(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, March 11, 2021) The National Cybersecurity Center (NCC) has appointed the Honorable Karen S. Evans to its Board of Directors.


“We are very fortunate to have Karen Evans joining our Board of Directors,” said Harry D. Raduege, Jr., Lieutenant General, USAF (Ret.), CEO of the National Cybersecurity Center. “Karen brings a myriad of experience involving numerous government, industry, and academic sectors to our Board and will be an invaluable addition to the NCC.”

As a Senate confirmed, Presidentially Appointed executive, Karen S. Evans served as the first Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response at the U.S. Department of Energy. Evans is an executive who served in three Presidential Appointed positions in two administrations. Possessing 30 years of executive-level management experience focused on cybersecurity, national security, technology innovation, service delivery and supply chain risk management, Evans served as an independent director and outside manager for publicly traded companies and not-for-profits for over ten years. Evans also established the US Cyber Challenge, a private sector non-profit that partnered with universities to train several hundred cyber experts. Evans displays a federal government career beginning as a GS-2 supporting numerous agencies including the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, Department of Agriculture and Executive Office of the President at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

With a diverse cybersecurity portfolio spanning decades, Karen S. Evans will aid the NCC in its mission to Secure the World.

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The National Cybersecurity Center (NCC) is a non-profit organization established for cyber innovation and awareness. Established in 2016 from the vision of United States Senator from Colorado John Hickenlooper, in coordination with several people from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) and the community, the NCC serves both public and private organizations and individuals through training, education and research. Discover NCC at https://cyber-center.org.