Dallas, TX, August 16, 2020 --(PR.com
)-- TRECIG is pleased to announce that their Chief Information Officer and Cyber Security Expert, Jim West, has been selected as a finalist in the Personality of the Year award for the 2020 American Cyber Awards. The American Cyber Awards were established to shine a spotlight on the most innovative and successful people, teams and products in cybersecurity in America. The American Cyber Awards reviews the industry, searching for those who are pushing the boundaries in the fight against cyber-crime. Mr. West was particularly recognized for his commitment to progressing the industry.
Jim West possesses over 25 years’ experience in the Information Technology field with over 15 years focused within Cyber Security. He has worked in the IT and Security industry across many sectors of commercial, space, federal, and defense with expertise in Biometrics, Risk Management, Security Analysis, and Network and Systems Auditing. Jim holds multiple certifications which include: CISSP-ISSEP, ISSMP, CAP, GSLC, GCIH, GSNA, GCWN, G2700, PMP, CIPP, C-CISO, CEH, and many others.
Jim was scheduled this year to speak and panel at events in Dubai, Kuwait, South Korea, Las Vegas, DC, Honolulu, Phoenix, and Tampa but unfortunately all events were cancelled this year due to COVID-19 related issues. His presentation topics included Quantum Computing, Cryptography, Defense in Depth, and Training Cyber Warriors. Besides being an excellent speaker, Jim is also an Award-Winning author and writer with over 50 publications. Recently Jim’s “Cyber Security Test Tips & Methods” ebook placed in the 100 Best Cyber Security Books of All-Time list by Bookauthority.org.
Awards Organiser Christina Price said, “This is the inaugural year for these awards and we have been overwhelmed with the number, and quality of entrants. Those companies and individuals who have made the shortlist, should be pleased with their achievement as the competition to do so was tough. I know the judges are going to have a hard time selecting the overall winners.”
TRECIG Chief Executive Officer, Roy Rucker, said, “TRECIG could not be more pleased with the news of Jim being a finalist in the American Cyber Awards. He exemplifies the company values that sets TRECIG apart in this evolving and rapidly growing industry.”
TRECIG is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that provides a wide range of IT specialization, to include business development, human resource, program and project management, systems and software integration, enterprise-wide and cloud security, network engineering, penetration testing and product procurement, and more.