2021 Fed 100

Federal 100: Steven Hernandez


Name: Steven Hernandez
Title: Chief Information Security Officer
Organization: Education Department

Championing zero trust. Hernandez has been an influential figure across government, driving improvements in cybersecurity and being an early advocate and thought leader for zero trust architecture. Beyond his leadership at DOE, he also serves as vice chairman of the Federal CISO Council and government chairman of the ACT-IAC Cybersecurity Community of Interest. He consistently stresses the importance of engaging with industry on new approaches to cybersecurity and mentoring the next generation of cybersecurity leaders. Hernandez has also worked with the General Services Administration to help automate and streamline the processing of security control requirements for cloud service providers under FedRAMP.

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