2016 Winner: Christopher M.E. Painter, Coordinator for Cyber Issues, U.S. Department of State
Presented by: J. Michael Daniel, Cybersecurity Coordinator, The White House

The RSA Conference Award for Public Policy is designed to recognize significant contribution and leadership in the field of cyber security public policy. The judging committee seeks to reward nominees who hold elected or appointed office, are associated with public interest organizations or are associated with an organization that has significantly contributed to the development or application of current information security and/or privacy policy.