2016 Fed 100

Federal 100: Marty Edwards

Name: Marty Edwards
Title: Director
Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team
Agency: Department of Homeland Security

The SCADA evangelist. The threat of hackers taking down critical infrastructure -- from the power grid to water treatment plants -- is growing, but Edwards and ICS-CERT worked hard in 2015 to spread awareness of specific threats. Faced with remote access Trojans Havex and BlackEnergy in particular, Edwards helped craft clear response guidelines for industry to manage and guard against the malware. He took the message on the road by holding classified briefings with hundreds of stakeholders to steel the United States' critical infrastructure against attacks by increasingly sophisticated adversaries.

Click here for the full list

About the Author

Connect with the FCW staff on Twitter @FCWnow.

Featured

  • People
    Federal CIO Suzette Kent

    Federal CIO Kent to exit in July

    During her tenure, Suzette Kent pushed on policies including Trusted Internet Connection, identity management and the creation of the Chief Data Officers Council

  • Defense
    Essye Miller, Director at Defense Information Management, speaks during the Breaking the Gender Barrier panel at the Air Space, Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 19, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Chad Trujillo)

    Essye Miller: The exit interview

    Essye Miller, DOD's outgoing principal deputy CIO, talks about COVID, the state of the tech workforce and the hard conversations DOD has to have to prepare personnel for the future.

Stay Connected

FCW INSIDER

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.