SOURCE: Duo Security, Inc.

November 17, 2015 14:20 ET

Nominations Open for Women in Security Awards 2016

Recognizing the Contributors Transforming the Security Industry

ANN ARBOR, MI--(Marketwired - November 17, 2015) - Duo Security, a cloud-based access security provider protecting the world's largest and fastest-growing companies, today announces that nominations are open for its Women in Security Awards 2016. Duo is sponsoring this award to recognize the contributions that women are making to inspire a new generation to transform the security industry. Nominations are open to the public and winners will be announced at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, CA on March 2, 2016.

Duo is seeking nominations of women who have made significant contributions to the fields of information security and privacy. There are two separate opportunities -- an academic award, for full-time students or staff members in an academic institution, and an industry award, for professionals in the security industry.

Nominees should have exceptional knowledge and leadership in technical, academic, or commercial domains. They should also demonstrate a passion for sharing knowledge, providing mentorship, and encouraging community and the empowerment of women in the security industry.

Candidates will be narrowed to a pool of finalists by judges who are experts in the security industry. Winners will receive registration and travel accommodations for the RSA Conference, a speaking or panelist opportunity at the Duo Security Summit 2016, and a $2,500 stipend. Past winners include Parisa Tabriz, Chrome Security Manager at Google, and Rachel Sitarz, Graduate Assistant at Purdue University.

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About Duo Security

Duo Security is a cloud-based access security provider protecting the world's fastest-growing and largest companies and thousands of organizations worldwide, including Box, Etsy, Facebook, K-Swiss, The Men's Wearhouse, NASA, Palantir, Paramount Pictures, Random House, Toyota, TripAdvisor Twitter, Yelp, Zillow, and more. Duo Security's innovative and easy-to-use technology can be quickly deployed to protect users, data, and applications from breaches, credential theft and account takeover. Duo Security is backed by Benchmark, Google Ventures, Radar Partners, Redpoint Ventures and True Ventures. Try it for free at

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