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EC-Council Foundation cordially invites you to nominate yourself or a worthy peer for our Information Security Awards Gala! EC-Council Foundation wants to celebrate the best ethical hackers, penetration testers, security analysts, and executives in information security. If you have contributed to information security in an outstanding way, consider nominating yourself! EC-Council Foundation wants to celebrate your achievements, innovations, and hard work!

Finalists and winners will be honored at the black tie, invitation only event on September 14, 2016. Nominations will be accepted through August 15th, 2016.

Ethical Hacker of the Year

The Ethical Hacker of the Year Award intends to spotlight outstanding achievements in ethical hacking. Nomination narratives should include details about the achievement, the positive impact the project had on both the organization involved as well as the information security industry as a whole. Only nominations outlining specific achievements will be considered.

Forensics Analyst of the Year

The Forensics Analyst of the Year Award is intended to spotlight outstanding achievements in digital forensics. Nomination narratives should include details about a specific project/achievement and how the techniques used or results positively impacted the organization involved and the information security industry as a whole. Only nominations outlining specific achievements will be considered.

Pen Tester of the Year

The Pen Tester of the Year Award is intended to spotlight outstanding achievements in penetration testing. Nomination narratives should include details about a specific project/achievement and how the techniques used or results positively impacted the organization involved and the information security industry as a whole. Only nominations outlining specific achievements will be considered.

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Ethical Hacker of the YearForensics Analyst of the YearPen Tester of the Year

Ethical Hacker of the Year

ZechariahAkinpeluZechariah Oluleke Akinpelu

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AliTabish-1Ali Tabish

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Forensics Analyst of the Year

YamikaniYamikani Gogo Wilfred Hauya
CEH, CHFI
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Ahmed FawzyAhmed Fawzy
Information Security Manger, Raya Corporation
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Pen Tester of the Year

JonathanPazJonathan Paz

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SrinivasanSrinivasan M.S,
Technical Security Assessment Professional
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BasemHelmyBasem Helmy

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2016CISOAwards

CCISO of the Year

This award, available only to EC-Council Certified CISOs (C|CISOs), recognizes an individual’s outstanding work in information security. We will be honoring one C|CISO who has contributed to the information security industry, shown tremendous professional growth and achievement, and has promoted strong, innovative security practices. When submitting your nomination package for this award, please be sure to include a summary of your work and career advancement over the last year, how you have positively impacted the information security industry. Your entry will be evaluated by a panel of highly qualified information security executives, so make sure that what you present will impress your audience.

CISO of the Year

This award, available only to Information Security Executives (VP, CISO, etc.), recognizes an individual’s outstanding work in information security. We will be honoring one executive who has contributed to the information security industry, shown tremendous professional growth and achievement, and has promoted strong, innovative security practices. When submitting your nomination package for this award, please be sure to include a summary of your work and career advancement over the last year and how you have positively impacted the information security industry. Your entry will be evaluated by a panel of highly qualified information security executives, so make sure that what you present will impress your audience.

Innovative Security Project of the Year

This award is intended to recognize the most innovative security project of the year. The nomination must include the following details:

  • Brief description of the project and its goals
  • How the project supported the business/organization by being:
    • Cost effective
    • Impactful to the business or security operations
    • Creative in its use or creation of new models
    • Groundbreaking
  • Measurable – please include statistics on how the project impacted budget, time, or other measurable indicators.
Most Improved Information Security Program of the Year

This award is intended to recognize improvements in information security programs that have made use of innovative strategies to bring value quickly to a security program and the overall business/organization’s goals. The nomination must include the following:

  • A baseline of the security program before improvements including measurable indicators
  • The methods used to improve the program
  • Challenges encountered and the solutions implemented to overcome them A thorough analysis of the program after improvements were implemented including measurable indicators