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Dustin Sachs, Director of Research

Dustin Sachs

Director of Research and Content Strategy

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A skilled Senior Information Security Officer with a successful history of speerheading groundberaking cybersecurity research and information publications  

Dustin Sachs serves as the Director of Research and Content Strategy at the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT).  He plays a leading role in shaping the discourse around cybersecurity and critical infrastructure. At ICIT, he spearheads the development of groundbreaking research and informative publications. His role involves crafting policy briefs and guidance documents, which are invaluable resources for policymakers and leaders in the critical infrastructure sector. Dustin's expertise extends to managing information security risks, governance, and compliance, focusing on safeguarding crucial assets. His leadership bolsters organizational resilience through effective incident response and threat mitigation strategies.

 

As a senior information security officer and academic researcher, Dustin showcases a profound understanding of the complex cybersecurity landscape. His skills in building and leading high-performing teams have been pivotal in fostering a culture of cybersecurity awareness and implementing best practices within the organization. Under his guidance, the team at ICIT consistently produces insightful content that aids in informed decision-making among key stakeholders. Moreover, his background in research and content strategy and his position as an academic researcher enable him to leverage thought leadership effectively. This approach informs and shapes the policies and strategies critical to national security and the protection of critical infrastructure.

 

Additionally, Dustin's academic pursuits further augment his professional expertise. He is in the final year of his Doctor of Computer Science (DCS) degree in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance at Colorado Technical University. This advanced academic endeavor equips him with the latest knowledge and research skills, enhancing his ability to address contemporary cybersecurity challenges. His academic journey reflects a deep commitment to the field and contributes to his holistic understanding of information security. Through his work at ICIT and his ongoing academic research, Dustin emerges as a leader in cybersecurity, driving change and innovation in a field crucial to modern society's security and stability.

Dustin Sachs serves as the Director of Research and Content Strategy at the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT).  He plays a leading role in shaping the discourse around cybersecurity and critical infrastructure. At ICIT, he spearheads the development of groundbreaking research and informative publications. His role involves crafting policy briefs and guidance documents, which are invaluable resources for policymakers and leaders in the critical infrastructure sector. Dustin's expertise extends to managing information security risks, governance, and compliance, focusing on safeguarding crucial assets. His leadership bolsters organizational resilience through effective incident response and threat mitigation strategies.

 

As a senior information security officer and academic researcher, Dustin showcases a profound understanding of the complex cybersecurity landscape. His skills in building and leading high-performing teams have been pivotal in fostering a culture of cybersecurity awareness and implementing best practices within the organization. Under his guidance, the team at ICIT consistently produces insightful content that aids in informed decision-making among key stakeholders. Moreover, his background in research and content strategy and his position as an academic researcher enable him to leverage thought leadership effectively. This approach informs and shapes the policies and strategies critical to national security and the protection of critical infrastructure.

 

Additionally, Dustin's academic pursuits further augment his professional expertise. He is in the final year of his Doctor of Computer Science (DCS) degree in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance at Colorado Technical University. This advanced academic endeavor equips him with the latest knowledge and research skills, enhancing his ability to address contemporary cybersecurity challenges. His academic journey reflects a deep commitment to the field and contributes to his holistic understanding of information security. Through his work at ICIT and his ongoing academic research, Dustin emerges as a leader in cybersecurity, driving change and innovation in a field crucial to modern society's security and stability.

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