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Navy Swears In New Principal Cyber Adviser

Anne Marie Schumann,

Principal Cyber Adviser,

Department of the Navy

Navy Swears In New Principal Cyber Adviser

Anne Marie Schumann has taken her oath of office as the new principal cyber adviser of the Department of the Navy.

In the said role, she will provide cyber-related advice to the secretary of the Navy, the chief of naval operations and the commandant of the Marine Corps; facilitate the implementation of the Department of Defense Cyber Strategy within the Navy Department; and ensure that the Navy’s budget for cyberspace activities is sufficient.

Schumann brings over two decades of experience in the military, public service and industry to her new role, Navy .mil reported.

Before joining the Navy, she served as the senior cyberthreat adviser to the director for command, control, communications and computers/cyber and chief information officer of the Joint Staff J6. She also took on the role of cyber operations and intelligence director at the DOD responsible for implementing the department’s Cyber Strategy.

At the Defense Intelligence Agency, Schumann was appointed as a senior analyst for cyber intelligence.

Her private sector career includes time spent as a program manager at BAE Systems, according to her LinkedIn profile.

Speaking about her new role, Schumann said she plans “to uphold the mission to drive excellence in the DON’s cyber resiliency and warfighting efforts to enable and strengthen maritime dominance in an evolving digital landscape.”

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