Reboot Awards 2017

Reboot Awards 2017

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…

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…

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