2018 Fed 100

Federal 100: Marianne Bailey

Name: Marianne Bailey
Title: Principal Director, Deputy CIO for Cybersecurity
Agency: Department of Defense

Threat detective. If such things were possible, Bailey could have won two Federal 100 awards for her work in 2017. For the first part of the year, she was principal director for the Defense Department’s chief information security officer and led DOD’s threat-based cybersecurity architecture review. A longtime NSA employee before coming to DOD, she returned to the agency last spring to be the lead cybersecurity adviser for all U.S. government national security systems deemed critical for military and intelligence activities. Virtually all those efforts are classified but absolutely vital to national security.

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