Scott Borg

Director and Chief Economist, US Cyber Consequences Unit

Scott Borg is the Director of the US Cyber Consequences Unit, an independent, nonprofit research institute that investigates the strategic and economic consequences of cyberattacks. Widely recognized as the leading authority on the economics of cybersecurity, Borg is responsible for many of the concepts currently used to analyze the implications of cyberattacks in business contexts. His record for anticipating new cybersecurity developments since 2002 is probably unequaled. His technical contributions have included work on the techniques for hiding and finding malware. He has commented for NBC, CNN, the BBC, NPR and other broadcast media, served on the Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th Presidency, and has lectured at Harvard, Yale, Columbia and other leading universities.