Last week, Texas A&M launched the Global Cyber Research Institute and held its inaugural summit. This cross-disciplinary institute is dedicated to taking a holistic view of cyber security. Not just the technology, but also policy, business, and social aspects. The founding donors of the GCRI are some of the university’s distinguished alumni, Ray Rothrock and Anthony Wood. Rothrock made his career as a venture capitalist with 15 deals and many exits in the cybersecurity space. Wood is the current CEO of Roku and has cyber security top of mind, with his 200 million devices deployed worldwide.
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