Submissions Now Open for Inaugural Insider Risk Excellence Awards
Today, the Insider Risk Summit team announced a call for entries for the first annual Insider Risk Excellence Awards. The cybersecurity awards recognize organizations and individuals who have implemented Insider Risk Management (IRM) solutions in innovative ways. They are protecting their IP and sensitive company data while supporting modern workforces to collaborate and elevate productivity without heavy-handed security measures hindering operations and legitimate work.
The Insider Risk Excellence Awards are open for submission and the call for award entries closes on Nov. 30, 2021. The award winners will be announced the week of Feb. 7, 2022.
As cloud-based collaboration tools continue to rise in popularity within the enterprise, so have insider data theft and leaks, which contribute to losses up to 20% of revenue annually. Research further highlights the breadth of the insider risk challenge - on average, organizations can attribute 13 data exposure events per day to each of their users. It's no surprise when looking ahead that 59% of security leaders expect insider risks to increase in the next two years.
Organizations and security leaders who ae acting in progressive ways to protect their source code, product plans, personnel and customer information are eligible for the Insider Risk Excellence Awards in the following categories:
The Insider Risk Excellence Awards are being selected by a judging committee made up of security industry leaders from technology providers, advisory firms and channel organizations. The awards judges include:
About The Insider Risk Summit
The Insider Risk Summit, the industry's leading conference on Insider Risk Management (IRM), brings together security leaders and practitioners and industry experts to learn, interact and share best practices in the IRM space. More than just one moment in time - the Insider Risk Summit is a community of organizations and security professionals that understand collaboration, productivity and enablement of users while meeting data security challenges. In its inaugural year in 2020, more than 2,000 security professionals registered for the event, which is held annually in September during Insider Threat Awareness month. For the most up-to-date news about the Insider Risk Summit and the IRM community, go to www.insiderrisksummit.com or follow along on Twitter.
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