2019 Fed 100

Federal 100: Jim Wiggins

 

Name: Jim Wiggins
Title: Executive Director
Organization: Federal IT Security Institute

Mr. Second Chance. As a contractor, Wiggins works tirelessly to promote cybersecurity education across all branches of the federal government. He also leads the Federal IT Security Institute, whose Wounded Warrior Cyber Combat Academy retrains military veterans to be cybersecurity professionals. In 2018, he expanded the annual Federal IT Security Conference to focus on more topics of importance to the cybersecurity workforce. “Jim is a rare individual with enormous compassion, a relentless and undaunted spirit, and the entrepreneurial skills to change his vision into reality,” said Ron Ross, a fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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