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This article is part of the October 2009 issue of Winners of Information Security magazine's Security 7 Award
This is the fifth year we've handed out the Security 7 Award, a milestone for sure. We've recognized some of the best minds in the security industry, be they pioneers such as Dorothy Denning or Gene Spafford, or folks such as Michael Daly, Stephen Bonner or Richard Jackson who don't have the same name recognition, but were held in such high regard by colleagues and contemporaries that they were nominated for our annual award and put on equal footing. And while ultimately the award is for the people being recognized, it's really about the work they do and how they're adjusting to threats, managing risk and fitting in with the business. Looking back at the accomplishments of all the nominees from the past five years, it's a tidy, packaged look at how the security industry has matured. Some of the early winners were just starting to talk about the need to keep personally identifiable information safe and dabbling with bits and pieces of identity management, such as provisioning systems. Slowly, the conversations turned toward risk management, and the ... Access >>>
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