Genians Honored at 2019 (ISC)² 13th Annual Information Security Leadership Awards (ISLA®) Asia-Pacific Program

North Andover, Mass. – July 10, 2019  – (ISC)² – the world’s largest nonprofit membership association of certified cybersecurity professionals – today announced it has recognized Dong-bum Lee, Genians CEO, as 2019 Showcased Honoree in the category of Managerial Professional for an Information Security Project.

As the founder and CEO of Genians since 2005, Dong-Bum has applied his energy and unparalleled experience to propel Genians, its customers, its partners, and even Korean society to the cutting edge of the cybersecurity field by leveraging the company’s flagship product, Genian Network Access Control (NAC). In the process, he has provided leadership to the global NAC market by introducing Genians Next-Gen NAC to help organizations of all sizes struggling to address the fundamental cybersecurity issues of the IoT era.

As Dong-Bum notes, “It is a great honor to be recognized with this (ISC)² ISLA award. As we all know, cybersecurity is a tough job. The field’s professionals are often highly compensated, but their work often remains hidden behind the scenes. Team Genians has done and continues to do a tremendous job helping its more than 1,300 customers around the world secure their network access.”

Dong-bum also points out that “We all know cybersecurity is no longer a regional or industry-specific challenge but rather global in scope. In a world of ever-advancing cyber threats, we all need to work together to build a more secure world regardless of politics and culture. To achieve that, Team Genians is ready to share and discuss our proven technology and experience, which is exactly what we have been doing around the world.“

Dong-bum expresses confidence in his company’s achievements as well as its new strategy. Recently, Genians announced its collaboration with both 128 Technology, the leader in Session Smart™ routing, and Seceon, which pioneered the first fully-automated, real-time cyber threat detection and remediation solution, as part of its next-generation network access control solution helping to further secure the WAN and mitigate cyber-attacks from inside the enterprise and without. Also, Genians Device Platform Intelligence (DPI) has been requested by many organizations to provide enhanced, more intelligent and economical, network visibility.

About Genians

For over 14 years, Genians (KOSDAQ: 263860) has delivered the industry’s leading Next-Gen Network Access Control solution, which surveils all connected devices holistically and ensures they are operating at the highest levels of security and compliance. Genians secures millions of various endpoints in organizations of all sizes and industries, including global Fortune 500 companies, the government, the military, energy, finance, healthcare, education, and more. Genians keeps working to build a better security culture in the connected world by teaming up with community and industry leaders around the world.

About (ISC)²

Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, (ISC)² is an international nonprofit membership association focused on inspiring a safe and secure cyber world. Best known for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) certification, (ISC)² offers a portfolio of credentials that are part of a holistic, pragmatic approach to security. Our membership, more than 140,000 strong, is made up of certified cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals who are making a difference and helping to advance the industry. Our vision is supported by our commitment to educate and reach the general public through our charitable foundation – The Center for Cyber Safety and Education™


Why NAC? Why Genians?

Frost & Sullivan’s “Global Network Access Control Market, Forecast to 2024” indicates that Network Access Control (NAC) has become an important element in the development of Zero Trust Networks (ZTN) as it provides visibility, monitoring, and control at the network access layer.

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