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Renata Spinks

Assistant Director IC4 /USMC Senior Information Security Officer, U.S. Marine Corps

Federal Leadership

Renata Spinks is the foremost cybersecurity leader in the U.S. Marine Corps as the assistant director for IC4 and chief information security officer of the military service. Though cyber is her biggest focus, Spinks is a major advocate for the move to the cloud and enhanced data sharing, both of which she told FedScoop drive better cybersecurity outcomes. “It was so necessary to take a look at industry and see what kind of commercial opportunities do we have to migrate our data to the cloud,” she said in early 2022. “We took it from a perspective of security, but also there’s a fiscal area of focus where we were looking at efficient ways of spending funds…”