Welcome to the 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards
Welcome to the 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards – recognizing companies, products and individuals that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. The awards are produced by Cybersecurity Insiders in partnership with the Information Security Community on LinkedIn, tapping into the vast experience of over 400,000+ cybersecurity professionals to honor the world’s best cybersecurity products, professionals and organizations.
Winners & finalists will be published on the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards site and announced to the 400,000+ member infosec community on LinkedIn and Cybersecurity Insiders. Winners and finalists will also receive an award badge image to display on their website (plaques are available upon request).
WHY ENTER – Participation in the awards program is a great opportunity for you and/or your company to get recognized for excellence in cybersecurity and to showcase your unique capabilities and contributions to the cybersecurity industry. It is also a unique opportunity for cybersecurity professionals to enhance their visibility and reputation in one of the world’s largest online community of cyber professionals.
DUE DATES – The deadline for entering nominations is December 31, 2017 (the earlier you nominate, the lower the entry fee – see schedule below). Voting is open throughout the award nomination season and closes January 12, 2018. Award finalists and winners will be announced in February 2018.
ENTRY FEES – Early-bird award nominations are free of charge until June 1, 2017 (end of the day at midnight US Pacific). Any nomination received after June 1 will be charged a $100 processing fee (single payment for multiple nominations for the same company / client). [Nominations submitted after July 1 are charged a $200 processing fee | after September 1 = $300 | after October 1 = $400 | after December 1 = $500].
SELECTION CRITERIA – Award winners and finalists will be selected primarily based on the strength of their nomination and secondarily based on the popular vote (both ratings and comments, used as a tie breaker between otherwise equally strong nominations).
NEXT STEPS – Please register here to start the nomination process. You can start the nomination process, save your draft nomination, and return later to finish it (just make sure to save your login credentials). If you would like to submit multiple nominations, you can submit them all in one session or separately, at different times (you can use the same user account). Please make sure to sign up for the 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards newsletter – simply add your email address to the field in the upper right corner of the site.
PROMOTION – Finally, don’t forget to promote your nomination on Twitter, LinkedIn and your company blog so that your friends, followers, customers and prospects learn about the award opportunity and vote for you!
SPONSORS – You can sponsor the awards site and place your logo on the website, and highlight your nomination. Click here to learn more.
Thank you for participating in this exciting awards program! Best of luck to all nominees!
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