2014: A Year for Information Security

Essential as it is to address mistakes and failures, it is equally important to recognize achievement. In fact, 2013 has been a pivotal year for the information security industry. Between governmental leaks, spying revelations, hacked corporate databases and the growth of cyber-security , information security is quickly emerging as one of the most prevalent issues today – in response, businesses are now becoming even more focused on online data protection within organizations.


22 January 2014

A Year for Information Security

By James George

As is customary, the beginnings of each year present a wonderful opportunity to pause for just a moment and find gravity.

Often enough, it’s the simple questions that provide the most insight. Questions like, what, specifically, did we do well in order to get us here? What didn’t we?

Essential as it is to address mistakes and failures, it is equally important to recognize achievement. In fact, 2013 has been a pivotal year for the information security industry. Between governmental leaks, spying revelations, hacked corporate databases and the growth of cyber-security, information security is quickly emerging as one of the most prevalent issues today – in response, businesses are now becoming even more focused on online data protection within organizations.

The team at Info Security Products Guide is set to recognize and award those achievements, commencing their 10th Annual Information Security Global Excellence Awards on February 24th, 2014. With over 80 awards categories, ranging from Cloud Security to CEO of the Year, Info Security Products Guide has recently announced their finalists; a collection of the best and brightest teams and individuals in the Information Security industry.

Alongside many other industry leaders, Intralinks has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 Information Security Global Excellence Awards, nominated under the Security/IT Project of the Year category for the development of Intralinks VIA™. As a provider of secure file sharing and collaboration technology, we are incredibly proud to be recognized for our achievements this past year. At our very core, Intralinks is founded on trust; a trust that depends on our ability to provide absolute security of your most critical information.

Congratulations to all of the finalists and nominees for the 10th Annual Information Security Global Excellence Awards. And a big thank you to Info Security Products Guide for recognizing us. We look forward to attending the awards in Silicon Valley on February 24th!