Taylor Roberts serves as a Cybersecurity Advisor at the Office of Management and Budget Cyber and National Security Unit within the Executive Office of the President of the United States. Mr. Roberts is responsible for evolving Federal oversight of agency cybersecurity risk management from a compliance effort to a performance-based approach in order to strengthen overall government cybersecurity. To this end, he works to assess gaps in capability based on current threats and map FISMA metrics to these capabilities to drive performance across the Federal enterprise. Mr. Roberts leads OMBs efforts in increasing the agility, efficiency, and effectiveness of the security authorization process.
Prior to joining the Executive Office of the President, Mr. Roberts served as a Senior Researcher at Oxford University’s Global Cybersecurity Capacity Centre. Mr. Roberts holds a Master of Pacific International Affairs from UC San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Trinity University.