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About RhythmWorld Security Conference
RhythmWorld is the premier cybersecurity conference for the latest security insights, perspectives on emerging threats, and support in achieving your security goals. This year, we are happy to announce that we will return to the Mile High City for two full days of interactive peer-to-peer learning, networking, and an unforgettable experience.
RhythmWorld attendees gain access to best practices, comprehensive training sessions featuring cybersecurity leaders from across the industry, connections to technical LogRhythm experts, and the chance to compete in a LogWars Capture the Flag (CTF) event.
LogRhythm Pinnacle Awards
LogRhythm’s 2nd Annual Pinnacle Awards recognize outstanding security leaders, programs, and organizations making positive contributions to the industry and working to solve today’s greatest security challenges. These awards are presented at RhythmWorld and seek to celebrate members of the security community for their outstanding work and achievements.
The award finalists are selected by the LogRhythm Pinnacle Awards committee via an anonymous judging process.
Learn more about the LogRhythm Pinnacle Awards and submit your nominations below via the Pinnacle Award Submission Page.
Nominations must be submitted by August 12, 2022
Stephen Ward has over 20 years of experience in cybersecurity, physical security, fraud and technology risk acquired throughout his career in both the public sector (U.S. Secret Service) and the private sector (JPMorgan Chase and TIAA). He has spent the past 10 years as an advisor to founders of startup companies helping them with strategy, product and business development.
Stephen is a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and graduate of Seton Hall University.
Senior Analyst, Forrester
David Holmes is a senior analyst at Forrester, advising security and risk professionals about strategy, architecture, and Zero Trust. His coverage includes security architecture (Zero Trust edge, SASE, microsegmentation, Zero Trust network access), network security controls (firewalls, automated malware sandbox analysis, IDS/IPS), distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) protection, DNS security, and encryption of data in transit. He helps security leaders plan Zero Trust implementations, select cybersecurity controls, and understand new mitigation technologies. David has presented at industry conferences like RSA, Infosec Europe, and the Australian Cybersecurity Conference. He has written regularly for industry magazines on cryptography, malware, and the security community.
Emilie Aries is a speaker, podcast host, author, and the Founder & CEO of Bossed Up, an award-winning personal and professional development community where she helps women and marginalized people create radical progress in their careers.
Her book, Bossed Up serves as a practical roadmap for women who want to set themselves up for sustainable, long-term career success and step up as the boss of their lives.
Chris brings more than 30 years of executive leadership and board of director experience in the software industry from start-ups to large enterprises. He served as a LogRhythm independent Board Member since 2021 and was previously the President and CEO of Compuware. Chris successfully led Compuware for 6 years resulting in an acquisition by BMC in 2020. Prior to Compuware, Chris served as the CEO of VelociData, CEO of Nimsoft, EVP/GM CA Technologies’ Cloud Products & Solutions Business Unit & IT Management SaaS solutions, and EVP/GM of CA Technologies’ Mainframe Business. A frequent media contributor and keynote speaker, Chris has been featured on Bloomberg national radio and the Wall Street Journal for his technology industry expertise. In addition, Chris was honored as one of the top 50 names to know in IT by Crain’s Business in 2017, named best DevOps evangelist by DevOps.com in 2019, selected as one of the Top 25 Government IT Executives of 2020 by IT Services Report, and selected by the Sigma Chi Fraternity as a Significant Sig in 2017.