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McAfee Chief Information Security Officer Grant Bourzikas Honored with “CISO of the Year” Award

September 27, 2018

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 27, 2018--McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today announced that Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and VP of Labs Strategy & Data Science, Grant Bourzikas, has been selected as winner of the “CISO of the Year” award. The award was granted by Cybersecurity Breakthrough, an organization that recognizes the top companies, talents, technologies and products in the global information security market.

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Grant Bourzikas, CISO at McAfee (Photo: Business Wire)

“I am honored the Cybersecurity Breakthrough organization has recognized me as CISO of the year. I am proud to have a key role in training the next generation of cybersecurity talent, building awareness across all staff and communicating effectively with management,” said Bourzikas, CISO and vice president of Labs Strategy and Data Science, McAfee. “At McAfee, we are focused on creating a culture of security both within our organization and within the organizations of our customers. I’m excited to continue working towards this goal, developing best practices and enabling entire organizations to embed security at every level and in every process.”

In his role as CISO, Bourzikas is responsible for McAfee’s cybersecurity and physical security strategy, including security architecture, operations and governance, as well as risk and vulnerability management, deployment of solutions and intelligence programs.

“Protecting an organization of McAfee’s size, including 62 global offices and 7,300 employees, is no small task both from a technical and team management perspective,” said James Johnson, managing director, Cybersecurity Breakthrough. “Grant Bourzikas delivers on both those tasks and is at the forefront of the cybersecurity industry in not just protecting his organization, but in driving overall cybersecurity awareness and education more broadly across the globe. We are thrilled to recognize Bourzikas as our CISO of the Year and congratulate him and the entire McAfee team.”

The mission of the Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize the innovation, hard work and success in a range of information security categories, including Cloud Security, Threat Detection, Risk Management, Fraud Prevention, Mobile Security, Email Security and many more. This year’s program attracted more than 3,000 nominations from over 14 different countries throughout the world.

About Cybersecurity Breakthrough

Part of the  Tech Breakthrough Awards  organization, the Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in information security and cybersecurity technology companies, products and people. The Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards provide a platform for public recognition around the achievements of breakthrough information security companies and products in categories including Cloud Security, Threat Detection, Risk Management, Fraud Prevention, Mobile Security, Web and Email Security, UTM, Firewall and more. For more information visit CyberSecurityBreakthrough.com.

About McAfee

McAfee is the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company. Inspired by the power of working together, McAfee creates business and consumer solutions that make our world a safer place. www.mcafee.com

McAfee technologies’ features and benefits depend on system configuration and may require enabled hardware, software, or service activation. No computer system can be absolutely secure. McAfee® and the McAfee logo are trademarks of McAfee, LLC or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Other marks and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

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