SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 6, 2013) - Narus, Inc., a leader in big data analytics for cybersecurity solutions, today announced it has been honored with three awards from Info Security Products Guide's 2013 Global Excellence Awards. Narus Chief Technology Officer Dr. Antonio Nucci won the "CTO of the Year" award, and was a Gold winner in the "People Shaping Info Security" category. The company was also presented with a Bronze Award for its Narus nSystem cybersecurity solution in the "Security Products and Solutions for Government" category. This recognition reaffirms Narus' position as an industry thought leader and pioneer in cybersecurity technology.
With the "CTO of the Year" and "People Shaping Info Security" awards, Dr. Nucci was recognized for his extensive contribution and work in the industry. In his role as CTO at Narus, Dr. Nucci is responsible for setting the company's direction with respect to technology and innovation in Cyber 3.0. He also oversees the entire technology innovation life cycle, including incubation, research and prototyping. In his more than 15 years as a technology leader, Dr. Nucci has published more than 100 technical papers and has been awarded 38 U.S. patents. He also authored a book on advanced network analytics entitled Design, Measurement and Management of Large‐Scale IP Networks: Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice in 2009.
Narus nSystem solution won the Bronze Award in the "Security Products and Solutions for Government" category. Narus nSystem uses automated machine learning to process 100 percent of network packets and to discover, analyze and understand every interaction on a network. With Narus nSystem, analysts gain the visibility, context and control required to immediately identify and take action against cyber threats.
More than 50 judges comprising industry experts from around the world evaluated the contestants, and the judges' average scores determined the 2013 Global Excellence Awards finalists and winners. Winners were announced during an awards dinner and presentation on February 27, 2013 in San Francisco, which was attended by the finalists, judges and industry peers.
"We're thrilled to have such a strong presence among the best of the best in the Global Excellence awards this year," said John Trobough, president of Narus. "With Dr. Nucci's guidance driving our Cyber 3.0 technology innovations and our Narus nSystem solution poised to revolutionize cybersecurity, Narus will continue to pioneer the use of machine learning and analytics."
Narus, independent wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA), is a pioneer in cybersecurity. Narus is one of the first companies to apply patented advanced analytics to proactively identify cyber threats from insiders and outside intruders. The innovative Narus nSystem of products and applications is based on the principles of Cyber 3.0, where the semantic Web and cyber intersect. Using incisive intelligence culled from big data analytics, Narus nSystem identifies, predicts and characterizes the most advanced security threats, empowering organizations to better protect their critical assets. Narus counts governments, carriers and enterprises around the world among its growing customer base.
The company is based in the heart of Silicon Valley, in Sunnyvale, Calif.
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