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DirectDefense Team Members Named IT World Awards Gold Winner – Sales Coordinator of the Year

Englewood, Colo., August 25, 2020 – DirectDefense, Inc., an information security services company that provides penetration testing, compliance management and 24/7 managed services, announced today that SVUS Awards has named DirectDefense’s Tracy McBride, Virginia Martin and Roksar Rahim as the Sales Coordinator of the Year gold winner in the 15th Annual Network PG’s 2020 IT World Awards.

“We truly have a dream team here at DirectDefense,” Vice President of Sales Beau Shahriary said about the award winners. “Sales coordination is the linchpin for our operation ensuring success and client satisfaction from the introduction of the sales team to the closing presentation of the consulting team. Tracy, Virginia, and Roksar each bring out the very best in our company and allow us to count on continued business from our customers year over year.”

The IT World Awards are industry and peer recognitions from Network Products Guide honoring achievements and recognitions of world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, hot technologies, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology.

Judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores and inputs determined the 2020 award winners. Winners will be celebrated and presented their awards during a virtual awards ceremony in November.

“During the current business environment, organizations all over the world continue to demonstrate agility, empowerment, innovative thinking, continual learning, and collaboration at a scale never imagined before,” said Ray Narang, Editor-in-Chief at Network Products Guide. “Recognitions are especially meaningful now more than ever. And with the help of industry experts we are proud to recognize the achievements of individuals and teams from all over the world in the information technology and digital + Cybersecurity industries.”

For a complete list of the 2020 IT World Award winners announced today, visit

About DirectDefense
DirectDefense, named one of America’s fastest growing small private companies in 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016 by Inc. Magazine, is an information security services and 24/7 managed services provider headquartered in Englewood, CO, with locations across the United States. Founded in 2011 on more than 50 years combined experience in information security, DirectDefense works in close and honest partnership with clients to design a personalized information security solution that works based on an organization’s specific needs. To learn more, visit

About the IT World Awards
As industry’s leading technology research and advisory publication, Network Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make in all areas of information technology and digital + Cybersecurity. The Annual IT World Awards is part of the SVUS Awards recognition program from Silicon Valley in the United States of America and organizations from all over the world participate each year. Learn more about the IT World Awards at

About the SVUS Awards
SVUS Awards are conferred in eleven programs: the CEO World Awards, the Consumer World Awards, The Customer Sales & Service World Awards, The Globee Awards, the Golden Bridge Awards, the Info Security Products Guide’s Global Excellence Awards and Security World Awards, the Network Products Guide’s IT World Awards, One Planet American + World Business Awards, the Pillar World Awards, the PR World Awards for Public Relations and Communications, and the Women World Awards. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the SVUS Awards recognize outstanding achievements and performances in businesses worldwide. Learn more about the SVUS Awards at


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