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TechTonics: Will Hurd on What’s At Stake As U.S. Voyages Through New Tech Frontier

John Dickson, principal at local cybersecurity firm The Denim Group, said federal lawmakers are notoriously ignorant on tech issues, but Hurd was one of the few exceptions.

“Will was highly regarded for his technical grasp because he came from the [cybersecurity] industry,” Dickson said. “He also had the intelligence part, which is inextricably linked – a lot of people, including myself, came from the intel world within cyber. His pedigree was outstanding.”

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