Security Serious Unsung Heroes Awards Winners Announced

  • The winners of the fifth yearly Security Serious Unsung Heroes Awards have been declared.

    The awards rejoice the men and women generating a distinction inside the cybersecurity sector. The winners have been introduced at a virtual ceremony compèred by Brian Higgins, security expert at Comparitech and Yvonne Eskenzi, co-founder of Eskenzi PR, and supported by sponsors KnowBe4, Protiviti and Qualys. The judging panel for the awards provided representatives from Infosecurity, ISACA, Higgins and Eskenzi.

    “It is potentially additional crucial this 12 months than ever in advance of to honor the cybersecurity industry experts who have kept us all up and running during lockdown,” reported Yvonne Eskenzi. “The cyber-capabilities hole is a enormous issue for this nation and an occasion like this genuinely shows off what a fantastic sector it is to be a part of and the wonderful people that make it.”

    The winners from all types have been:

    Security Leader/Mentor
    Winner: David Chan – entrepreneur in home at CyLon

    Cyber Writer
    Winner: Davey Winder – freelance tech writer
    Hugely Counseled: Raef Meeuwisse – author at Cyber Simplicity

    Greatest Security Recognition Campaign
    Winner: Cygenta for CV-19

    Apprentice/Soaring Star
    Winner: Ben Chater – junior security analyst at Pinsent Masons
    Highly Counseled: Madeline Howard – Cygenta/Cynam

    Ideal Educator
    Winner: Toni Scullion – founder of dressCode

    Godparent of Security
    Winner: Pat Ryan – founder of Cyber Women First

    Greatest Moral Hacker / Pen Tester
    Winner: James Mullen – senior security specialist at Edgescan

    Information Guardian
    Winner: Dominic Hartley – DPO at the Section of Performs and Pensions

    DevSecOps Trailblazer
    Winner: Didar Gelici – info privacy and cybersecurity risk professional

    Captain Compliance
    Winner: Ian Bernhardt – head of governance and compliance at Sprout IT

    Security Avengers
    Winner: Chani Simms and the SHe CISO Bootcamp Team

    CISO Supremo
    Winner: Emma Leith – CISO at Santander

    COVID Hero
    Winner: Lisa Forte – partner of Red Goat Cyber Security