Everything Channel's CRN Announces the 2010 Security Superstars

Recognizes Leading Thinkers, Researchers and Executives in the IT Industry

Feb 22, 2010, 13:30 ET from Everything Channel

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Everything Channel, a UBM company, today announced the 2010 CRN Security Superstars. The comprehensive list created by Everything Channel editorial includes the leading thinkers, researchers and executives in the information security industry.

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The 2010 CRN Security Superstars:

  • Ed Amoroso, SVP and Chief Security Officer, AT&T
  • Lane Bess, President, CEO, Palo Alto Networks
  • Jim Bidzos, Versign Founder, Chairman of the Board, Executive Chairman
  • Marvin Blough, Vice President, Worldwide, SonicWall
  • Eva Chen, CEO, Trend Micro
  • Graham Cluley, Senior Technology Consultant, Sophos
  • Philippe Courtot, CEO, Qualys
  • Art Coviello, CEO, RSA
  • David DeWalt, CEO, McAfee
  • Phil Dunkelberger, CEO, PGP
  • Paul Ferguson:  Advanced Threat Researcher, Trend Micro
  • Gary Fish, Founder, CEO, Fishnet Security
  • Ben Greenbaum, Senior Research Manager, Symantec
  • Dave Hansen, Corporate SVP, GM, Security and Compliance Business Unit, CA
  • Paul Henry, Security and Forensic Analyst, Lumension
  • Christofer Hoff, Director, Cloud and Virtualization Solutions, Data Center Solutions, Cisco
  • Tracy Hulver, Executive VP, netforensics
  • Matt Hynes, VP, Worldwide Channel Sales, Websense
  • Paul Judge, Vice President of Cloud Services and Chief Research Officer, Barracuda Networks
  • Wolfgang Kandek, CTO, Qualys
  • Eugene Kaspersky, Founder and CEO, Kaspersky Lab
  • Steve Lipner, Senior Director of Security Engineering, Microsoft
  • Derek Manky, Project Manager for Security and Threat Research, Fortinet
  • Steve Manzuik, Senior Manager of Security Research, Juniper Networks
  • David Marcus, Director, Security Research, Communications, McAfee Avert Labs
  • Matt Medeiros, CEO, SonicWall
  • Jason Miller, Data and Security Team Leader, Shavlik
  • Stephen Orenberg, President of Kaspersky  Lab for the Americas
  • David Perry, Director of Global Education, Trend Micro
  • Fernando Quintero, Vice President of North American Channel, McAfee
  • Don Retallack, Lead Analyst, Directions on Microsoft
  • Nancy Reynolds, SVP, Sales, Kaspersky Lab Americas
  • Marty Roesch, CTO and Founder of SourceFire , creator of Snort IDS
  • Mark Romano, Director of Global Channel Marketing, WatchGuard
  • Enrique Salem, CEO, Symantec
  • Howard Schmidt, Federal Cybersecurity Czar
  • Roel Schouwenberg, Senior Antivirus Researcher, Kaspersky Lab
  • Gil Shwed, CEO, Check Point
  • David Sockol, President, eMagined Security
  • Richard Stiennon, Security Expert, Industry Analyst, IT-Harvest
  • Andrew Storms, Director of Security Operations, nCircle
  • Hugh Thompson, Application Security Expert
  • Roger Thompson, Chief Research Officer, AVG
  • Alex Thurber, VP of Worldwide Channel Operations, McAfee
  • Peter Tippett, VP, Research and Intelligence, Verizon Business Security Solutions
  • Steve Trilling, Senior VP of Security Technology Response, Symantec  
  • Mike Valentine, VP, Americas Sales, Support, Fortinet
  • Vincent Weafer, Vice President, Symantec Security Response
  • Ken Xie, Founder, President, CEO, Fortinet
  • Michael Xie, Founder, CTO, VP, Engineering, Fortinet

The 2010 CRN Security Visionaries:

  • Steve Bellovin
  • Bill Cheswick
  • Dorothy Denning
  • Whitfield Diffie
  • Dan Geer
  • Peter G. Neumann
  • Marcus Ranum
  • Stephen Northcutt, Alan Paller, Marcus Sachs
  • Bruce Schneier
  • Eugene Spafford

The 2010 CRN Security Researchers:

  • Dino Dai Zovi  
  • Kevin Finisterre
  • Landon Fuller
  • Robert Graham
  • Jeremiah Grossman
  • Larry Highsmith
  • Billy Hoffman
  • Mikko Hypponen
  • Dan Kaminsky
  • Paul Kocher
  • Nate Lawson
  • David Litchfield
  • Charles Miller
  • Jeff Moss
  • Jose Nazario
  • Joanna Rutkowska

"According to the 2010 CRN State of the Market survey, security was the No. 1 technology that solution providers were expected to add this year to grow their bottom line," said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, Everything Channel. "Protecting networks and data is an important business challenge for companies large and small and a huge opportunity for the solution provider community.  Our list has been created as the definitive security guide for the solution provider community.  We congratulate all of the individuals included on the list."

For additional information on the CRN Security Superstars list, visit www.channelweb.com.  

About Everything Channel (www.everythingchannel.com, www.channelweb.com)

Everything Channel, headquartered in Framingham, Mass., is a technology marketing and sales solutions company.  Through its "Complete Technology Channel Solution," Everything Channel offers the right business tools to accelerate technology sales.  From branding and recruiting to marketing and sales, Everything Channel offers technology marketers the unmatched breadth and depth of global brands and market intelligence combined with unparalleled audience loyalty and credibility serving all technology sales channels through an extensive database.  Everything Channel provides innovative field sales and marketing solutions to the sellers of technology to achieve measurable and significant results.

About United Business Media Limited

UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetisation of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com.


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