Bernard Meyer – Cybersecurity Educator of the Year

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Job title of nominated professional (or team name)Senior Researcher
Company (where nominated professional or team is working)CyberNews.com
Websitehttps://cybernews.com/
Company size (employees)50 to 99
Headquarters RegionEurope

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Bernard aims to educate the general public about the importance of cybersecurity by focusing his investigations on popular online tools that can impact users’ privacy and/or security.

Bernard has helped to uncover significant online privacy and security issues affecting companies like PayPal, Tesco, Hotels.com, Santander and more.

His research and published articles have had significant impact in the cybersecurity field. Google removed 99 mobile apps from its Play store, consumer products such as unsecure wifi routers were removed from Walmart, and many unsecured databases were closed due to Bernard’s investigations.

Bernard is also actively talking about cybersecurity risks and how we can enhance personal privacy and security on Twitter and Youtube.

Brief Overview

Bernard Meyer is the Senior Researcher at CyberNews.com

Bernard aims to educate the general public about the importance of cybersecurity by focusing his investigations on popular online tools that can impact users’ privacy and/or security. This includes mobile apps, as well as desktop programs and online services. Bernard is also actively talking about cybersecurity risks and how we can enhance personal privacy and security on Twitter and Youtube.

Bernard has helped to uncover significant online privacy and security issues affecting companies like PayPal, Tesco, Hotels.com, Santander and more.

His research and published articles have had significant impact in the cybersecurity field. Google removed 99 mobile apps from its Play store, consumer products such as unsecure wifi routers were removed from Walmart, and many unsecured databases were closed due to Bernard’s investigations.

Some of the most prominent articles published by Bernard:
https://cybernews.com/security/walmart-exclusive-routers-others-made-in-china-contain-backdoors-to-control-devices/
https://cybernews.com/security/secret-network-27-app-developers-in-play-store/
https://cybernews.com/security/tesco-coupons-easily-faked-to-save-750-on-hotels-com-bookings-worldwide/
https://cybernews.com/security/popular-camera-apps-steal-data-infect-malware/

His work has been featured in Wired, Fortune, Forbes, The Telegraph, TechRadar, Express, Daily Mirror, Lifehacker and more.