2016 Fed 100

Federal 100: Danielle Metz

Name: Danielle Metz
Title: Project Director
Joint Regional Security Stacks
Agency: Defense Department

DOD's great unifier. JRSS provides cybersecurity for hardware and software on DOD's regional networks and is a critical component of the department's transition to the Joint Information Environment. However, there were about 1,000 distinct entry points for DOD networks, so Metz unified a team of people who do not normally work together to bring that number down to 50. The consolidation will save money, reduce DOD's IT complexity and enhance the department's security by reducing the number of targets for a potential cyber breach.

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