Army special agent wins high cybersecurity award

Monday - 5/24/2010, 5:24pm EDT

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  • Special Agent Thomas Williamson has received the Outstanding Special Agent of the Year award from the Army's Criminal Investigation Command's Computer Crime Investigation Unit. In his White House blog, Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt writes that Williamson has directly contributed to several successful prosecutions that have resulted in over 20 years of combined jail time for perpetrators, and also helped in getting several other high-visibility cases set for prosecution. Pointing to his methodical research methods and untiring support, Schmidt cites Williamson's contributions as "truly outstanding" over the past year.

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