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Information Technology and Systems Division

Dr. Margaret Myers, Director, Information Science and Technology Division

The Information Technology and Systems Division (ITSD) focuses on cybersecurity and other cyberspace challenges of national and global significance. ITSD’s mission is to anticipate, define, analyze, and evaluate cyberspace issues and provide viable, feasible, and affordable solutions. To achieve this mission, ITSD approaches the growing cyber threat from the perspectives of operations and business, technology and systems, and policy and law, with a particular emphasis on where and how these perspectives intersect. This intersection, also known as “cyber in the seams,” addresses the evolution of cyber as a national security 
function.

ITSD vingh diagrahmITSD supports DoD and other government agencies’ efforts to address and anticipate the evolving cyber environment, including related acquisition, organizational, human capital, and management process issues. Today, the U.S. faces more adversaries than ever before. These adversaries take advantage of emerging technologies and processes to try to penetrate critical networks and systems. To prevent and combat this threat, ITSD works with its sponsors to develop a whole-of-government approach to cyber that transforms cyber into a top-line national security function and addresses policy issues related to cyber in the seams.



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