The Fifth Annual Conference Recognized Security Leaders and Organizations with Inaugural Pinnacle Awards
Boulder, Colo. — Oct. 26, 2021 — LogRhythm, the company powering today’s security operations centers (SOCs), announced another record-breaking RhythmWorld Security Conference, with a 200% increase in attendance from the previous year. The free, virtual conference provided customers, partners and security practitioners around the world with the opportunity to learn about meaningful topics related to the cybersecurity industry, engage with experts in the field and discover how to maximize the use of the LogRhythm NextGen SIEM Platform.
LogRhythm announced plans to unveil a comprehensive cloud platform in early 2022 that combines network detection and response (NDR), endpoint detection and response (EDR) and user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA) capabilities — meeting the evolving security needs of its customers.
LogRhythm also recognized outstanding security leaders, programs and organizations during the conference through its inaugural Pinnacle Awards. These awards seek to celebrate members of the security community and their outstanding achievements during the past year. The winners include:
- Community MVP: Brent Barnett, Senior Operations Engineer, RedLegg
- Outstanding Security Team: Open Text Global Information Security, led by Eric Rubin
- Security Analyst of the Year: Robert (Bob) Ridley, Information Security Analyst II, OSF Healthcare Systems
- Security Leader of the Year: Jerrod Crockett, Chief of International Security, United Forces International Organization
- Standout Security Use Case: Axiata
Attendees had access to security practitioners and LogRhythm experts who ran deep-dive discussions, comprehensive trainings, industry-specific chats and a virtual capture the flag event. Pablos Holman, renowned hacker, inventor and technology futurist, took attendees inside the “hacker mindset,” revealing new ways of approaching challenges, overcoming obstacles, and finding the key to unique solutions and groundbreaking inventions. Theresa Payton, one of the most respected authorities on cybersecurity and the first female White House chief information officer, spoke about her behind-the-scenes work at the White House and armed attendees with an actionable blueprint for guarding their work and personal lives against today’s greatest cyberthreats.
“For the second year in a row we’ve seen tremendous success offering RhythmWorld in a virtual conference format, enabling us to extend our reach to a global audience and build community within the cybersecurity industry,” said Mark Logan, CEO of LogRhythm. “The considerable growth in attendance year over year and number of repeat attendees we welcomed back demonstrates the great value of this event. We look forward to sharing the next evolution of our security platform next year and will continue to focus on the success of our customers now and into the future.”
LogRhythm would like to thank its sponsors Avertium, RedLegg and Recorded Future for their support in making the RhythmWorld Security Conference 2021 possible. RhythmWorld 2022 will return to an in-person format September 12–15, 2022 in Denver, CO.
LogRhythm’s award-winning NextGen SIEM Platform makes the world safer by protecting organizations, employees, and customers from the latest cyberthreats. It does this by providing a comprehensive platform with the latest security functionality, including security analytics; network detection and response (NDR); user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA); and security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR). Learn how LogRhythm empowers companies to be security first at logrhythm.com