Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

FOCUS SHORT

IT Personality 2008 from ntivirus firm

ON SEPTEMBER 18, the CEO of ESET spol. s r.o., Miroslav Trnka, was awarded IT Personality of the Year 2008. In particular, the judges appreciated his contribution to the technological development of the society, the IT industry in Slovakia, and his personal engagement in the sphere of information security. The award was given by an informal association of Slovak journalists and members of professional associations in the sphere of information technologies and telecommunications, the SITA newswire reported.

Miroslav Trnka of Eset was named IT Personality of 2008. (Source: ČTK)

ON SEPTEMBER 18, the CEO of ESET spol. s r.o., Miroslav Trnka, was awarded IT Personality of the Year 2008. In particular, the judges appreciated his contribution to the technological development of the society, the IT industry in Slovakia, and his personal engagement in the sphere of information security. The award was given by an informal association of Slovak journalists and members of professional associations in the sphere of information technologies and telecommunications, the SITA newswire reported.

The award for IT Company of the Year was won by Siemens Group IT Solutions and Services. The judges took into account their long-term creation of added value in the IT industry in Slovakia.

The winner of the category IT Project of the Year was a project to create a free-of-charge cadastral internet portal. The commission praised the contribution of the project for citizens, the service’s popularity, and the fact that it was one of the first e-services for the public, which in this case contributed, among other things, to an increase in the legal security of property owners. The commission also praised the improvement of the quality of the data in the cadastral database.

The prestigious prizes are now in their eighth year. Their purpose is to recognise expert and managerial efforts by individuals and companies in information technologies and telecommunications and to applaud the most important projects implemented in that year. The event at which the awards were presented, IT Gala, part of the IT Summit conference, was organised by the IT Association of Slovakia (ITAS), PC Revue magazine, and Infoware.

Topic: IT


Top stories

Námestie Slobody gets facelift Photo

The architectural tender will gather ideas for the redesign of the biggest square in Bratislava

Námestie Slobody will be redesigned into a kind of living room in the city.

When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

President Andrej Kiska

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.

Nature Theatre of Oklahoma: Pursuit of Happiness

Foreign rocket engines for North Korea: Why?

For Russia, the path to a weakened China could be through a major nuclear accident in North Korea.