CISO of the Year

  • Alan Osborne, Paysafe
  • Bret Arsenault, Microsoft
  • Jayesh Patel, Oxford University Press
  • John McClurg, BlackBerry
  • Kevin Fielder, Just Eat
  • Killian Faughnan, William Hill
  • Mark Osborne, JLL
  • Martyn Booth, Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc
  • Mike Jolley, Lowell Financial Group
  • Mike Loginov, NEOM

 

Woman of the Year

  • Aimei Wei, Stellar Cyber
  • Amy Nelson, Dell
  • Fareedah Shaheed, Sekuva
  • Kathleen N. McGill, John Hopkins University
  • Lisa Ventura, UK Cyber Security Association
  • May Mitchell, BlackBerry
  • Naina Bhattacharya, Danone
  • Ning Wang, Offensive Security
  • Sandra Joyce, FireEye
  • Vandana Verma Sehgal, IBM

 

Personality of the Year

  • Chris Roberts, Semperis
  • Fareedah Shaheed, Sekuva
  • Gary Hibberd, Cyberfort
  • Jake Moore, ESET
  • James Packer, (ISC)2 London Chapter and EF Education First
  • Jim West, TRECIG
  • Leron Zinatullin, VDash Limited
  • Lisa Ventura, UK Cyber Security Association
  • Sandro Bucchianeri, Absa Group Limited

Sandro Bucchianeri is the CSO for Absa Group Limited, one of Africa’s largest financial services companies. As a recognised thought leader in cybersecurity, Sandro is called on as a speaker and collaborator across the world and plays an integral role in the World Economic Forum’s Cybersecurity working group and the Payment Card Industry’s Board of Advisors. Sandro is driven by his two passions: cybersecurity and uplifting marginalised youth in South Africa with the opportunity to attain cybersecurity skills.

  • Todd Perkins, Hook Security

 

Penetration Tester of the Year

  • Mark Harrison, MTI Technology
  • Pavel Novikov, Positive Technologies
  • Vandana Verma Sehgal, IBM

 

Newcomer of the Year

  • Gabrielle Botbol, Okiok
  • Joas Antonio dos Santos Barbosa, ACADI-TI
  • Leah Claireaux, BT
  • Lukas Weber, S-RM
  • Michael McGuinness, The Co-operative Bank
  • Numan Asif Cheema, Decipher Cyber – Jenny
  • Shelton Newsham, Yorkshire and Humber Regional Cyber Crime Unit

 

Cloud Security Influencer of the Year

  • Andy Green, Gemserv
  • Charles White, Fornetix
  • Lisa Ventura, UK Cyber Security Association
  • Ravi Krishnan Muthukrishnan, Visa
  • Rohan Patil, TANNUM Consulting
  • Vibhuti Sinha, Saviynt

 

Banking or Financial Services Team of the Year

  • Coventry Building Society

Coventry Building Society was founded in 1884, with an exciting journey. We’re still growing, thriving and protecting the interests of our members. We’re currently the 8th largest lender in the UK with over 2000 employees. We’re proud to be a building society and part of our vision is to be as simple and straightforward as possible. 

  • The Co-operative Bank
  • Paysafe

 

Industry Team of the Year

  • Kaspersky
  • Refinitiv
  • SaltDNA

 

Consulting Practice of the Year

  • Ankura Consulting
  • EXL Services Holding 
  • Mandiant

 

Not for Profit Team of the Year

  • Absa Cybersecurity Academy

The Absa Cybersecurity Academy was founded to help address the worldwide cybersecurity skills shortage. The three-year programme is aimed at empowering marginalised South African youths who are hungry for opportunities to develop skills that will result in employment. This is a programme that truly makes a difference and changes lives.

  • CyNam
  • National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)
  • UNIAC

 

 Cyber Security Start-Up of the Year

  • Ava, Unified Security

Ava Unified Security provides unparalleled cybersecurity that protects what matters most – your people, data, and reputation. Ava Reveal (formerly Jazz Networks) offers the deepest visibility and immediate end-to-end protection of your organization’s kill chain. Ava’s unified security approach is helping the cyber security industry. Together, our (insider) cyber platform (Ava Reveal) and our physical security platform (Vaion) are uniquely positioned to solve what is probably the most challenging security risk of all—the lack of protection against hybrid attacks.

  • Hook Security
  • iStorm
  • Semperis
  • Sternum
  • ZecOps

 

Best Security Company of the Year – Over 150 staff

  • Agari
  • Attivo Networks
  • BlackBerry
  • CyberProof
  • Contrast Security
  • Deep Instinct
  • FireEye
  • Inspira Enterprise
  • Saviynt
  • Tufin

 

Best security Company of the Year – Under 150 staff

  • BLOCKPHISH
  • Censornet
  • ClearForce
  • CyberSmart
  • DigitalXRAID
  • IRONSCALES
  • Performanta

Performanta has a global footprint with customers in over 50 countries. They  offer a consultative approach to people, process and technology, focusing on security projects in line with adversarial, accidental and environmental business risk. They measure Governance, Risk and Compliance with a kill chain resilience and technology mapping service, 24/7/365 CSOC technical support and products to deliver intelligence and customer value to ensure control over the threat landscape.

