Preparing governments for future shocks: An action plan to build cyber resilience in a world of uncertainty

During the last half of 2022, the number of cyberattacks targeting governments increased by 95% worldwide, compared to the same period in 2021.1 The cost of public sector data breaches also increased 7.25% between March 2021 and March 2022, with an average cost per incident of $2.07 million.

Tony Scott

Prior to becoming CEO of Intrusion, Inc., a provider of security software solutions, Tony founded the TonyScottGroup, a Washington, DC- and Silicon Valley-based consulting and venture capital firm focused on cybersecurity and privacy technologies. He has also held senior executive positions in government and business organizations.

During the Obama administration, Tony served as Federal Chief Information Officer, with oversight, budget, and management responsibilities for the more than $85 billion the Federal Government spends annually on IT.

Weekly Roundup: March 13- March 17, 2023

Celebrating 5 years of the Technology Modernization Fund. This week marks a significant milestone for the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF)— the five-year anniversary. The TMF, an innovative funding model for federal technology modernization projects, has grown and expanded significantly since its humble beginnings.

Reimaging Naval Power

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) and the Naval Research Enterprise (NRE) are the catalyst of future naval power, ensuring technological dominance for its fleet and force. This enterprise is tasked with discovering, developing, and delivering new technology and capability for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps by sponsoring new research and creating new capabilities for America’s sailors and marines.

Off to a Running State Capital Start: A Guide for New Governors and Their Teams

If a spacecraft starts off in the wrong direction— even marginally—it’s unlikely to reach its planned destination. Similarly, if the early months of a new administration aren’t thoughtfully administered, and according to well-established principles, the new administration is unlikely to reach the results it desires.

Helping New State Chief Executives Make a Running Start

To help leaders in new Governors’ offices across the initial months of a new term, the IBM Center for The Business of Government has released a second edition of a prior report, Off to a Running State Capital Start: A Guide for New Governors and Their Teams

Leading the Naval Research Enterprise: A Conversation with RADM Lorin Selby, Chief of Naval Research

What are the strategic priorities for the chief of Naval Research? How is the Office of Naval Research changing the way it does basic and applied research? What emerging technologies offer the most promise? Join host Michael Keegan as hex explores these questions and more with Rear Admiral Lorin Selby, Chief of Naval Research.
Broadcast Date: 
Monday, March 13, 2023 - 10:53

Rear Admiral Lorin Selby, Chief of Naval Research

Rear Adm. Lorin Selby is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering and earned his commission through the Navy’s Reserve Officers Training Corps program. He also holds a Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering and a Nuclear Engineer degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Weekly Roundup: March 6- March 10, 2023

Biden releases a $6.9 Trillion Budget Proposal. President Biden unveiled his $6.9 trillion budget proposal for fiscal 2024 that is proposing a total of $1.7 trillion in base discretionary funding, with an increase of 7.3% or $46.9 billion in non-defense discretionary spending from fiscal 2023 and a boost of 3.3%, or $28.1 billion in defense funding.


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