DISA takes top honors at the 2012 DOD CIO awards

The Defense Information Systems Agency received two of this year's Defense Department CIO Awards at an Oct. 19 ceremony held at the Pentagon, the agency said in a news release.

Miyi Chung, the deputy commander and technical director at the DISA Pacific Korea Field Office, won the first place award in the individual category. The White House Communications Agency Cyber Operations Team won second place in the team category.

The DOD CIO award is the department's highest recognition for outstanding achievement in information management, IT, information resource management, information assurance, and cybersecurity (IM/IT/IRM/IA/CS) achievements by government civilian and military teams and individuals.

The DOD CIO received 102 nominations from around the world, representing hundreds of IM/IT/IRM/IA/CS professionals in DOD. Only 10 nominations were selected as finalists: five in the team category and five in the individual category.

Reader Comments

Wed, Nov 7, 2012

More expensive (and time consuming) ceremonies and awards for the elite in government while the regular workers have their pay frozen or their position cut, the national debt is rising faster than ever, and the country is struggling economically. When will these guys actually do some real work instead of trying to find ways to praise themselves and waste their time at taxpayer expense? No wonder the government is so inefficient.

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