Federal 100: John Stewart

John Stewart
Vice President and Chief Security Officer
Cisco Systems

Stewart is the leading cybersecurity expert at Cisco, where he oversees a team of 250 employees who develop security practices, policies and processes.

Stewart is at the center of Cisco’s strategic cybersecurity outreach and served on the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th Presidency. Among other things, the commission concluded that the security of the nation’s cyber infrastructure requires a strategy directed from the White House.

“Stewart consistently brought strategic perspectives that steered the commission in productive directions,” said Bruce McConnell, counselor to the deputy undersecretary of the Homeland Security Department’s National Protection and Programs Directorate. “His experience, insight and clarity of thought [are] invaluable.”

Read more about the 2010 Federal 100 award winners.

About the Author

William Jackson is a Maryland-based freelance writer.


  • 2018 Fed 100

    The 2018 Federal 100

    This year's Fed 100 winners show just how much committed and talented individuals can accomplish in federal IT. Read their profiles to learn more!

  • Census
    How tech can save money for 2020 census

    Trump campaign taps census question as a fund-raising tool

    A fundraising email for the Trump-Pence reelection campaign is trying to get supporters behind a controversial change to the census -- asking respondents whether or not they are U.S. citizens.

  • Cloud
    DOD cloud

    DOD's latest cloud moves leave plenty of questions

    Speculation is still swirling about the implications of the draft solicitation for JEDI -- and about why a separate agreement for cloud-migration services was scaled back so dramatically.

Stay Connected

FCW Update

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.