Reboot Awards 2017

Reboot Awards 2017

Threat Seeker – Ziv Mador

Category: Threat Seeker Name: Ziv Mador Title: Vice President, SpiderLabs Security Research Company: Trustwave Why nominated: For his work with the SpiderLabs Security Research team and previously as a member of Microsoft’s response team where he helped formalize the incident response program and the malware protection center. Profile: The fact that cybercriminals do not respect…

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Thought Leaders – Ilia Kolochenko

Category: Thought Leaders Name: Ilia Kolochenko Title: CEO & Founder Company: High-Tech Bridge Why nominated: As the first engineer to find how to apply machine learning not only for threat and anomaly detection, but for vulnerability detection in applications, Kolochenko’s influence can be felt on the intelligent automation of vulnerability crawling, fuzzing and validation. Profile: As a penetration…

Threat Seeker – Vitali Kremez

Category: Threat Seeker Name: Vitali Kremez Title: Director of Research, Hunt Team Company: Flashpoint Why nominated: For his work with Flashpoint in investigating and researching cyberattacks, along with his previous experience helping put cybercriminals behind bars as a Cybercrime Investigative Analyst for the New York County District Attorney’s Office. And being credited with tying the…

Thought Leader – Dominic Nessi

Category: Thought Leader Name: Dominic Nessi Title: Senior Technology Adviser Company: Burns Engineering Why nominated: For more than a decade, Dominic Nessi has been a leader in the airport cybersecurity world, distinguishing himself as the deputy director for information technology Los Angeles World Airports where he and his team picked up numerous awards as one of the…

Thought Leaders – Stina Ehrensvard

Category: Thought Leaders Name: Stina Ehrensvard Title: CEO and Founder Company: Yubico Why nominated: For guiding the company she founded in 2007 to the forefront of the authentication market and developing the concept of an authenticator that works across any number of services with no shared secrets. Profile: Stina Ehrensvard has spent her time at…

Influencer – Udi Mokady

Category: Influencer Name: Udi Mokady       Title: Founder, Chairman and CEO    Company: CyberArk Why nominated: Udi Mokady has become known as the founding father of the privileged account security market.  Profile: A pioneer, Udi Mokady was one of the first to recognize that motivated attackers will break through perimeter defenses and that failure to protect privileged accounts…

Thought Leaders – Marc Woolward

Category: Thought Leaders Name: Marc Woolward Title: CTO Company: vArmour Why nominated: Marc Woolward’s nomination is based on his 30 years of work building architectures for and implementing datacenter software automation, and private cloud architectures. Profile: After joining vArmour in 2015 Marc Woolward did something that is not always welcome by a person’s new employer.…

Rising Star – Asaf Cidon

Category: Rising Star Name: Asaf Cidon         Title: Vice President, Content Security Services   Company: Barracuda Networks Why nominated: An expert in email mailware, Asaf Cidon seeks to educate and train those in the security industry. Profile: Asaf Cidon could have stayed above the fray. With a PhD and MS in electrical engineering from Stanford…

Top Management – Kevin O’Brien

Category: Top Management Name: Kevin O’Brien Title: CEO and Co-Founder Company: GreatHorn Why nominated: Kevin O’Brien’s nomination is based on his long track record as a senior executive for a series of Boston-area security startups over the last 15 years. This capability came from his prior experience leading firms such as @stake. Profile: A quick…

Rising Star – Marc Laliberte

Category: Rising Star Name: Marc Laliberte        Title: Information Security Threat Analyst  Company: WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. Profile: Marc Laliberte started off slowly as a Level-1 technician, but inside of his first year he blossomed into one of the industry’s most prolific researchers and writers. Laliberte made a direct impact on WatchGuard Technologies and the security industry…

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