Tenable Network Security Executive Named 2005 Techno-Security Professional of the Year; Marcus J. Ranum Honored for Longstanding Contributions to Network Security.COLUMBIA, Md. -- The TrainingCo today announced that Marcus J. Ranum, Chief Security Officer of Tenable ten·a·ble
1. Capable of being maintained in argument; rationally defensible: a tenable theory.
2. Network Security, has been named 2005 Techno-Security Professional of the Year.
Ranum, a renowned expert on security system design and implementation, is recognized as the inventor of the proxy firewall, as well as the implementer of the first commercial firewall product. Since the late 1980's, Ranum has designed a number of groundbreaking security products including the DEC SEAL, the TIS firewall toolkit, the Gauntlet firewall, and NFR's Network Flight Recorder flight recorder
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An intrusion detection system (IDS) generally detects unwanted manipulations of computer systems, mainly through the Internet. . He has been involved in every level of operations of the IT security industry, from solutions developer to CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. . Ranum has also served as a technology advisor to a number of start-ups, established concerns and venture capital groups.
"We personally evaluated thousands of security specialists through direct personal contact. Marcus Ranum is one of the most respected and recognized security experts in the world. Over the years, Marcus has made significant contributions to the industry and is very deserving of this award," said Don Withers withers
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Throughout his career, Ranum has also served as a consultant to several FORTUNE 500 firms and national governments, as well as a guest lecturer and instructor at high-tech conferences across the country. In 2001, he was awarded the TISC TISC Tertiary Institutions Service Centre
TISC The Internet Security Conference
TISC Tool Interface Standard Committee
TISC Technology Integration Steering Committee
TISC Theater Information Systems Command
TISC TRADOC Integration Staff Officer "Clue" award for service to the security community, as well as the ISSA (Information Systems Security Association, Bellingham, WA, www.issa.org) A membership organization that promotes effective management practices for computer security. Founded in 1982, ISSA has chapters in more than 20 countries and hosts an annual conference. Lifetime Achievement Award. Before joining Tenable, Ranum was a senior scientist at Trusecure Corp., an international risk management firm.
This year's award will be presented at the Seventh Annual International Techno-Security Conference on June 12th in Myrtle Beach, SC. Ranum will deliver keynote remarks on the topic of "Cyberterror: Hype and Bogosity at the Security Feeding-Trough".
Today's announcement also marks the second consecutive year Tenable Network Security has been recognized by The TrainingCo. In 2004, Tenable's President and CEO Ron Gula was named Techno-Security Professional of the Year.
About The TrainingCo
The TrainingCo is a nationally known provider of specialized security, forensics See computer forensics. and cyber crime training and conference production. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Annapolis Maryland, The TrainingCo also have offices in Charlotte, North Carolina “Charlotte” redirects here. For other uses, see Charlotte (disambiguation).
Charlotte is the largest city in the state of North Carolina and the 20th largest city in the United States. and New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of . The founders of the company have been pioneers in the trend towards the convergence of information technology and physical security since their first Techno Security Conference over six years ago. Prior to forming the company, the founders each spent over two decades specializing in both technical and physical security threats and countermeasures. They are both members of the National Speakers Association and have collectively trained over 10,000 people in a variety of security awareness Security awareness is the knowledge and attitude members of an organization possess regarding the protection of the physical and, especially, information assets of that organization. issues ranging from bomb recognition, social engineering to identity theft. For more information, please visit www.TheTrainingCo.com
For more information about the Seventh Annual International Techno-Security Conference to be held June 12-15 in Myrtle Beach, go to www.techsec.com.
About Tenable Network Security
Tenable, located in Columbia, Md., develops enterprise security solutions that provide vulnerability management, intrusion detection, and security event notifications across entire organizations for effective network security management. Tenable is uniquely positioned to detect vulnerabilities with active and passive scanning and analysis, and host-based patch monitoring for enterprise networks. Key product lines include: Nessus, the leading global technology utilized for open source vulnerability scanning; NeWT, standalone vulnerability scanning for Windows environments; NeVO, passive vulnerability monitoring; Lightning, enterprise security management; and, Thunder, secure log aggregation and analysis. For more information, please visit us at www.tenablesecurity.com.