Sigaba’s DiMaggio Presented with AFCEA International 2004 Meritorious Service Award
San Mateo, Calif. — May 11, 2004 — Secure Data in Motion, dba Sigaba®, the leading provider of secure message management solutions, today announced that Captain Kathryn “Kathy” DiMaggio, USN (Ret), of its Federal Services Division, has been recognized by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) with a 2004 International Meritorious Service award.
According to Vice Admiral Herb Brown, USN (ret) and president and CEO, AFCEA International: “[Kathy’s] singular efforts have helped to enhance and foster the goals and objectives of the Association, and the communications, electronics, intelligence and information systems communities we represent.”
This award follows a distinguished career by DiMaggio in the United States Navy. She has received numerous additional awards in her career, including the Defense Superior Service Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achieve Medal, Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal and two awards of the National Defense Service Medal.
“We are honored today to be recognizing Kathy’s industry achievements,” said Bob Cook, CEO Sigaba. “In addition to her outstanding contributions to the public sector, Kathy is a highly regarded executive of Sigaba and has been directly responsible for the continued success of its enterprise secure messaging solution suite.” As part of the Federal Services group, DiMaggio is directly responsible for building the Department of Defense service area.
DiMaggio continues to actively participate in numerous AFCEA programs. Most recently, she has taken a leadership role in the AFCEA Northern Virginia Chapter volunteering on the Programs Committee and the 2004 Naval IT Day Committee. She has also served as member and assistant to the president of the Newport Chapter, president of the Tokyo Chapter and volunteer for AFCEA TechNet International.
DiMaggio holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin; Master of Science from the Naval Postgraduate School, and; Masters of Arts from the Naval War College.
AFCEA, a non-profit international association, is dedicated to supporting global security by providing an ethical environment that encourages a close cooperative relationship among civil government agencies, the military and industry. AFCEA’s members, associates and sponsors are among the world’s leading designers, planners, manufacturers, testers and users of systems, services and components for IT, communications, and intelligence. Additional information on AFCEA can be found at www.afcea.org.
Secure Data in Motion Inc., dba Sigaba, is the leading provider of secure message management solutions, including e-mail, instant messaging and document delivery, for the enterprise market. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, the company was recently named by SC Magazine and CIO Magazine as the “Company to Watch.” Sigaba Secure E-mail, Sigaba Secure Statements and Sigaba Secure Instant Messaging are the most flexible, easy-to-use solutions for securing all corporate, financial services, healthcare and government communications over the Internet and wireless networks. The company’s Liberty-enabled and SAML-compliant standards-based solutions support next generation messaging; secure messages can be sent to virtually anyone, anywhere, without requiring users to download special software. Sigaba (s??a) takes its name from the SIGABA encryption machine, used by the U.S. during and after World War II. It was the only device of its kind that was never compromised by the enemy. Additional information about Sigaba can be found at http://www.sigaba.com or by calling 1-800-475-8226.