2018 Fed 100

Federal 100: Michael M. Gilday

 

Name: Vice Adm. Michael M. Gilday
Title: Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command and U.S. Tenth Fleet
Agency: U.S. Navy

More than good ideas. Thanks to Gilday’s leadership, the Navy achieved full operational capability for all 40 Cyber Mission Force teams one year ahead of schedule. He also increased the realism of cyberspace operations in combatant command exercises, implemented plans to advance the Navy’s use of cloud-based technology, streamlined operational processes for patching and response actions in the face of threatening malware such as WannaCry, and initiated two new rapid development programs supporting network situational awareness and defense. “His leadership and experience are unmatched in bringing cyber effects to the fight,” said Rear Adm. Danelle Barrett, director of the Navy Cybersecurity Division.

Click here for the full list

About the Author

Connect with the FCW staff on Twitter @FCWnow.

Featured

  • Contracting
    8 prototypes of the border walls as tweeted by CBP San Diego

    DHS contractors face protests – on the streets

    Tech companies are facing protests internally from workers and externally from activists about doing for government amid controversial policies like "zero tolerance" for illegal immigration.

  • Workforce
    By Mark Van Scyoc Royalty-free stock photo ID: 285175268

    At OPM, Weichert pushes direct hire, pay agent changes

    Margaret Weichert, now acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, is clearing agencies to make direct hires in IT, cyber and other tech fields and is changing pay for specialized occupations.

  • Cloud
    Shutterstock ID ID: 222190471 By wk1003mike

    IBM protests JEDI cloud deal

    As the deadline to submit bids on the Pentagon's $10 billion, 10-year warfighter cloud deal draws near, IBM announced a legal protest.

Stay Connected

FCW Update

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.