Visionary Leadership Awards

Congratulations to the 2019 Visionary Leadership Award Recipients: Mary Frantz, CEO, Enterprise Knowledge Partners; Andrew Borene, Director Homeland Security Program at George Mason University Law School; Jerrod Montoya, Deputy CISO, OATI, President, InfraGard; Mike Kijewski, CEO MedCrypt; Tony Sager, Senior Vice President & Chief Evangelist, Center for Internet Security; John Israel, Security Operations Manager – Security Operations Center (SOC), Incident Response, and Forensics, State of Minnesota; Jodie Kautt, Vice President, Cyber Security, Target Corp. Not Pictured: Dr. Chris Veltos, Professor, Minnesota State University Mankato; Suzanne Spaulding, Senior Advisor, Homeland Security, International Security Program, CSIS

JOIN US TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2020, AT THE VISIONARY LEADERSHIP AWARDS DINNER.

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 27th, 2020. Along with recognition for their accomplishments, award recipients will get a brief opportunity to share their innovative strategies with other visionaries at our third annual gala event.

NOMINATE A 2020 VISIONARY LEADER

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.

Nominations close Monday 7/20/20

REGISTER TO ATTEND

Tuesday, October 27, 6:00-9:00 pm
Join us for a festive edition of the Visionary Leadership Awards Dinner featuring an inaugural musical performance from the “Note-orious Musical Hacks”!

The awards recognize innovative people at all levels who help develop and foster strategies to protect critical systems and data. 

RESERVE A CORPORATE TABLE

Includes: Reserved table for 8 at Leadership Award Dinner, access to Networking Reception prior to Dinner and logo/name included in Award Dinner program. 


Thank you to our Corporate Table Sponsors


Sponsorship Opportunities

To learn about available sponsorship opportunities, contact Jennifer Churchill at 763-548-1306 or jennifer.churchill@eventshows.com.