NTP names award winners at GOVSEC

SSN Staff  - 
Wednesday, October 1, 2003

VIENNA, Va. - In late July, National Trade Producttions announced the winners of its first annual Profiles in Innovation Awards, which were presented at GOVSEC, a security conference geared toward the government sector.

Members of the security and law enforcement community were eligible for nomination for the awards. Winners were chosen by members of the advisory boards of GOVSEC and the U.S. Law Enforcement Conference and Exposition based on the security challenge faced, strategic areas addressed to develop a solution for the challenge and the results of the approach to the situation.

Winners included:

- Chairman’s Award: William Pelgrin, director, New York State Office of Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure Coordination.

- Disaster preparedness/first responders: Steve Morrison, executive director, National Corrections and Law Enforcement Training and Technology Center.

- Physical security: Transportation Security Administration and Covenant Aviation Security LLC.

The awards also recognized winners in areas such as network and cyber security, disaster preparedness and response, emergency preparedness and response, law enforcement and Open Platform for Security, the industry’s multi-vendor security framework.

NTP produces, manages and markets trade expositions, conferences and special events in North America, Latin America, Asia and Europe.