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Reboot Leadership Awards 2019

Announcing the 2019 Reboot Leadership Award winners

SC Media is proud to present the class of 2019 Reboot Leadership Award winners. Reboot Leadership Awards 2019 honors executive and professional leaders in our space for their unique, inventive and inspiring contributions that improve security, shape the industry, provide thought leadership, and otherwise have a positive impact on cybersecurity. Please click here for the…

Jeff Williams – Contrast Security

Why Nominated: During his more than 25 years in the industry, Williams’ focus has been on software security. As a result, he’s founded the well-known, not-for-profit Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), along with two cybersecurity companies, Aspect Security in 2002 and Contrast Security in 2010 with partner Arshan Dabirsiaghi. In addition to these accomplishments,…

Emmanuel Benzaquen – Checkmarx

Why Nominated: Checkmarx CEO Emmanuel Benzaquen led his company through another record fiscal year last year, with more than 60 percent year-over-year revenue growth – fueled by the addition of 400 new large-enterprise customers. Over the past year, he oversaw the launch of a new software exposure platform, an increase in head count, channel expansion and…

Brad Wiskirchen – Kount

Why Nominated: Bradley J. Wiskirchen has established himself as a leader in protecting digital innovation, including protecting against digital fraud, leading the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) High- Level Advisory Group on Finance and Technology on data ownership, use, access and protection. Profile:  Wiskirchen co-founded Kount after seeing eCommerce merchants struggle with fraud, with some eventually going…

Jennifer Steffens – IOActive

Why nominated: Jennifer Steffens has held the helm of IoActive for the last 11 years and during that period managed the firm while the company’s researchers made impressive vulnerability discoveries in satellite communication systems used on planes, robots, Segways, a Jeep and even healthcare equipment. She has also been a leader when it comes to…

Kevin von Keyserling – Keyfactor

Why Nominated: Since founding his company in 2004, Kevin von Keyserling has transformed Keyfactor (formerly Certified Security Solutions) from a security consultancy to a digital identity management solutions provider that manages more than 500 million digital certificates for companies around the world. Over the last year, he closed the Cleveland, Ohio-area company’s largest funding round to…

Lorelei Chernyshov – Merrick Bank

Why Nominated Driven by impending changes wrought by new regulations such as GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Lorelei Chernyshov has focused on leading the integration of information assets with cybersecurity practices to better manage sensitive data location, accessibility and storage at Merrick Bank. Profile: Observing a cultural mind shift within organizations away…

Ben Seri – Armis Security

Why nomintated: Ben Seri’s work in the IoT space specifically around BlueBorne, the first airborne IoT vulnerabilities impacting more than five billion devices globally, and BLEEDINGBIT, chip- level vulnerabilities used in the fabric of internet infrastructure. Seri has fought against the fast-paced creation and adoption of IoT devices that are created and deployed with security…

Ben Herzberg – Imperva

Why Nominated: Under Ben Herzberg’s leadership, Imperva’s threat research team has uncovered key vulnerabilities in Facebook, Google Photos, Drupal and other online services and platforms. Profile: Herzberg and his Imperva research team are charged with identifying and evaluating software flaws that undermine application and data security. In November 2018, Imperva disclosed a significant Facebook vulnerability that…

Alejandro Hernandez – IOActive

Why Nominated: A top security consultant who has dedicated himself to improving security for over 15 years, Alejandro Hernández was responsible for uncovering major security flaws in stock trading technologies. Profile: Alejandro Hernández, who presented new, ground-breaking research regarding security flaws in stock trading technologies during the 2018 Black Hat conference, also discovered significant stock trading…

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