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2018 Cybersecurity Professional Awards – Winners and Finalists

The 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards honor individuals and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. Based on the strength of their nomination and the popular vote by members of the Information Security Community (both ratings and comments), we are announcing the following winners and finalists for the 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards in the category Cybersecurity Professional.

 

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Cybersecurity Consultant of the Year - North America

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GOLD WINNER:

Reg Harnish

 

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SILVER WINNER:

Joe Stuntz

 

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BRONZE WINNER:

Jake Braun

 

FINALISTS:

Jake Braun

Joe Stuntz

Reg Harnish

 

Cybersecurity Consultant of the Year - South America

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GOLD WINNER:

Luciano Moreira da Cruz

 

FINALISTS:

Luciano Moreira da Cruz

 

Cybersecurity Educator of the Year - Asia / Pacific

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GOLD WINNER:

Roger Smith

 

FINALISTS:

Roger Smith

 

Cybersecurity Educator of the Year - North America

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GOLD WINNER:

Jake Braun

 

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SILVER WINNER:

Corey Nachreiner

 

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BRONZE WINNER:

Sari Stern Greene

 

FINALISTS:

Corey Nachreiner

Jake Braun

Sari Stern Greene

 

Cybersecurity Educator of the Year - South America

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GOLD WINNER:

Leornardo Federico Rosso

 

FINALISTS:

Leornardo Federico Rosso

 

Cybersecurity Marketer of the Year - North America

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GOLD WINNER:

Matthew Zintel

 

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SILVER WINNER:

Aarij M Khan

 

SILVER WINNER:

Marissa Salzone

 

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BRONZE WINNER:

Leo Dregier

 

BRONZE WINNER:

Rhonda Shantz

 

FINALISTS:

Aarij M Khan

Leo Dregier

Marissa Salzone

Matthew Zintel

Rhonda Shantz

 

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year - Asia / Pacific

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GOLD WINNER:

Mohit Kohli

 

FINALISTS:

Mohit Kohli

 

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year - Europe

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GOLD WINNER:

Mary-Jo de Leeuw

 

FINALISTS:

Mary-Jo de Leeuw

 

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year - Middle East

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GOLD WINNER:

Basil Al-Suwaidan

 

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SILVER WINNER:

Shuchi Chandra

 

FINALISTS:

Basil Al-Suwaidan

Shuchi Chandra

 

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year - North America

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GOLD WINNER:

Colby DeRodeff

 

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GOLD WINNER:

Stan Black

 

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SILVER WINNER:

Eddie Garcia

 

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BRONZE WINNER:

Kunal Anand

 

FINALISTS:

Albert Rooyakkers

Anil Garg

Anudeep Parhar

Bonnie Butlin

Christopher Kruegel

Christy Wyatt

Colby DeRodeff

Corey Charles

Ed Bellis

Eddie Garcia

Kunal Anand

Marcin Kleczynski

Mischel Kwon

Stan Black

 

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year - South America

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GOLD WINNER:

Enrique G. Dutra

 

FINALISTS:

Enrique G. Dutra

 

Cybersecurity Project of the Year - Asia / Pacific

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GOLD WINNER:

Cloudbric Labs

 

FINALISTS:

Cloudbric Labs

 

Cybersecurity Project of the Year - Middle East

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GOLD WINNER:

Cybersecurity Solution for Smart Building

 

FINALISTS:

Cybersecurity Solution for Smart Building

 

Cybersecurity Project of the Year - North America

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GOLD WINNER:

Matt Blaze, Jake Braun, Harri Hursti, Joseph Lorenzo Hall, Margaret MacAlpine, Jeff Moss, Noah Praetz

 

FINALISTS:

Matt Blaze, Jake Braun, Harri Hursti, Joseph Lorenzo Hall, Margaret MacAlpine, Jeff Moss, Noah Praetz

 

Cybersecurity Recruiter of the Year - North America

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GOLD WINNER:

Francesca LoPorto-Brandow

 

FINALISTS:

Francesca LoPorto-Brandow

 

Cybersecurity Team of the Year - Asia / Pacific

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GOLD WINNER:

Sandip Panda

 

FINALISTS:

Sandip Panda

 

Cybersecurity Team of the Year - Middle East

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GOLD WINNER:

KIB Information Security Team

 

FINALISTS:

KIB Information Security Team

 

Cybersecurity Team of the Year - North America

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GOLD WINNER:

Proficio's Global SOC Team

 

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SILVER WINNER:

PhishMe Customer Support

 

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BRONZE WINNER:

SOC Prime Team

 

FINALISTS:

Cloudera’s Information Security Team

Matt Blaze, Jake Braun, Harri Hursti, Joseph Lorenzo Hall, Margaret MacAlpine, Jeff Moss, Noah Praetz

PhishMe Customer Support

Proficio's Global SOC Team

SOC Prime Team

Wombat Customer Success Team

 

Cybersecurity Team of the Year - South America

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GOLD WINNER:

Cloud Security Alliance Argentina Chapter

 

FINALISTS:

Cloud Security Alliance Argentina Chapter

 

Congratulations to all winners and finalists of the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards in the category Cybersecurity Professional!

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