2020 Cybersecurity Professional Awards – Winners and Finalists

The 2020 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 2020 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards in the category Cybersecurity Professional.

 

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Chief Technology Officer of the Year (CTO) - North America

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Rob Garrison

Cybersecurity Blogger of the Year- Asia

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Meera Ramanujam

Cybersecurity Blogger of the Year - North America

FINALISTS:

Bob Erdman

Joseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist and Advisory CISO of Thycotic

Cybersecurity Consultant of the Year- Asia

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Saurabh Sarawat

Cybersecurity Consultant of the Year- North America

FINALISTS:

Ed McMurray

Mike Saunders

Tim Jensen

Cybersecurity Educator of the Year- Asia

FINALISTS:

Clement Arul

Roger Smith

Cybersecurity Educator of the Year- North America

FINALISTS:

Bret Fund, Ph.D., SecureSet, Flatiron School

Jeremy Straub

Russ Horn

Wes Spencer

Cybersecurity Executive of the Year- North America

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Mr. Cesar Pie, Cybersecurity Executive of the Year

Cybersecurity Journalist of the Year- North America

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Jeremy Straub

Cybersecurity Marketer of the Year- Europe

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Simon Monahan of Redscan

Cybersecurity Marketer of the Year- North America

FINALISTS:

Armen Najarian: Cyber Marketing in the Identity Economy

Brian Whipple

Susanne Gurman, VP of Revenue Marketing for SecurityScorecard

White Ops CMO, Dan Lowden

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year- Asia

FINALISTS:

Clement Arul

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year- Europe

FINALISTS:

Edith Santos, NTT Ltd.

Mark Nicholls of Redscan

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year- North America

FINALISTS:

Abhishek Singh

Atiq Raza, CEO, Virsec

Ben Bernard

Vinnie Liu, Bishop Fox CEO

Brady Cook

Enrique Garcia

Jeff Gimbel

Joseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist and Advisory CISO of Thycotic

Joshua Bartholomew

Kavya Pearlman – Wallarm

Mike Saunders

Rodney Joffe, Security CTO, Senior Technologist and SVP & Fellow at Neustar

Tim Jensen

White Ops CEO and Co-Founder, Tamer Hassan

Cybersecurity Project of the Year- Europe

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Redscan ThreatDetect™ helps fintech enhance threat visibility

Cybersecurity Project of the Year- North America

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Cybersecurity Curriculum Development

‘Hack NDSU’ Event Project

North Dakota K-20W Initiative

Cybersecurity Strategist of the Year- North America

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Mr. Cesar Pie, Cybersecurity Strategist of the Year

Cybersecurity Team of the Year- Asia

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Vigilant Asia SOC 2.0 Team

Cybersecurity Team of the Year- Europe

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NTT Ltd. Global Threat Intelligence Center (GTIC) Team

Cybersecurity Team of the Year- North America

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CoNetrix Security Boost Consulting Team

ControlScan SOC Analysts

Honeywell (Brand name); Honeywell Cybersecurity (Group)

NDSU Cyber Bison Student Cybersecurity Competitions Team

North Dakota K-20W Team

Cybersecurity Woman of the Year- Europe

FINALISTS:

Edith Santos, NTT Ltd.

Cybersecurity Woman of the Year- North America

FINALISTS:

Acceptto- Nahal Shahidzadeh

Darktrace CEO Nicole Eagan

Kavya Pearlman – Wallarm

Leticia Saiid

Cindy Provin, nCipher Security

Defensive Cyberspace Operations Team of the Year- North America

FINALISTS:

CSIOS, Cyberspace Operations Division