Washington, DC. May 29, 2024 – The Cyber Threat Alliance announced that the organization and President and CEO, Michael Daniel, have both been named winners in the prestigious 2024 Fortress Cybersecurity Award presented by the Business Intelligence Group.

The Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization that is working to improve the cybersecurity of our global digital ecosystem by enabling near real-time, high-quality cyber threat information sharing among companies and organizations in the cybersecurity field.

“CTA is proud to be named a 2024 Fortress Award winner for leadership,” said Michael Daniel, President and CEO of the CTA. “CTA’s mission is to make our digital environment more secure and resilient by enabling collaboration among cybersecurity providers. Sharing intelligence improves our members’ ability to detect threats. Better detection makes for a safer digital ecosystem, and we are pleased that our members’ collaborative efforts are being recognized.”

“In today’s digital age, cybersecurity is no longer optional – it’s essential,” said Maria Jimenez, Chief Nominations Officer at the Business Intelligence Group. “We are proud to recognize Cyber Threat Alliance and President and CEO, Michael Daniel, for their leadership, innovative solutions, and unwavering commitment to protecting our data and infrastructure from ever-evolving cyber threats.”

The Fortress Cybersecurity Awards honor the world’s leading companies and individuals who are at the forefront of cybersecurity innovation. Winners are selected based on their dedication to developing solutions, raising awareness, and defending against the growing threat of cyberattacks.

About Cyber Threat Alliance www.cyberthreatalliance.org

CTA was founded by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., Cisco, Fortinet, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, and Symantec, Enterprise Division of Broadcom. Membership also includes AT&T Alien Labs, Brandefense, CUJO AI, CyberCX, Gen, Juniper Networks, K7 Computing, Maltiverse, NEC Corporation, Nozomi Networks, NTT, OneFirewall, Outpost 24, Panda Security (WatchGuard), Penta Security, Rapid7, Red Piranha, ReversingLabs, SANDS Lab, Scitum, SecureBrain (Hitachi), SecurityScorecard, SK shieldus, SonicWall, Sophos, TEHTRIS, Telefónica Tech, and Yoroi.

CTA is the industry’s first formally organized nonprofit group of cybersecurity practitioners that work together in good faith to share threat information and improve global defenses against advanced cyber adversaries. CTA’s mission is to facilitate the sharing of actionable intelligence and situational awareness about sophisticated cyber threats to improve its members’ cyber defenses, more effectively disrupt malicious cyber actors around the world and raise the level of cybersecurity throughout the Internet and cyberspace. The alliance is continuing to grow on a global basis, enriching both the quantity and quality of the information that is being shared across the platform. CTA is actively recruiting additional regional players to enhance information sharing to enable a more secure future for all. 

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About Business Intelligence Group

The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other business award programs, these programs are judged by business executives with extensive experience and knowledge in cybersecurity. The organization’s proprietary scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple security domains and rewards those companies whose achievements stand out in the fight against cybercrime.

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