Eugene Spafford, a professor in the Department of Computer Science at Purdue University, has received the Sagamore of The Wabash award. He came to Purdue in 1987. Since that time, he has earned numerous awards in the cybersecurity community and at the university, becoming one of Purdue’s inaugural Morrill Professors in 2012. Among his accomplishments is his leadership in the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security. Spafford was a founder of CERIAS in 1998 and remains as director emeritus. He has been recognized with every major award in cybersecurity including his selection in October by the International Federation of Information Processing Societies as the 2017 recipient of the IFIP annual Kristian Beckman Award.