2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: Essye B. Miller

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Name: Essye B. Miller
Title: Deputy CIO for Cybersecurity
Agency/Company: Department of Defense

Cyber strategist. Knowing how to juggle competing projects is a critical skill for all careers, but Miller has taken multitasking to a whole new level. In 2016, as director of cybersecurity for the Department of the Army, she oversaw development of cyber policy and strategy for the entire Army and completely overhauled the way the service tackled its cybersecurity posture. At a time when cyberthreats were escalating and staffing levels were being squeezed, Miller spearheaded new contracts, collaboration efforts and staff-development initiatives. Those successes drew notice: Miller has since been tapped to be director of cybersecurity for all of DOD.

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