CSO’s 2015 Compass Awards Recognize Innovation, Achievement and Leadership by Security Executives

Honorees to receive award at the CSO50 Security Confab + Awards Conference February 23-25, 2015

Framingham, MA – December 17, 2014 – IDG Enterprise’s CSO—the premier security media brand providing insight into business risk leadership—is proud to announce the 2015 CSO Compass Award recipients, recognizing security executives who demonstrate innovation, achievement and leadership in security driving business value. The Compass Award winners will be recognized in a dinner ceremony at CSO50 Security Confab + Awards conference on February 23-25, 2015 at Omni Amelia Island Plantation on Amelia Island, Florida.

“Security leaders continue to traverse a business environment full of emerging security challenges that require action,” said Joan Goodchild, CSO. “The 2015 CSO Compass Award winners have played a role in mitigating risk for their organization as well as helped elevate the security role. We congratulate them for their achievements.”

The class of 2015 Compass Award winners are:

  • Joyce Brocaglia, CEO – Alta Associates
  • Bonnie Butlin, Co-Founder – Security Partners Forum
  • Alan Robinson, Director, Protection and Security Services/Emergency Management – Atlantic Health System
  • Myrna Soto, SVP, Chief Information & Infrastructure Security Officer – Comcast
  • John Stewart, SVP, Chief Security and Trust Officer – CISCO

About the CSO Compass Awards:
Since 2003, the CSO Compass Awards have been recognizing individuals who demonstrate innovation, achievement and leadership in organizational security. Profiles of past honorees can be viewed at

Register to Attend
Join the CSO Compass Award winners and other security peers at the CSO50 Security Confab + Awards. To register, please call 800.883.9090 or visit to register online.

Sponsor Opportunities:
Get in front of the CSO Compass Award winners and 200+ security decision-makers at CSO50. Current CSO50 Security Confab + Awards sponsors include: Citrix, CloudPassage, CSG Invotas, Fortinet, Hillstone Networks, Raytheon, RSA, TITUS and Wombat Security Technologies. For more information regarding sponsorship opportunities, please contact Bob Bragdon at 508.935.4443 or

About CSO
CSO is the premier content and community resource for security decision-makers leading “business risk management” efforts within their organization. For more than a decade, CSO’s award-winning website (, executive conferences, strategic marketing services and research have equipped security decision-makers to mitigate both IT and corporate/physical risk for their organizations and provided opportunities for security vendors looking to reach this audience. To assist CSOs in educating their organizations’ employees on corporate and personal security practices, CSO also produces the quarterly newsletter Security Smart. CSO is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events and research company. Company information is available at

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Greg Rosa
Marketing & PR Specialist
IDG Enterprise


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