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Reboot Awards 2017

Threat Seeker – Dan Basile

Category: Threat Seaker Name: Dan Basile Title: Executive director, security operations center Company: Texas A&M Why nominated: A passionate, tenacious, and thoughtful information security advocate, Dan Basile’s profile and responsibility within the Texas A&M University (TAMU) System have risen dramatically in the last 12 years. Profile: The founder of Texas A&M University system’s security operations…

Top Management – Brian Dye

Category: Top Management Name: Brian Dye Title: Executive Vice President, Corporate Products, McAfee Company: McAfee Why nominated: Leveraging his vast experience in digital threats and information protection., Brian Dye played an integral role in the transitioning of Intel Security Group’s McAfee division into its own separate company. Moreover, Dye has been serving in the forefront…

Outstanding Educator – Diana L. Burley

Category: Outstanding EducatorName: Diana Burley Title: Executive Director; Professor, Human and Organizational Learning Company: Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection; The George Washington University Why nominated: As the executive director and chair of the Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection (I3P), Diana Burley has worked tirelessly to address cybersecurity challenges affecting society. By defining best practices in…

Chief Privacy Officer – Eric Dieterich

Category: Chief Privacy Officer Name: Eric Dieterich Title: Data Privacy Practice Leader Company: Focal Point Data Risk, LLC Why nominated: An active member and supporter of the privacy community and has worked with clients in a number of industries including healthcare and financial services where privacy issues abound. Profile: Dieterich joined Focal Point Data Risk…

Threat Seeker – Moshe Ben-Simon

Category: Threat Seeker Name: Moshe Ben-Simon Title:  Co-Founder & VP Services and TrapXLabs Company: TrapX Security Why nominated: For Ben-Simon’s long-time dedication to the cybersecurity industry and his work to help secure the health care industry through TrapX’s Medjack reports. Profile: Moshe Ben-Simon helped found TrapX five years ago with the mission statement of developing…

Top Management – Peter Bauer

Category: Top Management Name: Peter Bauer Title: CEO Company: Mimecast Why nominated: A founder of Mimecast, Bauer has been responsible for sparking the company’s aggressive growth and strong voice. Profile: Born and raised in South Africa, Peter Bauer trained as a Microsoft systems engineer in the mid-90s, focusing on corporate messaging systems before relocating to…

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…

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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