Infosecurity Europe
4-6 June 2024
ExCeL London

Infosecurity Europe Hall of Fame 

What is the Infosecurity Europe Hall of Fame?

The Infosecurity Hall of Fame celebrates the achievements and visions of internationally recognised information security luminaries, practitioners and advocates.

The selection process for the Hall of Fame is based on four key criteria. Hall of Fame inductees must:

  • Be an internationally-recognised and respected information security practitioner or advocate.

  • Have made a clear and long-term (10+ years) contribution to the advancement of information security.

  • Have provided intellectual or practical input that has contributed to and accelerated the advancement of information security.

  • Be an engaging thought-leader, demonstrating creativity and originality within information security.

The Infosecurity Magazine and Infosecurity Europe Editorial and Content teams select the Hall of Fame inductee.


Infosecurity Hall of Fame 2024

Stephan Khan was officially selected as the Infosecurity Europe Hall of Fame inductee for 2024.

With over 20 years of experience as an information and cyber security practitioner, Khan has made significant strides in enhancing the security posture of global organisations across various sectors, including financial services, healthcare, and defence. Stephen’s current role is Chief Business Security Information Officer at Cognizant Technology Services.

Throughout his career, Khan has been a staunch advocate for knowledge sharing and mentorship, dedicating himself to coaching and mentoring both senior leaders and young professionals to reach their full potential. He believes people come into the workplace to do their best work, so leaders need to provide a positive empowered culture allowing teams to thrive and deliver the best outcomes through people, process, and technology. 



Becky Pinkard, Managing Director for Global Cyber Operations at Barclays

A security transformation expert and renowned practitioner and commentator on the information security sector who has been working in the industry since 1996. Becky is an active advocate for promoting diversity and inclusion in business and was a co-founder of the ‘We Empower Diversity in Start-ups’ (WEDS) group.

She has been a CyLon mentor since 2017, providing cyber security, operations and client success guidance to entrepreneurs. She also co-hosted a monthly podcast, Cyber Warrior Princess, focused on current cyber security related commentary.


Jenny Radcliffe, Founder & Director, Human Factor Security

Human Factor Security provides assessment and consultancy services to help organisations address the human element of cybersecurity – often seen as the ‘weakest link’ in the chain.

Jenny has a wealth of experience of social engineering and physical infiltration work and is an experienced speaker and leader with great knowledge of the industry.


Wendy Nather, Head of Advisory CISOs, Cisco

A leader and a mentor, Wendy is at the forefront of cyber security, having led IT security for the EMEA region within UBS, as well as for the Texas Education Agency.

She coined the term “Security Poverty Line” in 2011 to describe the complex dynamics that challenge organisations of all sizes, and often speaks to “the chemistry of data” in capturing sudden movements in digital security.


Troy Hunt, Regional Director, Microsoft

Troy was recognised for his contribution to the advancement of information security good practice as an industry advocate through his security research, public education and outreach work. And for creating Have I Been Pwned? enabling non-technical users to discover whether their data has been compromised.


James Lyne, Global Research Advisor

James was recognised for his contribution to security research and to the advancement of information security good practice through his work as an industry advocate and in developing the cyber skills of young people.


  • Professor Mary Aiken, Forensic Cyberpsychologist


  • Brian Honan, Founder & CEO BH Consulting


  • Jack Daniel, Security Strategist


  • Dr Eric Cole, Chief Scientist, Secure Anchor Consulting; Fellow, SANS Institute


  • Mikko Hypponen, Chief Research Officer, F-SECURE
  • Shlomo Kramer, President & CEO, IMPERVA
  • Alan Turing (posthumously), pioneer in Computer Science


  • John Colley
  • Raj Samani 
  • Colonel (Ret’d) John Doody


  • Neira Jones
  • Graham Cluley
  • Rik Ferguson


  • Merlin, Lord Erroll
  • Stephen Bonner
  • Ed Gibson
  • Charlie McMurdie
  • Eugene Kaspersky


  • Dan Kaminsky
  • David Lacey
  • Dr Paul G Dorey
  • Dr. Whitfield Diffie
  • Phil Zimmermann


  • Adam Laurie
  • Professor Fred Piper
  • Alan Paller
  • Bruce Schneier
  • Professor Howard Schmidt

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