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Job title of nominated professional (or team name)Security Awareness Advocate
Company (where nominated professional or team is working)KnowBe4
Websitehttp://www.knowbe4.com
Company size (employees)1,000 to 4,999
Headquarters RegionNorth America

In 3 bullets, summarize why this professional or team deserves recognition:

-Javvad Malik is one of the best known bloggers/personalities in the cybersecurity industry
-He has won numerous awards for his blogging
-He has been on several top people in cybersecurity lists

Brief Overview

Javvad Malik is a Security Awareness Advocate at KnowBe4, a blogger event speaker and industry commentator who is possibly best known as one of the industry’s most prolific video bloggers with his signature fresh and light-hearted perspective on security that speak to both technical and non-technical audiences alike.

Prior to joining KnowBe4, Javvad was security advocate at AlienVault. Before then, he was a Senior Analyst at 451’s Enterprise Security Practice (ESP), providing in-depth, timely perspective on the state of enterprise security and emerging trends in addition to competitive research, new product and go-to-market positioning, investment due diligence and M&A strategy to technology vendors, private equity firms, venture capitalists and end users.

Prior to joining 451 Research, he was an independent security consultant, with a career spanning 12+ years working for some of the largest companies across the financial and energy sectors.

As well as being an author and co-author on several books, Javvad was one of the co-founders of the Security B-Sides London conference.

Javvad regularly contributes unique, witty content to the KnowBe4 blog and other cybersecurity industry outlets, including Infosecurity Magazine, Security Boulevard and others. He is regularly quoted in news outlets in the UK such as the BBC, The Sun, The Daily Mail and Forbes, among many others.