Trustwave, a leading provider of information security and compliance solutions, today announced that Nicholas J. Percoco, senior vice president and head of Trustwave's SpiderLabs, was recognized with SC Magazine Canada's Best Information Security Researcher Award.
Percoco leads SpiderLabs, the advanced security team at Trustwave, offering clients information security expertise including application security, incident response and forensics, penetration testing and security research. SpiderLabs is the market leader in penetration and application security tests, having conducted thousands of such tests in the last 6 years for clients around the world. SpiderLabs has also performed more than 1,000 incident response and forensics investigations globally. Companies and organizations around the world rely on SpiderLabs' technical expertise to identify and anticipate cyber security attacks before they happen.
Percoco is one of the leading information security professionals in North America, regularly cited in media coverage of information security issues. He and his team have provided unique insight and research on security breaches, malware, mobile security and information security trends to public (Black Hat, DEFCON, SecTor, You Sh0t the Sheriff, Gartner, etc.) and private audiences throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia.
"I'm honored to receive this recognition from one of the industry's leading security publications," said Percoco. "It's a true team effort and as such I'm humbled to accept this prestigious award on behalf of all my colleagues."
"With many long-time client relationships in Canada, we're especially delighted that SC Magazine Canada has honored Nick as Best Information Security Researcher," said Robert J. McCullen, chairman, president and CEO of Trustwave. "While our security products are top notch, the thought leadership provided by SpiderLabs helps make Trustwave's offerings truly unique."
Trustwave (trustwave.com) is a leading provider of on-demand and subscription-based information security and payment card industry compliance management solutions to businesses and government entities throughout the world. For organizations faced with today's challenging data security and compliance environment, Trustwave provides a unique approach with comprehensive solutions that include its flagship TrustKeeper® compliance management software and other proprietary security solutions including SIEM, EV SSL certificates and secure digital certificates. Trustwave has helped thousands of organizations-ranging from Fortune 500 businesses and large financial institutions to small and medium-sized retailers-manage compliance and secure their network infrastructures, data communications and critical information assets. Trustwave is headquartered in Chicago with offices throughout North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.