Renata Spinks

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…”

Billy Mitchell

Written by Billy Mitchell

Billy Mitchell is Senior Vice President and Executive Editor of Scoop News Group's editorial brands. He oversees operations, strategy and growth of SNG's award-winning tech publications, FedScoop, StateScoop, CyberScoop, EdScoop and DefenseScoop. After earning his journalism degree at Virginia Tech and winning the school's Excellence in Print Journalism award, Billy received his master's degree from New York University in magazine writing while interning at publications like Rolling Stone.

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