Sydney –18 May 2011- VMinformer, a pioneer in compliance, security and auditing for virtual environments, today announced it is the winner of the Innovation Award at the Secure Computing (Australia) 2011 Awards.
The award was announced at this week’s annual AusCERT conference on the Gold Coast and recognises a vendor who has put into practice a project, individual or team that has changed the traditional practice of IT security.
The award was adjudicated by an expert panel of IT security consultants, directors and chief technology officers, These judges are hand-picked by SC Magazine’s editorial team for their breadth of knowledge and experience in the information security industry. They include; Nigel Phair, Security Consultant and Author; Drazen Drazic, Managing Director, Securus Global; Jason Edelstein, Chief Technology Officer, Sense of Security; Rick Harvey, Chief Technology Officer, Lockbox; Ajoy Ghosh, Chief Information Security Officer, Logica; Phil Kernick, Director, Information Security and Technology; Ben Robson, Director of Operations, IPSec Pty Ltd; Keith Price, National Director, Australian Information Security Association; Nick Ellsmore, Stratsec; James Turner, Advisor, IBRS; Alastair MacGibbon, recently Head of Trust, Safety and Customer Support for eBay Asia Pacific; Joel Hatton, Senior Computer Security Analyst, AusCERT and Nate Cochrane, SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief.
As the industry’s pre-eminent awards program, the annual SC Awards has recognised security’s key contributors and outstanding products for the past three years. The SC Awards honour the professionals, companies and products that help fend off the myriad of security threats that are becoming everyday occurrences in today’s corporate world. Individuals, brands and solutions recognised in the program, address not only the security challenges facing business today, but those that will compromise organisations tomorrow, as virtual computing becomes the computing platform of the future.
SC Awards entries are judged by a panel of leading security officers from large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets – representing the wide distribution of SC Magazine readers.
For more information about VMinformer’s virutalisation security solutions, please go to www.vminformer.com.au
VMinformer are pioneers in compliance, security and auditing for virtual environments. Established in 2009 VMinformer have been helping organisations understand how security is an essential part of their virtualisation strategy. Providing both services and solutions VMinformer enables organisations to gain insight, visibility and control of their virtual world.
VMinformer is headquartered in Sydney with a regional office in the UK and sales representation in Europe, Japan and North America. VMinformer sells through partners who either have expertise in virtualisation or IT security.
VMinformer has been designed as an affordable technology for assessing the security posture and compliance of virtualised infrastructure. It has been deployed in over 80 countries.
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