Visionary Leadership Awards Dinner & Nominations

JOIN US FOR THE 2021 VISIONARY LEADERSHIP AWARDS

With an onslaught of increasingly sophisticated threats, cyber security programs now rely on an ecosystem that includes visionary leadership on many fronts. The Cyber Security Summit has given awards to top leaders in industry, government, and academia for several years. The Cyber Security Summit plans to recognize the award recipients at a Visionary Leaders Awards Dinner, hosted on the evening of October 25th, 2021. Along with recognition for their accomplishments, award recipients will get a brief opportunity to share their innovative strategies with other visionaries at our second annual gala event.

Award Categories:

Visionary Academic Leader. This award will recognize the leader of a pioneering cyber security academic program. Award nominations will be considered from academic leaders or security practitioners.

Visionary Application Security Leader. This award will recognize a security practitioner or team that demonstrates innovation and outstanding oversight of an application security program. Award nominations will be considered from security practitioners, including members of the Twin Cities OWASP chapter.

Visionary Global Leader. This award will recognize a person who has advanced the cause of cybersecurity on a global scale. Award nominations will be considered from academic leaders and security practitioners.

Visionary Governance Champion. This award will recognize a C-suite leader, board member, or elected official who recognizes the cyber security value proposition and serves as a champion for the information security program. Award nominations will be considered from security practitioners.

Visionary IT Audit Leader. This award will recognize a technology audit practitioner or team that provides outstanding cyber security assessment services. Award nominations will be considered from security practitioners and members of the Twin Cities ISACA chapter.

Visionary Security Awareness Program Leader. This award will recognize a security practitioner or team that demonstrates outstanding oversight of an innovative security awareness program. Award nominations will be considered from security practitioners.

Visionary Security Operations Leader. This award will recognize a security practitioner or team that demonstrates innovation and outstanding oversight of security operational areas, such as monitoring, vulnerability management, incident response, or access control. Award nominations will be considered from security practitioners.

Visionary Security Program and Oversight Leader. This award will recognize a CISO who uses innovative tools and techniques to continuously improve a complex cyber security program. Award nominations will be considered from security practitioners and governance champions.

Visionary Student:  This award is designated to recognize a student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and/or contributions.  Nomination consideration by professors or internship leaders.

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