2021 Fed 100

Federal 100: Venice Goodwine

 

Name: Venice Goodwine
Title: Chief Information Security Officer
Organization: Agriculture Department

A smarter approach to ATOs. Goodwine is driven to make cybersecurity accreditation better, faster and smarter by ensuring that it delivers ongoing defense rather than settling for technical compliance. She was the first CISO at a federal agency outside the Defense Department to adopt Fast Track Authority to Operate and continuous ATO principles to streamline the acquisition process. In 2020, Goodwine pushed USDA even beyond some of DOD’s early adopters. She has since taken that security mindset to the Air Force, where she is now director of enterprise IT.

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