Janis Rose receives a Commendation from the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Janis Rose was recently surprised to be honored with a Commendation from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Presented by David A. Ford, Special Agent in Charge, FBI Springfield Division. The award recognized her dedication and hard work protecting our national infrastructures for over 10 years. Rose has served as President of InfraGard Springfield, an initiative of the FBI collaborating with subject matter experts in public/private alliances. She teaches computer science at the University of Illinois Springfield where her interest centers on network security. Rose chairs the annual Cyber Defense and Disaster Recovery Conference in March and is spearheading a Digital Forensics Exercise Challenge in November. See a picture from the ceremony.