TENAFLY, N.J., June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Security Current, the premier information and collaboration community by CISOs for CISOs, named Triumfant the winner of its Security Shark Tank NYC competition. Held at the City Winery in Manhattan, the event brought security solutions providers face-to-face with potential buyers.
Five vendors were given 15 minutes each to pitch their innovative solutions to the panel of information security executives interested in innovative technologies. The executives scored each vendor based on innovation and vision, ease of use and implementation, value to the industry, and the presenter's ability to clearly and effectively articulate their value and differentiator.
Duff & Phelps CISO Brian Lozada served as the event host and moderator of the panel.
The CISO panel included:
Barnabas Health CISO Hussein Syed
BioReference Labs CISO Michael Molinaro
CBS CISO Joel Molinoff
Corporate CISO David Cowart
IBM Cloud & SaaS CISO David Cass
Hearst Corporation CISO David Hahn
New York University CISO Bernardo Vasquez
The Economist Group CISO David Peach
Tyco CISO Nick Nedostup
UN Development Programme CISO Paul Raines
"Security Shark Tank provides unprecedented value for CISOs interested in learning about cutting edge security technologies used by their peers," said Duff & Phelps CISO Brian Lozada, who moderated the event. "With the vendor field so crowded, the ability to pose questions in a rapid-fire format and hear what other leading CISOs from across industry sectors are asking enables us to cut through the noise."
Security Shark Tank winner Triumfant's Atomic Eye solution provides continuous protection from advanced threats on the endpoint, stopping cyber criminals in their tracks.
"The Triumfant solution addresses a key industry challenge with an innovative approach," said David Cass, IBM Cloud & SaaS CISO. "They stood out by clearly articulating their value add and differentiators. Congratulations to Triumfant on winning Security Shark Tank NYC."
Barnabas Health CISO Hussein Syed added: "The event brought together a diverse group of vendors and CISOs for an interactive conversation about the latest technologies that help to combat threats and protect our organizations. We are all facing similar challenges, so the opportunity to hear questions and perspectives from our peers is extremely valuable."
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