The Infosecurity Hall of Fame celebrates the achievements of internationally recognised information security visionaries, luminaries, practitioners and advocates.
Infosecurity Hall of Fame
We are delighted to welcome Wendy Nather, Head of Advisory CISOs, Cisco to the Hall of Fame and join a list of renowned information security personalities professionals.
Wendy is recognised as a leader, influencer and mentor, at the forefront of cyber security; serving as a CISO in both the private and public sectors. She led IT security for the EMEA region of the investment banking division of Swiss Bank Corporation (now 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 has spoken about “the chemistry of data” to capture the sudden changes in security requirements in the digital world.
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The Infosecurity Magazine and Infosecurity Europe Editorial and Content teams select the Hall of Fame inductee. The selection process 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 (over 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 original thinking in information 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
Mary was recognised for her outstanding contribution to the advancement of information security as the world's leading expert in Forensic Cyberpsychology, her work as an advocate and educator in information security and her role in raising the profile of the information security sector.
- 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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