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This article is part of the October 2010 issue of Security 7 Award winners and the latest on effective security awareness
Information security professionals are often unsung heroes, quietly going about the business of securing their organizations' assets without fanfare. Their work is incredibly complex yet recognition can be rare. But every fall, we fill the gap with our Security 7 Awards, which honor outstanding security pros in seven vertical markets. This is the sixth year we've handed out the Security 7 Awards, and the honor roll is certainly illustrious with industry pioneers and thought leaders as Dorothy Denning and Gene Spafford. But the list of winners includes many hard-working security pros whose names aren't well known but who are on the front lines of enterprise security, finding innovative ways to ensure data is protected against an ever-changing threat environment. The security profession has come a long way from the days of focusing on firewalls to keep intruders out. Today, it's about risk management and balancing data protection initiatives within the context of the business. This year's winners have proven adept at that tricky balancing act. Beginning on ... Access >>>
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