  • Redscan
  • SpyCloud
  • Uppsala Security

 

Cyber Awareness Plan of the Year

  • Absa Group Limited

Absa Group Limited is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services companies, with operations in 12 countries. It offers an integrated set of products and services across personal and business banking, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management and insurance.  Absa’s purpose is to bring possibility to life by creating opportunities for its customers to make their possibilities real and supporting them every step of the way. 

  • blue goose
  • DEWA
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • ITV
  • Mastercard
  • SSE Plc
  • The Pension Protection Fund
  • Vodafone

 

Innovative Product of the Year

     

  • BlackFog Privacy, BlackFog

BlackFog is the only product able to block outbound data flow while keeping all the data on the device.  Consisting of multiple layers of defense against ransomware, spyware, malware, phishing, unauthorized data collection and profiling, BlackFog blocks over 24 million threats across mobile and desktop endpoints around the world, protecting organizations’ data and privacy, and strengthening their regulatory compliance.

  • CnSight, TDI
  • CSAS (Cell Site Analysis Software), Forensic Analytics
  • CybSafe, CybSafe
  • DNS Shield, Neustar
  • Jenny, Decipher Cyber
  • SaltDNA, SaltDNA
  • SpyCloud Third Party Insight, SpyCloud
  • Trusted Home, Irdeto

The world leader in digital platform security. Irdeto protects platforms and applications for video entertainment, video games, connected transport and IoT connected industries. Irdeto’s solutions and services enable customers to protect their revenue, create new offerings and fight cybercrime effectively. With more than 50 years of expertise in security, Irdeto’s software security technology and cyberservices protect more than six billion devices and applications for some of the world’s best-known and loved brands. 

  • VaultCore™, Fornetix

 

Innovative Product of the Year – Threat Detection

  • 24/7/365 Threat Detection Prevention and Monitoring (NAZAR), Communicate Technology Plc
  • Agari Active Defense, Agari
  • ATOMICITY—Threat Group Attribution through Machine Learning, FireEye
  • Attivo Networks Endpoint Detection Net (EDN) suite, Attivo Networks
  • ClearForce Resolve, ClearForce
  • Gurucul Unified Security and Risk Analytics, Gurucul
  • IronDome, IronNet Cybersecurity
  • RiskIQ Java Script Threats Module, RiskIQ
  • Secure-D, Upstream Systems
  • White Ops Bot Mitigation Platform, White Ops

 

Innovative Product of the Year – Cloud Based

    

  • Ava Reveal, Ava Unified Security

Ava Unified Security provides unparalleled cybersecurity that protects what matters most – your people, data, and reputation. Ava Reveal (formerly Jazz Networks) offers the deepest visibility and immediate end-to-end protection of your organization’s kill chain. Ava’s unified security approach is helping the cyber security industry. Together, our (insider) cyber platform (Ava Reveal) and our physical security platform (Vaion) are uniquely positioned to solve what is probably the most challenging security risk of all—the lack of protection against hybrid attacks.

  • BitNinja Server Protection, BitNinja Technologies
  • CORE, CyberLumeneer

CORE addresses the growing need for operational efficiency and moinotiring by visualising information that can be confusing and often overwhelming. We do this by providing accurate and action-based reporting and visibility across numerous security controls, through one secure portal. A cloud based, secured by design, modular platform that has been custom built from the ground up. 

  • Cyber AMI, Berea
  • FireEye Cloudvisory, FireEye
  • Imou Ranger IQ, Imou
  • OnDMARC, Red Sift
  • ThreatDetect™ – Managed Detection and Response, Redscan
  • Trusted Home, Irdeto

The world leader in digital platform security. Irdeto protects platforms and applications for video entertainment, video games, connected transport and IoT connected industries. Irdeto’s solutions and services enable customers to protect their revenue, create new offerings and fight cybercrime effectively. With more than 50 years of expertise in security, Irdeto’s software security technology and cyberservices protect more than six billion devices and applications for some of the world’s best-known and loved brands. 

  • VaultCore™, Fornetix

 

Innovative Product of the Year – IoT

  • DNS Shield, Neustar
  • Embedded Integrity Verification (EIV) & Advanced Detection System (ADS), Sternum
  • Imou Ranger IQ, Imou
  • Keyfactor Critical Trust Platform, Keyfactor
  • OREN 1000 & MoT, Managment of Things, Nanolock Security
  • Trusted Home, Irdeto

The world leader in digital platform security. Irdeto protects platforms and applications for video entertainment, video games, connected transport and IoT connected industries. Irdeto’s solutions and services enable customers to protect their revenue, create new offerings and fight cybercrime effectively. With more than 50 years of expertise in security, Irdeto’s software security technology and cyberservices protect more than six billion devices and applications for some of the world’s best-known and loved brands.