Events

Events

Dan Cornell – Denim Group

Why Nominated: Denim Group CTO Dan Cornell, who created the company’s ThreadFix vulnerability management platform, and his team were awarded three separate technology patents in late 2018 for tools used to reduce the time organizations spend analyzing data and identifying vulnerabilities in their development pipelines. Profile:  In his pursuit to create a seamless approach for companies…

Kevin Gosschalk – Arkose Labs

Why nominated: Kevin Gosschalk was among the first to use gamification technology to help solve fraud problems for some of the world’s most targeted businesses with the goal of being able to implement the technique without impacting user experience. In addition, he saw and understood the pain points being suffered by clients who were dealing…

Patrick Craven – Center for Cyber Safety and Education

Why nominated: As director of the non-profit Center for Cyber Safety and Education – the charitable arm of (ISC)2 –Patrick Craven has overseen the rollout of an influential children’s cyber safety education program, starring the cartoon cat Garfield, in schools across the country. Craven is also the founder of Cyber Safety Day, a one-day event…

Jack Jones – FAIR Institute

Why Nominated:  As the author and creator of the Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR) framework, which spearheaded the FAIR Institute, Jack Jones is one of the foremost authorities in the field of information risk management. Profile: As the author and creator of the Factor Analysis of Information Risk (FAIR) framework, which spearheaded the FAIR Institute,…

James Plouffe – MobileIron

Why nominated:  Influence can come in many forms and dimensions, sometimes it’s one on one and other times it’s to a huge audience. In the case of James Plouffe it is both. As a technical advisor for the former USA Network television show Mr. Robot he had a massive platform to inform people on the…

Anil Lamba – EXL Service, Inc.

Why Nominated: Anil Lamba is a notable industry speaker, researcher, an innovator, and an influencer with proven success in spearheading Strategic Information Security Initiatives and Large- scale IT Infrastructure projects across industry verticals. Profile: Anil Lamba has striven to change the way organizations approach security, placing an emphasis on making informed decisions regarding products and services…

Joseph Kiniry – Galois, Free & Fair

Why Nominated: Joseph Kiniry is on the frontlines of the ongoing battle to defend America’s elections from malicious actors seeking to interfere with the democratic process. As principal scientist at Galois, and CEO and Chief Scientist of Free & Fair (a spin out of Galois), Kiniry is at the center of two major projects that seek…

Josh Rickard – Swimlane

Why Nominated: Josh Rickard constantly utilizes his knowledge and expertise to bolster the cybersecurity community, including leading webinars and writing blog posts available to the public that focus on automating malware analysis, employee offboarding with SOAR, the nuances of Microsoft’s OAuth2 implementation and more. Profile:  Among Josh Rickard’s many accomplishments over the last year was his…

Stina Ehrensvärd – Yubico

Why nominated: In an era when login credentials often include Admin for a user name and Password1234, it’s good to know there are security stewards like Stina Ehrensvärd who continue to make password security a daily mission. Profile: The last 12 months saw two of Ehrensvärd’s most important projects come to fruition. Her work to…

Meerah Rajavel – Forcepoint

Why Nominated:  Meerah Rajavel has spent the past 12 months improving cybersecurity awareness within Forcepoint – with great success. She believes that cybersecurity awareness requires a top- down commitment. Under her leadership, Forcepoint has established board-level governance on cybersecurity on a periodic basis throughout the company. Profile: Rajavel leveraged CEO Matt Moynahan to chair Forcepoint’s…

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