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)

GOLD WINNER:

Rob Garrison

 

Cybersecurity Blogger of the Year

GOLD WINNER:

Bob Erdman

 

SILVER WINNER:

Joseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist and Advisory CISO of Thycotic

 

BRONZE WINNER:

Meera Ramanujam

 

Cybersecurity Consultant of the Year

GOLD WINNER:

Saurabh Sarawat

 

SILVER WINNER:

Ed McMurray

 

SILVER WINNER:

Tim Jensen

 

SILVER WINNER:

Mike Saunders

 

Cybersecurity Educator of the Year- Asia

GOLD WINNER:

Clement Arul

 

SILVER WINNER:

Roger Smith

 

Cybersecurity Educator of the Year- North America

GOLD WINNER:

Wes Spencer

 

SILVER WINNER:

Russ Horn

 

BRONZE WINNER:

Jeremy Straub

 

BRONZE WINNER:

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

 

Cybersecurity Executive of the Year

GOLD WINNER:

Mr. Cesar Pie, Cybersecurity Executive of the Year

 

Cybersecurity Journalist of the Year

GOLD WINNER:

Jeremy Straub

 

Cybersecurity Marketer of the Year- Europe

GOLD WINNER:

Simon Monahan of Redscan

 

Cybersecurity Marketer of the Year- North America

GOLD WINNER:

Armen Najarian: Cyber Marketing in the Identity Economy

 

SILVER WINNER:

Brian Whipple

 

SILVER WINNER:

Susanne Gurman, VP of Revenue Marketing for SecurityScorecard

 

SILVER WINNER:

White Ops CMO, Dan Lowden

 

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year- Asia

GOLD WINNER:

Clement Arul

 

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year- Europe ( between 50 to 99 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Mark Nicholls of Redscan

 

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year- Europe ( 10,000 or more employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Edith Santos, NTT Ltd.

 

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year- North America ( between 10 to 49 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Brady Cook

 

SILVER WINNER:

Abhishek Singh

 

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year- North America ( between 50 to 99 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Kavya Pearlman – Wallarm

 

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year- North America ( between 100 to 499 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Joseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist and Advisory CISO of Thycotic

 

SILVER WINNER:

Atiq Raza, CEO, Virsec

 

SILVER WINNER:

White Ops CEO and Co-Founder, Tamer Hassan

 

BRONZE WINNER:

Vinnie Liu, Bishop Fox CEO

 

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year- North America ( between 1,000 to 4,999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

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

 

Cybersecurity Professional of the Year- North America ( between 5,000 to 9,999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Ben Bernard

 

GOLD WINNER:

Enrique Garcia

 

GOLD WINNER:

Jeff Gimbel

 

GOLD WINNER:

Joshua Bartholomew

 

GOLD WINNER:

Mike Saunders

 

GOLD WINNER:

Tim Jensen

 

Cybersecurity Project of the Year- North America ( between 50 to 99 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Redscan ThreatDetect™ helps fintech enhance threat visibility

 

Cybersecurity Project of the Year- North America ( between 5,000 to 9,999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Cybersecurity Curriculum Development

 

GOLD WINNER:

‘Hack NDSU’ Event Project

 

GOLD WINNER:

North Dakota K-20W Initiative

 

Cybersecurity Strategist of the Year- North America

GOLD WINNER:

Mr. Cesar Pie, Cybersecurity Strategist of the Year

 

Cybersecurity Team of the Year- Asia

GOLD WINNER:

Vigilant Asia SOC 2.0 Team

 

Cybersecurity Team of the Year- Europe

GOLD WINNER:

NTT Ltd. Global Threat Intelligence Center (GTIC) Team

 

Cybersecurity Team of the Year- North America ( between 10 to 49 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

CoNetrix Security Boost Consulting Team

 

Cybersecurity Team of the Year- North America ( between 100 to 499 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

ControlScan SOC Analysts

 

Cybersecurity Team of the Year- North America ( between 5,000 to 9,999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

NDSU Cyber Bison Student Cybersecurity Competitions Team

 

Cybersecurity Team of the Year- North America ( 10,000 or more employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Honeywell (Brand name); Honeywell Cybersecurity (Group)

 

SILVER WINNER:

North Dakota K-20W Team

 

Cybersecurity Woman of the Year- Europe

GOLD WINNER:

Edith Santos, NTT Ltd.

 

Cybersecurity Woman of the Year- North America ( between 10 to 49 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Acceptto- Nahal Shahidzadeh

 

Cybersecurity Woman of the Year- North America ( between 50 to 99 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Kavya Pearlman – Wallarm

 

Cybersecurity Woman of the Year- North America ( between 100 to 499 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Cindy Provin, nCipher Security

 

SILVER WINNER:

Leticia Saiid

 

Cybersecurity Woman of the Year- North America ( between 1,000 to 4,999 employees )

GOLD WINNER:

Darktrace CEO Nicole Eagan

 

Defensive Cyberspace Operations Team of the Year- North America

GOLD WINNER:

CSIOS, Cyberspace Operations Division