Awards 2009

The SC Magazine Awards Australia 2009

Hosted by comedienne Corinne Grant, the inaugural awards were held on Tuesday 19th May during the Gala Dinner at the AusCERT 2009 Conference on the Gold Coast.

Congratulations to all the winners, highly commended and finalists, listed below.

Vendor of the Year

Winner

Fortinet

Highly Commended

Sophos

Finalist

Websense

Security Product of the Year

Winner

MessageLabs Email Services

Highly Commended

Websense Web Security Gateway

Finalists:

  • Qualys Qualysguard
  • MailMarshal Exchange
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection

Innovation Award

Winner

Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls

Highly Commended

ATO Vulnerability Management and Research team

Finalist

McAfee Artemis Technology

AusCERT Director’s Award for Individual Excellence in Information Security

Winner

Paul Ducklin, Sophos Pty Ltd

Finalists:

  • Boaz Fischer – CommsNet Group
  • Shaun Vlassis, Shadowserver/Honeynet Project
  • Ben Reardon, National Australia Bank
  • Brian Hay, Fraud and Corporate Crime Group, State Crime Operations Command, Queensland Police Service
  • Bruce van der Graaf, Fraud Squad, NSW Police Service

AusCERT’s Annual Award for Organisational Excellence in Information Security

Winner

NAB-CERT (National Australia Bank CERT Australia)

Finalists:

  • DMZGlobal (TelstraClear Ltd), New Zealand
  • Stratsec, Australia
  • E-Security and DNCR Team, ACMA

AusCERT’s Award for Law Enforcement

Winner

Computer Crime Investigation Unit, Fraud and Corporate Crime Group, State Crime Operations Command, Queensland Police Service

Finalist

Computer Crime Investigation Unit, Commercial Crime Agency, Fraud Squad, NSW Police Service