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Dodson Receives Federal 100 Award for Cybersecurity Work.

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March 23, 2011 - Presented by Federal Computer Week, Federal 100 Award honors top professionals in the federal information technology community. NIST's Donna Dodson was named for her outstanding contributions to numerous interagency initiatives. In addition to leading NIST Computer Security Division, Dodson is also Deputy Chief Cybersecurity Advisor at NIST where she coordinates with federal agencies, industry, academia, and other stakeholders to help set NIST priorities in computer security research.

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Dodson Receives 'Federal 100' Award for Cybersecurity Work

Press release date: March 15, 2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Donna Dodson has received the 2011 Federal 100 Award. Presented by Federal Computer Week, the award honors the top professionals in the federal information technology community.

A select panel of government and industry leaders chooses the Federal 100 winners from nominations submitted by the public and private sectors.

Dodson was named for her contributions to advancements in cybersecurity, in particular for her outstanding contributions to numerous interagency initiatives. In addition to leading the NIST Computer Security Division, Dodson is also the Deputy Chief Cybersecurity Advisor at NIST. In this position, she coordinates closely with federal agencies, industry, academia and other stakeholders to help set NIST priorities in computer security research. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is an agency of the U.S. Commerce Department.

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