CHICAGO – May 18, 2023 – Trustwave today announced that Trustwave Government Solutions President Bill Rucker won a 2023 Cyber Defenders Award from MeriTalk. Rucker earned this award for driving innovation, advancing the nation’s cybersecurity, and making significant contributions across cyber programs in Federal IT.
“These leaders are advancing security initiatives impacting our government – and our nation’s – cybersecurity,” said Caroline Boyd, principal, government programs at MeriTalk. “We’re pleased to be able to recognize their innovation, commitment, and outstanding achievements.”
Rucker’s commitment to the government mission has become a primary career objective. He is dedicated and passionate about engaging government leaders in co-building plans for cyber defense and innovation in defending the government from adversaries, and in building true public-private partnership. Rucker is set to receive the award at MeriTalk’s Cyber Central event on May 17 and Cyber Smoke event on May 18.
“I am once again humbled to be recognized as a cyber defender and associated with this amazing group of leaders,” said Rucker. “This mission is so vitally critical to our government, and I feel privileged to have the opportunity to contribute to it. This is a wonderful recognition for me, but also for the tremendous work being done by the TGS team to innovate in the federal cybersecurity space.”
According to MeriTalk, these awards were created to recognize the people driving innovation and advancing our nation’s cybersecurity at a time when technological advancements and increased sophistication of cyberattacks are highlighting both the value of and the need for greater cyber resiliency.
For the full list of winners, visit: https://www.meritalk.com/award/cyber-defenders-2023/
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