September 19, 2013

Michael F. Angelo Receives the 2013 Hall of Fame Award by the Information Systems Security Association

Press Release


Michael F. Angelo (CRISC, CISSP), Chief Security Architect at NetIQ has received the Hall of Fame award granted by the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA).  Throughout his professional career, Michael has been an influential leader who has demonstrated superior expertise, effectiveness and dedication to the advancement of the cybersecurity profession.

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

“Each generation brings us those few individuals who excel among their peers.  We proudly congratulate Michael as a 2013 honoree in recognition of 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. We are pleased to recognize Michael who has been on the cutting-edge of the advances in information security throughout his career.“

“To receive this award, Michael Angelo demonstrated a superior level of expertise, effectiveness and dedication to the advancement of the profession of cybersecurity,” said Ira Winkler, President of ISSA. "Michael demonstrates what ISSA expects from innovators and leaders in the field, and is proud to recognize him for his many contributions to the profession.”

“It is an honor to be inducted into the Hall of Fame by the ISSA.  Promoting the education of cybersecurity and sharing the knowledge and skills of information systems security globally has been an incredible opportunity,” said Angelo. “At NetIQ, we are continuing that work with our customers and partners by working with them to provide insight and education on the evolving threat landscape and trends, while delivering leading solutions that help organizations remain secure in the increasingly connected world.”

About NetIQ

NetIQ is a global, enterprise software company with a relentless focus on customer success. Our portfolio includes scalable, automated solutions for Identity, Security, Access, Governance, Systems and Application, Service, and Workload Management that help organizations securely deliver, measure and manage computing services across physical, virtual and cloud computing environments.

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 and follow us on Twitter at @ISSAINTL.

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