Search Begins for UK’s Cyber Security Unsung Heroes
The Security Serious cyber awareness campaign has opened nominations for the third annual cyber security Unsung Heroes awards
The awards also recognise the unsung heroes who are involved in cyber security education, journalism, sales and working with law enforcement who have consistently demonstrated their dedication to IT security.
The week, which coincides with European Cyber Security Awareness Month, is dedicated to events put on by cyber security experts to encourage others to take cyber security more seriously.
Nominations in 14 categories should be submitted as soon as possible via email by stating the nominee’s name, email address, the category he/she is being nominated for and the reasons for the nomination in 500 words or less.
The Unsung Heroes Awards, started by Eskenzi PR, Smile on Fridays and the IT Security Guru, are backed by the cyber security industry from certification bodies such as Crest to major corporations like Canon and Publicis Groupe as well as suppliers like CyberArk, Cybereason, Operatix, Janrain, Intelisecure, Mimecast and Gigamon. The sponsorship ensures that that awards are free to enter and free to attend.
“Our unique format means that people can nominate their customers, colleagues, friends or professors to be recognised for the fantastic - but often thankless - work they do behind the scenes,” said Yvonne Eskenzi, director of Eskenzi PR and founder of Security Serious.
“The Unsung Heroes awards are about unearthing new talent and thanking all those incredible IT security professionals who work tirelessly behind the scenes doing great work. We also want to encourage new talent into the industry and show them how rewarding a career in cyber security can be.”
The categories are listed below:
- Fraud Fighter
- Captain Compliance
- Godfather of Security
- Cyber Writer
- Security Avengers (team)
- Best Security Awareness Campaign
- Security Leader/Mentor
- Apprentice/Rising Star
- Best Ethical Hacker/Pen-Tester
- Best Educator
- Data Guardian
- SecDevOps Trailblazer
- Cyber Security Sales Leader
The final category is CISO Supremo, with awards recognising excellence in the CISO role in a range of industry sectors, including retail, critical infrastructure, finance, manufacturing, media and entertainment, charity, and telecoms.
- Cyber Channel Manager
- Up to £150,000 OTE
Cyber Channel Manager, South East, Cyber Vendor £150,000 OTE Cyber Channel Manager needed to establish (build upon existing), expand and then enable a sales channel for a Cyber Vendor. Current experience in building / onboarding channel partner (MSSP, Reseller, Integrator, etc) is essential, as is experience in enabling channel partners sales. (training, awareness, training, sales strategies etc). This is a key and strategic hire for the business. Must be commutable to the Reading / London area. All details kept in confidence.
- Cloud Presales Consultant
- Up to £90,000 + OTE
Cloud Presales Consultant London Up to £90,000 Base + OTE A Cloud Presales Consultant is needed to join a London based over achieving business who are leading the way with innovations in Cloud engineering. The Cloud Presales Consultant will responsible for providing technical support to the sales team. The Cloud Presales Consultant must have current experience designing and presenting cloud and other IT infrastructure solutions to high end enterprise clients. Other responsibilities include; responding to RFIs & RFPs, understanding customer requirements, high level network architecture & design and technical handover to implementation teams. Requirements Current experience within a Presales / Solutions Consultant role Technical knowledge and experience with IT Infrastructure and cloud solutions such as Azure, AWS, Office 365, GCP etc Currently/Recently working for an IT Services business’s consulting to enterprise (FTSE250) clients.
- Cyber Incident Response Consultant, Italy
- Up to €60,000
Cyber Incident Response Consultant, Italy Up to €60,000 Cyber Incident Response Consultant is needed to join a global consultancy whose cyber business unit are continuing to their investment in the growth of their team. The Cyber Incident Response Consultant role is client facing that will join an award-winning team that deliver varied, interesting and often challenging work to a wide range of prestigious clients. The Cyber Incident Response Consultant MUST have current experience taking a client through the complete IR / triage process and have a blend of both technical and commercial (identifying and developing new business opportunities within a client) Proactive Incident response, forensics and eDiscovery experience is a MUST. The Cyber Incident Response Consultant must be happy to travel. Key attributes should also include; stakeholder engagement, mentoring of team members, a collaborative working style. Technical experience must include; demonstrable experience within an cyber incident response, Forensic, cyber etc. Additional certifications could / should include GIAC certified (Intrusion analyst, incident handler, forensic handler) Any of the following are very desirable also CREST Certified Network Intrusion Analyst (CCNIA) CREST Certified Host Intrusion Analyst (CCHIA) CREST Certified Malware Reverse Engineer (CCMRE) CREST Practitioner Intrusion Analyst (CPIA) Career development and the opportunity to influence, apply today for more information.
- Data Consultant
- Up to £90,000 Base
Data Consultant Location: London Salary: Up to £90,000 basic DD7692 A leading Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Provider who is looking for a Data Consultant, based in London. Experience with GCP or other similar platforms (AWS, AZURE etc), experience with GCP technologies as well as experience with Machine Learning, Data Mining and Data Analytics. The Data Consultant will be responsible for design solutions for customers and providing technical knowledge in customer meetings. Ideally, the Data Consultant will have experience transforming the way companies work by building company-centric solutions on the Google Cloud Platform or similar cloud platforms. Our client is a Premier Google Cloud Partner, offering an exciting opportunity to work with innovative technology whilst giving you the chance to grow and develop your career. You will have the opportunity to benefit from a number of training courses at several Google locations.