FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Cyber Security Awards has announced the shortlist today (6th May 2016). The full list is below. Winners will be announced at the ceremony on 23rd June and the winners will also include a Lifetime Achievement award and an award to the company who has had the biggest cyber mess-up of the year.
Shortlist for the 2016 Cyber Security Awards
CISO of the year
Personality of the year
Professor Richard Benham
Woman of the year
Penetration tester of the year
Mark Woods, Nettitude
Mathew Ettelaie, KPMG
Stefano Castilletti, Firstbase
Consulting practice of the year
Banking or Financial Services team of the year
Leeds Building Society
Industry team of the year
Best security company of the year
Not for profit team of the year
Cyber security start up of the year
Innovative product of the year – Cloud based
Innovative product of the year – Threat Detection
Innovative product of the year
IDAM product of the year
Vulnerability management product of the year
Insurer of the year
Effective recovery of the year
Cyber awareness plan of the year
The National Cyber Skills Centre
The Cyber Security Awards has 10 expert judges, who represent a broad spectrum of different backgrounds and organisations with the cyber industry. Their scores and debate will determine the 2016 Cyber Security Awards winners. The winners will be announced and celebrated during the awards dinner and presentation on June 23rd 2016 at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel. The ceremony will be attended by the finalists, industry leaders, judges and sponsors.
Judge Karla Jobling said “To be nominated as a finalist is a great achievement as the competition this year is tough. As always, the judges are looking to reward high achievers within our industry and are looking for those who demonstrate passion and innovation, within cyber security.”
About the Cyber Security Awards
The Cyber Security Awards is a leading awards event for the cyber security industry. The event consisted of reception drinks, a 4 course meal and entertainment. The Cyber Security Awards is the ideal event to gain recognition for your success and to reward individuals or teams within the business. At the awards, you can network with leading industry professionals from consultancies, technology firms, defence businesses, FTSE250’s and public sector bodies.
The Cyber Security Awards were established in 2014, to reward the best individuals, teams and companies within the cyber security industry. Excellence and innovation are core themes, throughout all categories.
A totally independent event, we have no affiliation to any magazines, organisations, or products. As a result, our judges are able to make all their decisions on merit alone.
The Cyber Security Awards team, reviews the industry, looking for the best possible applicants. We encourage all those, who are committed to progressing the industry, to apply. Our judges come from varied backgrounds, and are some of the most well regarded individuals within the industry. They will review all applications, deciding winners collectively at a judging day, held shortly before the event. Where required, further information may be requested to demonstrate any claims made in the application forms and references will be followed up.
Winners are announced at a black-tie awards ceremony, held this year on June 23rd at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel. The event is an exciting and fun evening as we find out who has the honour of being declared the winner! This year, all attendees will be able to vote on the night to decide the winner of the Best Security Company category. This is sure to add some extra tension and excitement to the evening.
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