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Dr. Costis Toregas

Dr. Toregas is the Director of the Cyber Security and Privacy Research Institute (www.cspri.seas.gwu.edu ) at The George Washington University that manages the NSF Scholarship for Service and DoD Cyber Scholarship Program and conducts research on diverse areas including the community college role in cybersecurity workforce development, cybersecurity insurance and cybersecurity curriculum development including cyber competitions. 

He also serves as the IT Adviser to the County Council of Montgomery County, MD, overseeing the investment of $230M annually in Information Technology goods and services. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, and past chair of its standing panel on Social Equity in Governance.

He serves on the boards of many non-profit organizations including Women in Cybersecurity (www.wicys.org ), the National CyberWatch Center (www.nationalcyberwatch.org  ) and the National Cyber League (www.nationalcyberleague.org ), and supports the UN Disaster Risk Reduction’s Global Risk Assessment Framework through participation in its Expert Group.

He has PhD, MSc and BSc degrees from Cornell University.

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