GTRA Announces SecureGOV Council Meeting Technology Award Winners

GTRA.org – December 7, 2011 – Washington, D.C. – Today GTRA announced the speaker and technology award winners for the Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA) December 2011 SecureGOV Council Meeting.  Senior executives at the Government Technology Research Alliance’s semi-annual council meetings voted among their peers nominating technology achievements in the areas of cloud, security, privacy, information assurance, and mobility.

MaaS360 by Fiberlink was voted as “Best Security Solution” award for their collaboration with government in their boardroom “Continuous Monitoring of Laptops and Smart Devices” at the GTRA SecureGOV Council meeting for their solutions to continuous monitoring and how to become FISMA 2.0 compliant.

RSA NetWitness won the “Best Live Demo” award for their collaboration with government in their boardroom “Getting Ahead of Advanced Threats through Continuous Security Monitoring” discussing real-time network forensics techniques used to monitor network and application layer traffic, detect designer malware and zero-day attacks, and improve overall tactical network intelligence and situational awareness.

Centrify won the “Best ID Management Solution” award for their collaboration with government in their boardroom “Securing Cross-platform Systems and Applications Leveraging Active Directory” highlighting the importance of cost reduction, increasing security, and implementing cross-platform data centers by leveraging Active Directory.

ExteNet Systems, Inc won the “Best Secure Mobility Solution” award for their collaboration with government in their boardroom “Making Mobility Fly” discussing their unique solutions for enhancing the security of mobility using secure platforms.

Invincea won the “Best Network Security Solution” award for their collaboration with government in their boardroom “Fight Back Against Spear-Phishing Within Your Organization” discussing solutions for malware and phishing in the ever-changing cyber environment.

Q1 Labs won the “Best Info Security Solution” award for their collaboration with government in their boardroom “Security Intelligence for Government Agencies” discussing cost-effective solutions using existing platforms in addition to integrating new applications allowing the visibility of potential vulnerabilities.

Intel won the “Best Cloud Security Solution” for their collaboration with government in their boardroom “Federal Cloud Security Initiatives - Choosing the Right Standards and Technologies” integrating Trust Frameworks which allow the cross agency collaboration while creating layers for more secure cloud access.

All of the GTRA SecureGOV Council Meeting Award recipients receive an automatic nomination entry for the GOVTek Government Executive Awards which will be voted on by a panel of judges and the government IT community. The GOVTek Award nominees will be celebrated and Award winners announced at the GOVTek Gala, hosted by GTRA taking place February 2nd, 2012, 6-10pm at the Newseum in Washington, DC. WWW.GOVTekAwards.org

About GTRA: GTRA brings together executive-level government technology Security, Enterprise Architecture, Green IT and Health IT leaders to collaborate, strategize and create innovative solutions. The semi-annual GTRA SecureGOV Council Meeting addresses the security topics identified through research with the government GTRA Council members and industry experts. By sharing best practices and lessons learned, knowledge is exchanged in a peer-to-peer forum, resulting in actionable government-wide strategic plans and cutting-edge solutions.  Through a unique collaborative methodology, GTRA is revolutionizing the way government does business.


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Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA)
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