Jim Edman

Edman is currently the chief information security officer for the state of South Dakota.

State Cybersecurity Leader of the Year

Jim Edman continually demonstrates impressive leadership and dedication to the state of South Dakota and its security. Edman often takes on tasks at a regional or national level and volunteers his own time to speak and educate on the importance of cybersecurity. Edman has recently established a program to evaluate and remediate security posture at all of the K-12 districts at the state.

Jake Williams

Written by Jake Williams

Jake Williams is the vice president of content and community for StateScoop and EdScoop. He's spent nearly a decade in the government IT market, covering the ins and outs of state and local government, as well as higher education. He started his journalism career in his native Pennsylvania and has also worked as a reporter for Campaigns & Elections magazine.

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