State Cybersecurity Leader of the Year
Illinois Chief Information Security Officer Adam Ford leads a multitude of statewide information security projects, all with the common goal of protecting his home state. Adam is a catalyst for establishing election security in Illinois and leads the Cyber Navigator program to support local governments. Co-chair of the Illinois Terrorism Taskforce (ITTF), Adam also occupies a seat on the Executive Cyber Security Oversight Committee with several other agencies focused on delivering security and protection to the data and citizens of Illinois. Adam’s latest project, Identity Management, will deliver employees a single identity and log-on, another big step in securing information.