Reboot Awards 2017

Reboot Awards 2017

Influencer – Edna Conway

Category: Influencer Name: Edna Conway Title: Chief Security Officer, Global Value Chain Company: Cisco Systems, Inc. Why nominated: Throughout her career Conway has been a tireless and early advocate of designing security into new products and their manufacturing process, helped bring others into the field and written extensively on the topic of cybersecurity. Profile: Edna…

Rising Star – Daniel J. Rogers

Category: Rising Star Name: Daniel J. Rogers       Title: CEO and Co-Founder  Company: Terbium Labs Profile: Daniel Rogers founded Terbium Labs on a simple yet sobering reality: critical data will always be a risk, and data breaches are inevitable. Considering that 85 percent of breaches are detected by a third-party and that the average breach takes…

Threat Seeker – Darren Anstee

Category: Threat Seeker Name: Darren Anstee Title: Chief Technology Officer Company: Arbor Networks Why nominated: Anstee’s creation of ATLAS, a threat monitoring infrastructure that collects data from 400 network operators that handle about one-third of all internet traffic with a focus on tracking DDoS attacks. Profile: Darren Anstee joined Arbor Networks 14 years ago where he…

Rising Star – Itzik Kotler

Category: Rising Star Name: Itzik Kotler       Title: CTO and Co-Founder  Company: SafeBreach Profile: Itzik Kotler has made a career out of training security people to think more like hackers. The SafeBreach platform, developed to continuously simulate hacker breach methods that quantify enterprise risks, has been the result of his work in offensive security. Beyond his…

Top Management – Bill Conner

Category: Top Management Name: Bill Conner Title: President & CEO Company: SonicWall Why nominated: For his work helping to secure digital identities with his firm Entrust and his work to move consumer level secure communications and privacy practices to the enterprise with Silent Circle. Profile: Bill Conner’s work has spanned the gap between the private and…

Influencer – Sergio Caltagirone

Category: Influencer Name: Sergio Caltagirone       Title: Director of Threat Intelligence  Company: Dragos, Inc. Why nominated: Sergio Caltagirone strongly believes in the positive force technology can have on society and has dedicated his life to stopping those who harm the Internet. Profile: Over the course of his career, Sergio Caltagirone has worked with some of the leading…

Chief Information Officer/C-Suite – Cemal Dikmen

Category: Chief Information Officer Name: Cemal Dikmen Title: Chief Technology Officer Company: SS8 Networks Why nominated: Cemal Dikmen has made significant technical contributions to the security industry. Profile: Cemal Dikmen knows that intelligence is the key to keeping an organization safe from hackers and has spent a considerable amount of time and effort developing the…

Influencers – George Kurtz

Category: Influencers Name: George Kurtz Title: Co-founder & CEO Company: CrowdStrike Why nominated: A visionary and an influencer, George Kurtz has helped bring about a profound shift in cybersecurity defense. Profile:  Former accountant George Kurtz literally wrote the book on cybersecurity. “Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions,” which Kurtz penned as a CPA, sparked…