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Cybersecurity in West Virginia: An emergent modern defense


In today’s world, it is uncommon for anyone to experience a day untouched by the cyber industry. For many, information technology (IT) infiltrates most aspects of life, beginning the moment they wake up to their cell phone alarm and continuing throughout the day while working, shopping, banking and interacting with the modern world online.

“Cybersecurity impacts all users and citizens, regardless of their profession,” says Lexy Guenther, chief technology officer for enterprise IT and mission solutions operations at Leidos. “The interconnectedness of people and technology has put the cyber industry front and center and illustrated the need to build security into all our projects and methodologies.”

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