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2015 Rising Star Awards

Young leaders to watch -- in 2016 and beyond

Here are 14 young women and men -- in agencies and the private sector alike -- who are overachieving in their current roles and distinguishing themselves as the likely leaders of tomorrow.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Lindsay Burack

Lindsay Burack helped streamline the National Cancer Institute's Cancer.gov website, making it more user-friendly and adding support for social sharing.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Michael H. Brody

Michael Brody has a unique ability to reconcile mission needs with privacy protections, which requires close collaboration with DHS' many independent-minded components.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Katherine Mullins

Katherine Mullins has been instrumental in enabling all levels of government to communicate securely via the Homeland Security Information Network.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Regina Kassar

At Red Team Consulting, Kassar helped small and midtier companies find opportunities in the federal marketplace.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Akosua Ali

Akosua Ali ironed out complex acquisition issues and found millions of dollars in unused funds at DHS.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Teresa Rodriguez

Teresa Rodriguez spearheaded 10 initiatives at USDA in the past year, including the first integrated safety and workers' compensation system implemented in the federal government.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Alexander Lin

At TCG, Alex Lin was assigned to the Integrity.gov project, where his innovative thinking and risk-taking exceeded expectations.

LTG Robert Ferrell (2014)

Army moves JRSS along, with other services in tow

The Army is moving forward with what Pentagon brass consider to be a crucial piece of the future defense IT backbone: the Joint Regional Security Stacks.

Shutterstock image (by Maksim Kabakou): pixelated shield, protection concept.

AT&T on board for Einstein, U.S.-U.K.run joint financial cyber exercise and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Why candidates are missing the point on cyber

Hacking China back is not the solution to American cyber vulnerability, experts warn. Voters need to start demanding that presidential candidates take a deeper look at the issue.

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Wish they all could be...

The administration is right to be building bridges with the tech community. But there's talent to be found outside California.

The Fed 100

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