CSO of the Year Category: CSO/Security Executive of the Year Category: A chief security officer (CSO)/ Security Executive is a corporation's top executive who is responsible for security. The CSO generally serves as the business leader responsible for the development, implementation and management of the organization’s corporate security vision, strategy and programs. At many companies a CSO is the person responsible for IT security.
Security vendors may nominate their key customers/end-users of their products for the CSO of the Year awards. Executives with equivalent titles can also be nominated such as VP (Security), GM (Security), and more, etc.
Project of the Year Category: This is a well executed project by a CSO or an IT Executive. A security vendor involved with such projects may also nominate under this category for projects successfully completed.
Security/IT Department of the Year Category:This is a Security or IT department of an organization that uses security products, services and solutions. A vendor may nominate such departments with which they have been actively involved in providing their products and services.