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Cyber Resiliency — A talk with Dr. Lin Wells — NOV. 21 chapter meeting
November 21, 2019 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Dr. Lin Wells, former CIO of the Department of Defense and Acting Dep. Ass’t Sec. of Def. under Pres. George W. Bush, will speak to us on cyber resiliency. Dr. Wells lives and breathes this topic in his current role as Executive Advisor to the GMU Community Resiliency Lab.
A graduate of the US Naval Academy, Dr. Wells spent the first half of more than 50 years of federal service as a Navy officer, commanding the USS Joseph Srauss among other tasks. He left active duty and later served 14 years with OSD, serving under both Presidents Clinton and Bush.
Dr. Wells has published on a number of geostrategic and national security issues. He joined GMU to continue his research into major disaster recovery and resiliency. His talk will focus on the digital aspect of this field of study.