogs by Chuck Brooks)
LinkedIn
August 03, 2017
Recently, the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security hosted an exercise simulating attacks on the power grid and government computer networks. Participants included law enforcement, first responders, and private sector representatives engaged in health and security.

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Tags: Cybersecurity

CHUCK BROOKS, NOW ADVISOR TO LINKEDIN MARKETING AS CYBERSECURITY AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGY SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT
LinkedIn
July 22, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Chuck Brooks, who is HIGH PERFORMANCE COUNSEL’s featured Contributor on cybersecurity issues, has been working directly with the LinkedIn Team as a security (Cyber, Homeland) and emerging technologies (IoT, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud, BlockChain) Subject Matter Expert/Advisor for content in marketing.

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The #CyberAvengers
LinkedIn
July 11, 2017
The #CyberAvengers are a group of salty and experienced professionals who have decided to work together to help keep this nation and its data safe and secure.

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Identity Theft, the Not So Hidden Scourge
AlienVault
July 05, 2017
Per a recent study released by Javelin Strategy & Research, identity fraud hit a record high in 2016 targeting 15.4 Million U.S. Victims and with hacker/fraudsters netting around $16 billion dollars. Those findings are not so shocking, as breaches from companies, government, and untold individual accounts are becoming an unfortunate norm.

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Tags: Cybersecurity

Understanding The Potential and Challenges of The Internet of Things
LinkedIn
June 22, 2017
Recently, I have published several articles on the topic of Internet of things. The highlights are shared below.

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Tags: Cybersecurity

Thought Leadership -- Evangelizing The Future
LinkedIn
June 14, 2017
Digital technologies and connectivity have transformed the way the world works. The cyber medium has transformed our lives including how we communicate, and how we do business. Social media platforms, and especially, LinkedIn, have led to a new paradigm for thought leadership as a catalyst for productivity and achievement in industry and government.

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Tags: Cybersecurity

FOUR MUST READ CYBERSECURITY BOOKS/RESOURCES
LinkedIn
May 19, 2017
Please check out quick synopses, reviews, and commercial links to what I consider four "go-to" books on the encompassing topic of cybersecurity.

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Exploring Trends in Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, Iot, and Emerging Technologies
LinkedIn
March 31, 2017
Please see below a list of some selected links to recent articles/speeches I have written on 'tech topics of the day'.

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Tags: Cybersecurity

COGNITIVE WORLD aims to be the go-to resource for enterprise decision-makers interested in artificial intelligence (AI)
LinkedIn
March 30, 2017
Cognitive World will be official launching April 25th and I am excited to be both an Advisor and Contributor to the HUB.

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Tags: AI, Cybersecurity

The Special 2-Way Relationship with Man's Best Friend (Dogs)
LinkedIn
March 29, 2017
The old adage that Dogs are man's best friend (and women's) really rings true. Dogs have a long and special relationship with humans since they were domesticated as pets tens of thousands of years ago according to the latest archeological estimates.

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Tags: Cybersecurity

Interview of Chuck Brooks, Judge of GSN Homeland Security Awards, on Key Homeland Security, Cybersecurity, and Technology Issues for 2017
LinkedIn
March 03, 2017
It was my real pleasure. Each year I am more and more impressed with the capabilities of the company submissions for best solutions.

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Alarming Cybersecurity Stats You Should Know
LinkedIn
February 20, 2017
2016 was an alarming year for tallying increases in data breaches and analyzing the sophistication of cybersecurity attacks and threats. It is clear that companies and individuals are playing games of catch up from a growing array of cyber adversaries.

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Tags: Cybersecurity

DHS, NIST Release Security Guidelines for IoT Devices
LinkedIn
January 26, 2017
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released new security guidelines last week for the Internet of Things (IoT) after a massive distributed denial-of-service attack targeted these devices and shutdown many popular websites like Twitter and Etsy last month.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, IoT

Chuck Brooks Selected As Winner of "Cybersecurity Marketer of The Year"? at the 2017 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards
LinkedIn
January 17, 2017
The 2017 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards recognize companies, products and individuals that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security.

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Tags: Cybersecurity

Emerging Technologies to watch (a resource guide)
LinkedIn
December 18, 2016
A few years back, The McKinsey Global Institute published an informative analysis that comprehensively examined the economic impact of global technology trends.

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Tags: Cybersecurity

Compiled Writings on cybersecurity, Homeland Security, and Emerging Technologies
LinkedIn
December 16, 2016

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology

1 Industry Award
Thinkers 360 Thought Leader Chuck Brooks selected as a finalist for the Top 50 Marketer Award.
ONCON
July 08, 2019
Thinkers 360 Thought Leader Chuck Brooks selected as a finalist for the Top 50 Marketer Award. The list was selected by distinguished judges from Fortune 500 corporations and associations across the globe. The OnCon Icon Award recognize icons in the categories of marketing, human resources, and legal (corporate counsel). Nominees were voted on by leading professionals within each job function or industry to establish a true non-biased or non-conflicted winner.
Please vote for Chuck on at this site: https://www.onconferences.com/votemarketing
THANKS!

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Tags: Innovation, Marketing, Social

1 Journal Publication
Cyber Startup Observatory -- Interview with Chuck Brooks
Cyber Startup Observatory
December 20, 2018
Interview with Chuck Brooks who iis the Principal Market Growth Strategist – Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies for General Dynamics Mission Systems. Chuck is also an Adjunct Faculty member at Georgetown University in their Applied Intelligence and Cybersecurity Programs. LinkedIn named Chuck as “a Top Tech Person To Follow” and he has been widely published on cybersecurity and emerging technology topics in FORBES, Huffington Post, InformationWeek, MIT Sloan Blog, Computerworld, Federal Times, Homeland Security Today (Visiting Editor), and many other publications. Chuck helped “stand up” Office of Legislative Affairs at the US Department of Homeland Security and served as first Director of Legislative Affairs at the DHS Science & Technology Directorate. He has an MA in International Relations from the University of Chicago and a BA in Political Science form DePauw University.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Emerging Technology, Leadership

1 Media Interview
New administration looks to DC for cyber innovation
Federal News Radio
May 12, 2017
The new administration has promised to focus on cybersecurity and artificial intelligence and will be looking to the Washington, D.C. region for new breakthroughs in technology.

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Tags: Cybersecurity

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