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Towerwall’s Candy Alexander Receives 2014 ISSA Award for “Hall of Fame”

By Michelle Drolet
28 Oct 2014

We are proud to announce that our own Candy Alexander will receive the ISSA “Hall of Fame” Award. See below for more information:

Honoree to be Recognized Among RSA Founders at ISSA International Conference on Oct. 22 in Orlando

BOSTON, MA–(Marketwired – Oct 9, 2014) –  Towerwall (www.towerwall.com), an IT security services provider for small to mid-size businesses, today announced that Candy Alexander, CISSP CISM, GRC Consultant for Towerwall, been inducted into the Hall of Fame by the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA). The Hall of Fame pays homage to an individual’s exceptional qualities of leadership in their own career and organization as well as an exemplary commitment to the information security profession.

Candy is in good company, others that have been inducted into the Hall of Fame this year are: Ron Rivest, Adi Shamir and Len Adleman which collectively are responsible for the “RSA” public key cryptography algorithm and co-founders of the company RSA.

Founded in 1993 and based in Framingham, Massachusetts, Towerwall provides organizations such as Biogen Idec, Middlesex Savings Bank, Bahamas Telecom, Brown University and Smith & Wesson, with IT security technology services required for secure business-class networks.

The ISSA is the only independent forum dedicated to advancing the development of cybersecurity professionals, their organizations and critical infrastructure worldwide, ISSA has fostered many of the industry’s most respected leaders and is driving the future of the cybersecurity profession.

The ISSA International Awards will be presented at a special ceremony and luncheon during the fifth annual ISSA International Conference, to be held October 22-23, 2014 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando Florida. The event, themed “Cybersecurity – Driving our Destiny,” brings together a who’s who of the cybersecurity community to advance peer networking, individual growth, and end-user security awareness; explore new ways to approach global problems; and embrace technology and partnerships within the business.

“Each generation brings us those few individuals who excel among their peers. We proudly congratulate Candy Alexander as a 2013 honoree in recognition of her/his superior knowledge and commitment to the growth of cybersecurity as a field,” said Donald Glass, Kerzner International and ISSA Awards Chair. “As the reach of technology increases seemingly to all aspects of our lives, it is both fitting and imperative that we keep working on the betterment of all facets of our profession and honor those whose efforts go above and beyond. Therefore, we are well-pleased to recognize Candy Alexander who has been on the cutting-edge of the advances in information security throughout her career.”

About ISSA

The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is the community of choice for international cybersecurity professionals dedicated to advancing individual growth, managing technology risk, and protecting critical information and infrastructure. ISSA members and award winners include many of the industry’s notable luminaries and represent a broad range of industries — from communications, education, healthcare, manufacturing, financial and consulting to IT — as well as federal, state and local government departments and agencies. Through regional chapter meetings, conferences, networking events and content, members tap into a wealth of shared knowledge and expertise. Visit ISSA on the web at www.issa.org and follow us on Twitter at @ISSAINTL.