SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - September 15, 2016) - Arxan Technologies, the trusted provider of application attack prevention and self-protection solutions, today announced the call for nominations for its inaugural Mobile/IoT Security Champion Awards, which will be given to outstanding cyber security thought leaders in conjunction with National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The awards program will recognize and celebrate ongoing efforts of security experts who drive awareness and help companies understand the importance of securing their mobile and IoT applications.
- The Thought Leader Security Champion Award, which will be given to the person who has made the biggest impact in raising awareness and educating others on Mobile and IoT security in the last 12 months.
- The End User Security Champion Award, which will be presented to the individual whose efforts have demonstrated the greatest results in terms of driving Mobile and IoT security initiatives within their companies.
"Mobile and IoT application security practices are evolving rapidly to meet the demands of users and keep up with sophisticated hackers. With National Cyber Security Awareness Month approaching, Arxan plans to honor individuals who are exemplifying thought leadership, industry expertise, and innovative solutions that improve cybersecurity efforts across the globe," said Mandeep Khera, CMO of Arxan. "We're looking for nominees from all geographies across the globe that embody leadership and change within this community, and plan to celebrate their success as we move toward safer application development practices."
The awards program is part of Arxan's comprehensive awareness effort surrounding National Cyber Security Awareness Month, which is celebrated every October. Established by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance and now in its 13th year, National Cyber Security Awareness Month was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry vendors to ensure that individuals have access to the resources needed to remain secure online.
Nominations for the Mobile/IoT Security Champion Awards will remain open until Friday, October 7. For more information or to submit, please visit https://www.arxan.com/resources/security-champion/.
About Arxan Technologies
Arxan is the trusted global leader of Application Attack Prevention and Self-Protection products for Internet of Things (IoT), Mobile, Desktop, and other applications. We help protect our customers against financial loss, brand damage, fraud, IP theft, stolen credentials, fraudulent transactions, unauthorized access, non-compliance with regulatory and industry standards, and more. Our unique patented guarding technology 1) Defends applications against attacks, 2) Detects at run-time when an attack is being attempted, and 3) Deters attacks to stop hackers, send alerts, or repair making customers' applications truly resilient. We are currently protecting applications running on more than 500 million devices across a range of industries, including: financial services, automotive (connected automobiles), healthcare (connected medical devices), digital media, gaming, high tech/independent software vendors (ISVs), and others. The company's headquarters and engineering operations are based in the United States with global offices in EMEA and APAC. Learn more at www.arxan.com.