Winners & Finalists 2010


SC Magazine Vendor of the Year

Presented to the organisation that best protected its Australian customers, improved local channel health, led innovation and influenced industry best practices.

Winner: WatchGuard



Highly Commended

  • Stratsec
  • Imperva

Finalists

  • WatchGuard
  • RSA
  • Imperva
  • Stratsec

The winner was announced at the awards ceremony held at AusCERT 2010 on May 18, 2010.


SC Magazine Product of the Year

Presented to the product that best protected its Australian customers, influenced local IT security practices and led innovation.

Winner: ClearSwift Secure Web and Email Gateways



Highly Commended

  • M86 Secure Web Gateway
  • Palo Alto PA-4000 Enterprise Firewall

Finalists

  • ClearSwift Secure Web and Email Gateways
  • M86 Secure Web Gateway
  • Safenet DataSecure
  • Palo Alto PA-4000 Enterprise Firewall
  • ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager

The winner was announced at the awards ceremony held at AusCERT 2010 on May 18, 2010.


SC Magazine Innovation Award

Presented to the Australian project, individual or team that has changed the traditional practice of IT security.

Winner: Microsoft, NineMSN and Australian Federal Police ThinkUKnow programme



Finalists

  • ThinkUKnow programme (Microsoft, NineMSN and Australian Federal Police)
  • Check Point Abra

The winner was announced at the awards ceremony held at AusCERT 2010 on May 18, 2010.


AusCERT Director’s Award for Individual Excellence in Information Security

Presented to the individual who in the past year most contributed to information security in the areas of community service, innovation, education, liaison, law enforcement, governance or leadership.

Winner: Brian Hay, Fraud and Corporate Crime Group, State Crime Operations Command, Queensland Police Service



Finalists

  • Craig Hancock, Telstra
  • Boaz Fischer, CommsNet Group
  • Shaun Vlassis, Shadowserver/Honeynet Project
  • Brian Hay, Fraud and Corporate Crime Group, State Crime Operations Command, Queensland Police Service

The winner was announced at the awards ceremony held at AusCERT 2010 on May 18, 2010.


AusCERT’s Annual Award for Organisational Excellence in Information Security

Presented to the organisation that in the past year most contributed to information security in the areas of community service, innovation, education, liaison, law enforcement, governance or leadership.

Winner: APCERT (Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team)



Finalists

  • DMZGlobal (TelstraClear Ltd), New Zealand
  • Telstra
  • Information Security Institute (ISI), Queensland University of Technology
  • APCERT (Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team)

The winner was announced at the awards ceremony held at AusCERT 2010 on May 18, 2010.


AusCERT’s Award for Law Enforcement

Presented to the law enforcement organisation that in the past year most contributed in the area of law enforcement relating to online crime-fighting or investigations.

Winner: Computer Crime Investigation Unit (CCIU), Major Fraud Investigation Group (MFIG), Queensland Police Service



Finalists

  • E-Crime Unit, Fraud Squad, Serious Crime Directorate, New South Wales Police Service
  • Computer Crime Investigation Unit (CCIU), Major Fraud Investigation Group (MFIG), Queensland Police Service

The winner was announced at the awards ceremony held at AusCERT 2010 on May 18, 2010.