Cybereason, creators of the leading Cyber Defense Platform, today announced that Sam Curry, Chief Security Officer, was recently honored with one of SC Media's 30th Anniversary “Visionary Awards” for his contributions in shaping the cybersecurity industry.
“It is very humbling to be recognized by SC Media during their 30th Anniversary celebration because there are thousands of distinguished individuals that make up the fabric of the security industry. In some respects, this feels like a ‘lifetime achievement’ award, but at this point in my career I haven’t thought of planting any flags. There is so much more that I am working on, and I am passionately motivated to change the security game for the better of us all. Congratulations to all of my colleagues who received these distinguished awards,” said Curry.
As part of SC Media’s year-long celebration for their 30th anniversary in the cybersecurity industry, they expanded the annual SC Awards to include several special categories honoring those who have shaped the industry as well as those who are beginning their journey and will influence the future. Winners were decided by SC Media’s editorial team with the assistance of the SC Awards co-chairs.
“Over the last three decades, the winners of our 30th Anniversary Awards have left an indelible imprint on the cybersecurity industry through their tireless work and visionary leadership,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Media. “Sam Curry has most assuredly earned this honor for his continued dedication to protecting enterprises from today’s sophisticated threats.”
Sam Curry brings over 25 years of experience in security with a focus on deep technology and solving practitioner problems to his role as Cybereason CSO. He was previously CTO and CSO at Arbor Networks, SVP Engineering and CISO at Microstrategy, and he held a number of senior roles at RSA, the Security Division of EMC (GM, SVP Products and CTO). He has done work on national defense, public policy, and establishing standards and protocols in security. He has also held a number of senior leadership roles at McAfee and CA, in two successful startups, and is on three security organization boards. He is a frequent speaker with BBC, CNN, MSNBC and other media outlets, a published author, a highly patented inventor, and a widely quoted security expert. He contributes regularly as an industry expert and visionary to Forbes.com.
About SC Media
SC Media is cybersecurity. For over 30 years, they have armed information security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders, and independent product reviews in partnership with and for top-level information security executives and their technical teams.
In addition to their comprehensive website, SC Media offers magazines, ebooks, and newsletters. They also host digital and live events such as SC Awards and RiskSec Conference to provide cybersecurity professionals all the information needed to safeguard their organizations and contribute to their longevity and success.
Cybereason, creators of the leading Cyber Defense Platform, gives the advantage back to the defender through a completely new approach to cybersecurity. Cybereason offers endpoint detection and response (EDR), next-generation antivirus (NGAV), and active monitoring services, powered by its cross-machine correlation engine. The Cybereason suite of products provides unmatched visibility, increases analyst efficiency and effectiveness, and reduces security risk. Cybereason is privately held, has raised $189 million from top-tier VCs, and is headquartered in Boston, with offices in London, Sydney, Tel Aviv and Tokyo.
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