30 years in high-tech industries

Ransomware tops malicious attack charts

SEC, Congress take steps toward cyber accountability and transparency

SonicWall CEO Bill Conner: 2017 Partner Milestones, 2018 Network Security Priorities

SonicWall CEO Bill Conner describes the security company's journey under new ownership, a pure channel partner strategy, accelerated R&D & more.
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Bill Conner named as Chairman of the Board of Comodo Certificate Authority

SonicWall CEO Bill Conner Named to CRN List Of Most Influential Security Executives

CRN presents its annual list of the 25 Most Influential Executives Of 2017. These executives have the vision, passion and fire to set the agenda for the channel and for the tech industry as a whole.
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CEO Bill Conner and SonicWall Team Named to CRN List of 25 Coolest Network Security Vendors

WESTBOROUGH, MA, MARCH 6, 2017 — As part of CRN’s annual Security 100 list, here are 25 network security vendors that are stepping up their game to meet continued needs for security around the network.
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Silent Circle Prepares for Next Stage of Growth in Secure Enterprise Communications Market

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, JUNE 18, 2016 — Silent Circle, a pioneer in the Enterprise Privacy Platform (EPP) market, today announced that CEO and President Bill Conner has resigned and is moving to an advisory role with the board and the company after driving the company’s successful transition to a global leader in secure, mobile communications software and services.
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Silent Circle Appoints Bill Conner CEO –
Former Entrust CEO, Nortel President Also Joins Board of Directors of Silent Circle, Blackphone

GENEVA – Silent Circle today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed F. William “Bill” Conner as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately. As CEO of Silent Circle, Conner also joins the Board of Directors of Blackphone.
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SiriusXM’s Business Radio to Air Cybersecurity Special “Hacked” Hosted by Industry Leader, Bill Conner

NEW YORK, NY November 12, 2014 —Former President and CEO of Entrust to host panelists including Michael Chertoff, Former United States Secretary of Homeland Security; David Chamberlin, EVP and Head of Edelman’s Data Privacy and Security Group; and Chad Sweet, Co-Founder and CEO of The Chertoff Group
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Cyber Security Expert Recognize Senator Rockefeller for Cyber Security Leadership

CHARLESTON, WV July 15, 2014—Bill Conner, CEO and founder of FWC Consulting and former CEO of Entrust, Inc., will deliver remarks at the 51st National Youth Science Camp Senate Luncheon to recognize the service of Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va. for his service preparing the nation for the challenges of the new information age of cyber security and thank him for his support of youth science education…
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2015 Global New Product Innovation Award

Frost & Sullivan
Global award given by Frost & Sullivan based on customer impact and new product attributes.

Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015

Fast Company
February 2015
Consumer Electronics focused review of Global companies on the forefront of technology and security.

Best of Mobile World Congress 2015

Top smartphone or tablet recognition from the leading authority on technology products.

National Youth Science Camp Alumnus of the Year

National Youth Science Camp (NYSC)
July 2013
The NYSC Alumnus of the Year award is given to alumni who support NYSC with their efforts, achieve recognition in their chosen fields and helps further science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

U.S. Federal 100 Award

Federal Computer Week
March 2004
National award from Federal Computer Week recognizing the top 100 individuals and organizations for positive impact on U.S. Government technology and services; for his leadership role in delivering identity and access management solutions.

Tech Titans Corporate CEO of the Year

Metroplex Technology Business Council
September 2003
Given by Metroplex Technology Business Council, recognizing cutting-edge technologies and talented leadership while raising scholarship funds for deserving students.

MC Marketer of the Year

MC Marketing Computers magazine
National award given by MC Marketing Computers magazine; for driving change and transforming the branding and marketing of Nortel Networks.

Telly Award

Temerlin McClain Advertising 1999
National Award given by Temerlin McClain Advertising for excellence in marketing.

Bill Conner giving a speech


Bill Conner has written a wide range of material on cyber security.
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