2015 Fed 100

Federal 100: Lt. Gen. Ed Cardon

Edward Cardon

Name: Lt. Gen. Ed Cardon
Title: Commander
U.S. Army Cyber Command
Agency: U.S. Army

Building a cyber corps. The Army is in the midst of an IT overhaul, and Cardon is one of the most important people involved. He has overseen the establishment of a cyber-specific career branch in the Army and the Joint Force Headquarters-Cyber to better support combatant commanders. Less tangible is a mindset of greater cyber awareness that officials say Cardon sends down through the ranks. He will get an even greater opportunity to shine now that the Army's CIO has called for the establishment of 41 cyber protection teams.

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