Bridges to the World Series: Cyber Security - Is It Possible?

Session Time: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

With the vast expansion of modern technology in the recent years, cyber attacks have increased dramatically. Cyber security affects our daily lives as we communicate, travel, do business or look for information, but it also affects communities on a larger scale impacting economic vitality and national security. The current administration has declared that the “cyber threat is one of the most serious economic and national security challenges we face as a nation.”

Terry Roberts, a highly decorated intelligence officer, is the vice president of Intelligence and Cyber at TASC’s Intelligence Group. Roberts joined TASC from the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI), where she served as executive director for Interagency Acquisition and Cyber. At SEI, Roberts led Carnegie Mellon’s technical enablement for the Department of Defense, the intelligence community and the federal government, with a focus on cyber/IT and network assurance, agile acquisition and cutting edge technology access.

Before coming to the SEI, Roberts was the Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence (DDNI), where she led, together with the Director of Naval Intelligence, more than 20,000 intelligence and information-warfare military and civilian professionals and managed more than $5 billion in resources, technologies, and programs globally, working seamlessly with the entire defense intelligence and Intelligence-Community senior leadership.

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