CHICAGO – September 14, 2022 – Trustwave today announced that Trustwave Government Solutions President Bill Rucker won the Executive Leadership Award for Industry from the Association for Federal Information Resources Management (AFFIRM). Rucker earned this award for demonstrating outstanding leadership and contributions to the community within and beyond information technology.
“Trustwave is honored that Bill has been awarded the 2022 AFFIRM Executive Leadership Award for Industry. As everyone at Trustwave knows, Bill leads from the front, and this has helped Trustwave Government Solutions become a premiere provider of cybersecurity services to the public sector,” said Trustwave CEO Eric Harmon. “With Bill at the TGS helm, Trustwave can always be assured that our government business is in the best of hands.”
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 the AFFIRM Leadership Awards Celebration on September 21, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Washington, DC.
“It is an honor to receive the AFFIRM Award for Executive Leadership for Industry,” said Rucker. “I am proud of what is being accomplished at Trustwave Government Solutions. 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. The launch of the first-ever managed detection and response (MDR) service specifically built for the rigorous requirements of the federal government shows that companies, regardless of size, can bring creative solutions to the table to better secure our nation’s digital assets.”
The AFFIRM Annual Leadership Awards have been presented each year since 1979 for honoring outstanding leadership in the IT community. AFFIRM is a 501(c)3 non-profit, volunteer, and educational organization whose overall purpose is to improve the management of information, and related systems and resources, within the Federal government.
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