The Information Security Executive® (ISE®) awards program recently recognized Chief Information Security Officer Helen Patton as ISE® North American Executive of the Year in the Academic/Public division. She was honored during the ISE® North America Leadership Summit and Awards held in Chicago on November 8-9.
On May 12, Senior Web Data Access Developer Scott Cantor was presented a GEM award for going the extra mile in his work at The Ohio State University. He was nominated for his dedication to excellence on the latest Shibboleth upgrade.
You are likely familiar with Shibboleth—also known as web single sign-on. All university employees and students have encountered this page, asking them to log in with their name.# and password. The behind-the-scenes mechanics of this seemingly simple site are actually a huge undertaking, but Scott keeps this identity software updated and running to ensure it always works for its numerous users.
Scott’s hard work has been noticed outside the university as well. On June 13...
The Information Security Framework Project Team was recently recognized at the Information Security Executive® (ISE®) Award Program held in Dallas, Texas, on May 7. The team’s Information Security Framework Project was nominated as one of the best security projects of the year, pitting Ohio State up against companies like GE, Blue Cross Blue Shield and USAA.
Early in October, Splunk held its annual conference for users worldwide, .conf2104. During this conference, one of our own resident Splunk experts was recognized for his outstanding achievements using the log management software.
Mark Runals, Senior Security Engineer, won one of Splunk’s 2014 Revolution Awards, the Innovation Award. Recipients of this award have solved problems in their organizations by utilizing Splunk software in a unique way.