Tyler Goodwin is currently pursuing his Master in Public Policy Analysis at George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government, focusing in technology policy and data science. Prior to attending George Mason, Tyler graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), where he acquired a B.A. in Political Science and a B.S. in Human Rights Law & Economics. He has held research positions at several organizations since his sophomore year at UAB, including the Institute for Human Rights and his current appointment as a Graduate Research Assistant at George Mason. His policy interests include data privacy, artificial intelligence, algorithmic management, and human rights as they relate to technological progress.
Critical Infrastructure Protection is one of the HDIAC’s eight technical focus areas. This SOAR reviews the current state of emerging technologies and methodologies relating to the protection of infrastructure and resources critical to national security. The report takes a look at the evolution of our critical infrastructure protective measures, the physical and cyber threats to our critical infrastructure, and the role government has in working with the owners of the largely privately-owned infrastructure assets.