From: Government Technology

Winners in the four different categories also demonstrated leadership, creativity and initiative in driving change, and utilized technology to achieve results.


Each year, the Center for Digital Government* recognizes the leaders and innovators in government cybersecurity, and this year’s winners were selected based on their efforts during the past two to three years to improve cybersecurity; their impact on the local, state and national scenes; their utilization of technology to achieve results; their creativity and initiative to make change; and their demonstrated leadership to drive change.

Organizational awardees of the sixth annual Cybersecurity Leadership and Innovation Awards were selected in four different categories: city government, county government, state government and education. Winners include Louisville, Ky., for its investment in a modernized cybersecurity program; Cook County, Ill., for its collaboration efforts and information-sharing threat intelligence platform; the state of Indiana for its Information Sharing and Analysis Center; and Oklahoma’s Broken Arrow Public Schools for its comprehensive program that helps protect external and internal threats.

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