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Security Bloggers Network Social Security Awards 2014 Finalists Announced

Voting Opens Today, Winners Awarded During RSA Conference 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/28/14 -- The Security Blogger Network (SBN), the largest collection of information-security-focused blogs and podcasts in the world, today announced the SBN Social Security Awards 2014 finalists. A blue-ribbon panel of judges and the 400-plus SBN blogger members nominated candidates. The SBN, in conjunction with Trainer Communications, a high-tech integrated marketing and public relations agency, has opened voting today, which will extend through Friday, Feb. 14. To vote, visit: Voting is open to anyone; duplicate votes will be eliminated, and voters must provide a legitimate name and email address in order for their ballot to be counted.

This year, award winners will be recognized in multiple categories, including Best Corporate Security Blog, Best Security Blog, Most Educational Security Blog, Most Entertaining Security Blog, Blog that Best Represents the Security Industry, Single Best Blog or Podcast of the Year, The Security Bloggers Hall of Fame and Best New Security Blog. This year's sponsors include Kaspersky Labs, Sourcefire (now part of Cisco), Akamai, Fortinet, Tripwire, Barracuda Networks, Qualys, RSA Conference and Trainer Communications

Nominees this year are Juniper Networks: Security & Mobility Now, Norse, RedSeal Networks, Solutionary: Minds, VioPoint, WhiteHat Security, TripWire: The State of Security, Veracode, Mandiant: M-unition, Fortinet, F-SECURE, Trend Micro TrendLabs Security Intelligence, Kaspersky Lab: Securelist, Akamai, Bit9, IOActive, SANS: Daily Internet Storm Center Stormcast, michsec, TripWire: Security Slice, Threat Post, The Security Ledger, The Risk Science Podcast, SecurityWeekly, Securosis: Firestarter, Terabrate, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF): Deeplinks, Security bistro, Graham Cluley, Krebs on Security, Identropy, Dell: SecureWorks, Securosis, SecurityStreetRapid7, Krypt3ia, Kevin Townsend, Matt Blaze's Exhaustive Search, The New School of Information Security, Uncommon Sense Security, Errata Security, Schneier on Security, Sophos: nakedsecurity, SANS: Internet Storm Center Diary, Liquidmatrix Security Digest, Emergent Chaos, Infosec island, RedSeal Networks: Making Security Works, Terabrate: Book Review: "We Are Anonymous: Inside the Hacker World of LulzSec, Anonymous and the Global Cyber Insurgency (2012)" by Parmy Olson, Krebs on Security: Adobe To Announce Source Code, Customer Data Breach, Schneier On Security: Why It's Important to Publish the NSA Programs, CERIAS: On Competitions and Competence, Security Uncorked: CISSPs: Call to Action for (ISC)2 Elections (Nov 16-30), Police-Led Intelligence-Led Policing: Banning Feds from DefCon is Self Defeating. Here's Why, IOActive: "Broken Hearts": How plausible was the Homeland pacemaker hack?, The Hackers Post, J4VV4D, Dan Kaminsky's Blog, Martin McKeay Network Security Blog, Andy Greenberg, Forbes, Lori MacVittie, F5 DevCentral, Tracy Kitten, The Fraud Blog, Eric Chabrow, The Public Eye, Gunter Ollmann, Dark Reading, Attacks and Breaches, Jitender's Perspective, OMENSPortal, Cyb3r-Assassin, Security Management HQ, Exploring Possibility Space, Venafi, and USA TODAY: CyberTruth.

About Security Bloggers Network

The Security Bloggers Network (SBN) is the largest collection of information security focused blogs and podcasts in the world. Almost 400 blogs and podcasts are included in the SBN's aggregated feed at their own request. The SBN does not include any blog or podcast feed without the author's permission and request. The blogs range from some of the biggest corporate security blogs, such as IBM/ISS, to those of individual security practitioners the world over. The SBN does not filter or edit any of the blogs and links back to the original blog on each post. If you publish a blog or podcast focused on security, you can request to have your blog included in the SBN by writing to [email protected]. Please include your contact info, the URL of your blog and the RSS feed. To subscribe to the feed, visit:

About Trainer Communications

Trainer Communications is a premier integrated public relations and marketing agency in the San Francisco Bay Area. Specializing in technology, the agency offers deep domain expertise across storage, information security, telecommunications and wireless, enterprise software, networking, and consumer industries. Trainer represents emerging and high-growth technology companies that require market recognition and visibility to meet business objectives and is the only agency that guarantees quantifiable results with its Metrics Matter™ methodology. Established in 1995, more than 250 companies have relied on Trainer for strong marketing and PR strategies and support. The San Francisco PR and marketing agency has received several dozen national awards such as PRSA Anvils, Bulldog Awards, MarCom Awards, Iron Sabre Awards, and Videographer Awards for excellence in public relations, website design, and video and animation production. For more information, visit:

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