Top Ten Government IT Security Leaders of 2012

GovInfoSecurity.com announced their 4th annual top ten leaders in government IT security for 2012. These leaders were chosen for their influence over the past year, as well as their continued influence into 2013 and beyond. Unfortunately, none of our contributors (@grecs and @nathiet) made the cut. 😉 Anyway, congratulations to the following leaders!

  1. Barack Obama
  2. Michael Daniel
  3. Will Pelgrin
  4. Keith Alexander
  5. Tom Carper
  6. Mark Weatherford
  7. Steven VanRoekel
  8. Michael McCaul
  9. Ron Ross
  10. Chris Buse

via GovInfoSecurity.com

To acknowledge leaders who are playing a critical role in shaping the way governments approach information security and privacy, GovInfoSecurity announces its fourth annual list of Influencers.

When we published our first Influencers list for 2010, the main factor in making our decision on who to select was the position each one held. In the following two years, we purposely excluded those from the previous years so we could expand the list of people who influence IT security policy, process and practice in government.

But with a new term for the president and a new Congress, we decided to start fresh and select 10 individuals regardless of whether they appeared on the list before. All but two of those listed for 2013 have appeared on earlier versions of the ranking.

Our editors chose these individuals for the influence they’ve had over the last year, as well as the impact we expect them to have in 2013 and beyond.

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