2018 Fed 100

Federal 100: Brian Scott

Name: Brian Scott
Title: Assistant Director for Strategic Integration, Strategy, Policy and Plans, National Protection and Programs Directorate
Agency: Department of Homeland Security

Cyber collaborator. Scott was asked by the National Security Council to lead a governmentwide effort to address a high-priority cybersecurity risk to the federal supply chain. He led the group in developing strategic objectives and tactics -- including legislative, policy and regulatory actions -- identifying risks, creating mitigation strategies, and assigning roles and responsibilities across the federal government. The initiative also required collaborating with state and local agencies and the private sector while keeping Congress briefed on the situation. Thanks to Scott's efforts, the result was a well-coordinated governmentwide response to a critical cyberthreat.

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