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Federal 100's cyber stewards

For the last 30 years, FCW, GCN's sibling publication focusing on the business of federal IT, honors 100 people who made a significant contribution to federal IT.

The 2018 Federal 100 Award winners includes many whose accomplishments have improved cybersecurity in government. The winners will be honored in person at the March 28 Fed 100 gala, but you can read more about each of those individuals on

Peter A. Altabef
Chairman and CEO

Lily Lidong Chen
Manager, Cryptographic Technology Group, IT Laboratory
National Institute of Standards and Technology

John J. DeSimone
Vice President, Cybersecurity and Special Missions
Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services

Jeanette Manfra
Assistant Director for Cybersecurity
Department of Homeland Security

James J. Quinn
Department of Homeland Security

Ron Ross
Computer Scientist, Fellow
National Institute of Standards and Technology

James Russo
Telecommunications Manager, EIS Solutions Development, Office of IT Category, Federal Acquisition Service
General Services Administration

Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner
Commander, 24th Air Force; Commander, Air Forces Cyber; and Commander, Joint Force Headquarters-Cyber
Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas

Lt. Col. Marc Snoddy
Commander of 33rd Network Warfare Squadron
U.S. Air Force

Chris Townsend
Vice President, Federal

Maj. Zach V. Walker
Texas Lead and Cyber Security Project Manager, Defense Innovation Unit
Defense Department

Jim Wiggins
Executive Director
Federal IT Security Institute

Amit Yoran
Chairman and CEO

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