Regent University Awarded 2019 InfoSec Award by Cyber Defense Magazine

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 4, 2019) – Regent University has been named today as a recipient of the InfoSec Award for 2019 by Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM), the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine.

Regent joins Herjavec Group, TTES, NSA.gov, Darktrace and HelpSystems in the “Trailblazing” category. Some 200 organizations were honored out of nearly 3,000 around the world who were considered. Now in their seventh year, the InfoSec Awards are chosen by CISSP, FMDHS and CEH-certified security professionals and recognize companies that create and offer the most respected information security products and services. The full list of winners is located here: http://www.cyberdefenseawards.com/

“These winners are some of the most innovative and proactive cyber security companies and service providers on the planet,” said Pierluigi Paganini, editor-in-chief of Cyber Defense Magazine.

Regent University has quickly become a leader in cybersecurity training through the launch of its Institute for cybersecurity academic center and state-of-the-art cyber range facility. Dedicated to equipping the next generation of cybersecurity professionals in industry, government, military and academia, Regent offers hands-on training programs where students acquire the highest level of skills needed for careers in cybersecurity. Regent’s cyber range is also a leading-edge training hub for enterprises, consultancies, government and military organizations, offering several certificate programs at that level. Regent University currently offers a Master of Science in Cybersecurity, as well as undergraduate degrees in Information Systems Technology, Computer Science, Cyber & Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity. For more information: www.regent.edu/institutes/cybersecurity.

“It is an honor to be recognized as a leader in commercial cyber training by Cyber Defense Magazine,” said Stephanie L. Butts, executive director at the Regent University Institute for Cybersecurity. “The mission of the institute is to set the standard in cyber training and education by closing the gap between theory and practice, enabling the workforce to demonstrate their proficiency in cyber defense. Today’s employers face a tough challenge in preparing for the growing threat which includes having a robust cyber workforce and finding professionals in a tight labor market. Regent’s formula provides the essential outcome based and hands-on experience trainees desire and employers require to demonstrate their ability to be effective cyber-defenders.”

About Cyber Defense Magazine

With over 1.4 Million annual readers and growing, and over 7,000 pages of searchable online infosec content, Cyber Defense Magazine is the premier source of IT Security information. We are managed and published by and for ethical, honest, passionate information security professionals. Our mission is to share cutting-edge knowledge, real-world stories and awards on the best ideas, products and services in the information technology industry. We deliver electronic magazines every month online for free, and limited print editions exclusively for the RSA conferences and our paid subscribers. CDM is a proud member of the Cyber Defense Media Group. Learn more about us at http://www.cyberdefensemagazine.com and visit http://www.cyberdefensetv.com and http://www.cyberdefenseradio.com to see and hear some of the most informative interviews of many of these winning company executives.

About Regent University

Founded in 1978, Regent University has 11,000 students studying on its 70-acre campus in Virginia Beach, Va., and online around the world. The university offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from a Christian perspective in more than 130 program areas including business, communication and the arts, cybersecurity and technology, divinity, education, government, law, leadership, nursing and healthcare, and psychology. Currently, Regent University tops the list of Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Virginia and is listed among top national universities by U.S. News & World Report.

 

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