CSO Magazine’s 2014 CSO40 Awards Recognizes Innovative Use of Security in Driving Business Value

Framingham, Mass. – December 18, 2013 – IDG’s CSO—the premier security media brand providing insight into business risk leadership—announces the 2014 CSO40 Award honorees. The annual award program recognizes 40 security projects and initiatives that have delivered groundbreaking business value through the innovative application of risk and security concepts and technologies. Honorees will be recognized during a ceremony and awards dinner at the CSO40 Security Confab + Awards Conference, being held March 31–April 2, 2014, at Chateau Elan, outside Atlanta, GA.

“For the second year in a row, outstanding organizations demonstrating innovation, creativity and understanding of business value in security were chosen from a large pool of submissions,” said Joan Goodchild, editor, CSO. “We congratulate this year’s CSO40 winners and applaud them for setting the bar high for security’s role in providing value and ROI in business.”

The conference will focus on “Defining the Future of Security and Risk,” through keynote sessions and rapid-fire presentations led by honorees and security leaders. During the sessions, speakers will share leadership ideas, concepts and trends involving cyber security, identity and access management, big data, mobile, and privacy.

“Organizations are constantly balancing business innovation with their risk tolerance,” said Bob Bragdon, vice president and publisher, CSO. “I am proud to recognize these organizations that have successfully joined these areas. Their stories will encourage other organizations to grow while mitigating risk.”

2014 CSO40 Award Honorees:

ADP Client Security

Astellas

Atlantic Health System

Baptist Health SoFla

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Boeing

Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL, TX, OK, NM and MT

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

City University of Hong Kong

Cisco (receiving awards for two projects)

Cognizant

Comcast

Credit Suisse

Cummins

Dell Secure Works

Deloitte

Department of Homeland Security

F. Hoffmann-La Roche

Fletcher Allen Healthcare

Florida Blue

HCA

Hyatt

Intel Corp.

Lockheed Martin

Massport

McAfee

Metlife

Ohio DODD

Quintiles

ReSource Pro

Royal Bank of Scotland

SAP AG

Schlumberger

TruStone Financial

UBS

UN Development Programme

USDA

USPS

Williams

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