LAS VEGAS, April 4, 2016 – Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the leader in next-generation security, today announced the 2016 Cybersecurity Canon award winners. The Cybersecurity Canon honors authors and works of literature that accurately depict the history, milestones and culture of the modern cybersecurity industry.
Winning authors and books were honored during the opening reception of Ignite 2016, the Palo Alto Networks annual user conference where thousands of next-generation security professionals learn how a breach prevention-minded approach to cybersecurity is changing the industry.
The 2016 Cybersecurity Canon inductees include:
- Rick Howard, CSO, Palo Alto Networks
About the Cybersecurity Canon
Launched in 2014 by Chief Security Officer Rick Howard of Palo Alto Networks, the Cybersecurity Canon aims to promote the continued education of cybersecurity professionals by providing a curated list of both fiction and non-fiction works that advance the discussion of modern industry issues. A Cybersecurity Canon advisory board of tenured researchers, industry professionals and journalists who have devoted their careers to the field of cybersecurity meets during the year to vote on new inclusions and future honorees. Nominees for the Canon awards are selected by the committee. Practitioners are also invited to vote for nominees as part of the selection process.
About Palo Alto Networks
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