TSA, NASA IT leaders among this year’s GISLA winners

October 19, 2011
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Emma Garrison-Alexander, assistant administrator for IT at the Transportation Security Administration, and Henry Yu, NASA’s chief information security officer, are among the individual winners of this year’s U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Awards, which are presented by (ISC)2.

(ISC)2, pronounced ISC-squared, is a nonprofit information security professional body that administers the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification. The is the eighth year of the GISLA program, which honors public- and private-sector individuals and teams in five categories.

Garrison-Alexander won the individual award in the Technology Improvement category for leading development of TSA’s Redaction Toolbar, which prevents improper document redaction and inadvertent release of sensitive security information by providing a standard, automated tool in Adobe Acrobat. She also oversaw the development of related policies, processes and training in the use of the new toolbar.

via Government Computer News, continued here.