The One to Watch in IT Security

This award recognises a ‘rising star’ of the IT security industry: someone early in their career who has already made a significant contribution to the industry and shows promise they will go on to greater achievement. They should have already demonstrated excellence and innovation in IT security, and the submission should highlight the talents and achievements that mark them out as having potential for greatness in the industry.


Please answer the questions below to the best of your knowledge. Remember, entries are judged solely on the answers to these questions. So give your nominee the best chance you can. Self-nominations are acceptable. Please limit each answer to 300 words.


Q1  Please detail their accomplishments to date that you believe demonstrate unrealised and unique potential.

Q2  What challenges have they overcome to achieve those outcomes?

Q3  What impact have they had on the wider industry, beyond the environment in which they work/study?

Q4  How are they demonstrating excellence and innovation in the industry?

Q5  What plans do they have for the future that will support their continued commitment and dedications to the security industry. Eg, personal career goals, education and personal development, vision for the industry? (Mainly for self-nominations)

Q6 What do they love about the security industry?