Q1 Labs, an IBM company, wins ‘Best Info Security Solution’ award

(PR NewsChannel) / December 14, 2011 / WASHINGTON 

Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA)GTRA announced the technology award winners for the Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA) December 2011 SecureGOV Technology Council Meeting where senior executives at GTRA’s semi-annual council meeting voted among their peers for cutting edge demonstrations, presentations and best security technology solutions.

The vote for the ‘Best Information Security Solution’ was won by Q1 Labs for their boardroom topic, ‘Security Intelligence for Government Agencies.’

“GTRA and our members are excited to have a game changer like Q1 Labs” said Kelly Yocum, GTRA co-founder. “With thought leaders like them, I’m not surprised they won the vote for Best Information Security Award!”

The other GTRA SecureGOV award winners include Intel for ‘Best Cloud Security Solution,’ where their collaboration with government in their boardroom, ‘Federal Cloud Security Initiatives – Choosing the Right Standards and Technologies,’ integrated Trust Frameworks which allow the cross agency collaboration while creating layers for more secure cloud access.

Invincea won the ‘Best Network Security Solution’ award for their collaboration with government in their boardroom, ‘Fight Back Against Spear-Phishing Within Your Organization,’discussing solutions for malware and phishing in the ever-changing cyber environment.

ExteNet Systems, Inc won the ‘Best Secure Mobility Solution’ award for their collaboration with government in their boardroom, ‘Making Mobility Fly,’ discussing their unique solutions for enhancing the security of mobility using secure platforms.

Centrify won the ‘Best ID Management Solution’ award for their collaboration with government in their boardroom, ‘Securing Cross-platform Systems and Applications Leveraging Active Directory,’ highlighting the importance of cost reduction, increasing security and implementing cross-platform data centers by leveraging Active Directory.

RSA NetWitness won the ‘Best Live Demo’ award for their collaboration with government in their boardroom, ‘Getting Ahead of Advanced Threats through Continuous Security Monitoring,’ discussing real-time network forensics techniques used to monitor network and application layer traffic, detect designer malware and zero-day attacks and improve overall tactical network intelligence and situational awareness.

MaaS360 by Fiberlink was voted as ‘Best Security Solution’ award for their collaboration with government in their boardroom, ‘Continuous Monitoring of Laptops and Smart Devices,’ at the GTRA SecureGOV Council meeting for their solutions to continuous monitoring and how to become FISMA 2.0 compliant.

All of the GTRA SecureGOV Council Meeting award recipients receive an automatic nomination entry for the GOVTek Government Executive Awards which will be voted on by a panel of judges and the government IT community. The GOVTek Award nominees will be celebrated and Award winners announced at the GOVTek Gala, hosted by GTRA taking place February 2, 2012, 6 to 10 p.m. at the Newseum in Washington, DC. For more information, please visit www.GOVTekAwards.org.

About GTRA: GTRA brings together executive-level government technology security, enterprise architecture, green IT and health IT leaders to collaborate, strategize and create innovative solutions. The semi-annual GTRA SecureGOV Council Meeting addresses the security topics identified through research with the government GTRA Council members and industry experts. By sharing best practices and lessons learned, knowledge is exchanged in a peer-to-peer forum, resulting in actionable government-wide strategic plans and cutting-edge solutions.  Through a unique collaborative methodology, GTRA is revolutionizing the way government does business.

Kerri Tompkins
Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA)

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