UK Cyber Security Association’s CEO & Founder Lisa Ventura Selected as a Finalist in Two Categories in the 2019 Cyber Security Awards

UK Cyber Security Association’s CEO & Founder Lisa Ventura Selected as a Finalist in Two Categories in the 2019 Cyber Security Awards

Lisa Ventura, CEO & Founder of the UK Cyber Security Association, is pleased to announce that she has been selected as finalist in two categories in the 2019 Cyber Security Awards – “Personality of the Year” and “Woman of the Year”.

The Cyber Security Awards were established in 2014, to reward the best individuals, teams and companies within the cyber security industry. Excellence and innovation are core themes, throughout all categories. The Cyber Security Awards team, reviews the industry, looking for the best possible applicants. We encourage all those, who are committed to progressing the industry, to apply. Organizations and people from all over the world are eligible to submit applications including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups, as long as they have a presence within the United Kingdom.

The winners will be announced at the Cyber Security Awards dinner and presentation at the Park Plaza Hotel, Victoria, on the 4 of July 2019.  

Speaking of the news that she is a finalist in two categories, Lisa Ventura, CEO & Found of the UK Cyber Security Association, said: “To be selected as a finalist in two categories in this year’s Cyber Security Awards is a huge honour and I’m proud to be chosen to represent the best of the cyber security industry in this way along with some of the most leading and influential people who are also in the industry. I entered the cyber security industry when it was in its infancy in 2009 when I was PR & Marketing Director and the Chief Operating Officer of a leading Worcester based cyber security software development company, and over the years I’ve seen the industry grow and develop as many look to develop new ways to keep us safe from the growing cyber threat.”

Awards judge Karla Reffold said: “The competition this year is incredibly tough and diverse. This was the toughest year so far to have made the shortlist. There are so many fantastic individuals, innovative products and companies that are doing great things within cyber security.”

For more information please visit https://cybersecurityawards.com/2019-shortlist.

UK Cyber Security Association Named a Winner in Acquisition International Magazine’s 2019 Cyber Security Awards

UK Cyber Security Association Named a Winner in Acquisition International Magazine’s 2019 Cyber Security Awards

Lisa Ventura is proud to announce that the UK Cyber Security Association which she founded has been named a winner in the Most Forward-Thinking National Cyber Security Infrastructure Association 2019 category in Acquisition International Magazine’s 2019 Cyber Security Awards.

Current research predicts that worldwide spending on Cyber Security will rise dramatically in the upcoming years, and this is driven by companies and individual’s innovation and dedication to harden data protection and strive for success, without high standards of Cyber Security. As such, Audience Acquisition have put the Cyber Security Awards in place to honour the companies that have gone above and beyond in this highly competitive sector.

The awards are given solely on merit and are awarded to commend those most deserving for their ingenuity and hard work, distinguishing them from their competitors and proving them worthy of recognition.

Commenting on the win, Lisa Ventura, CEO & Founder of the UK Cyber Security Association said: “We are honoured to receive this award and to be selected in the Most Forward-Thinking National Cyber Security Infrastructure Association category in Audience International Magazine’s 2019 Cyber Security Awards. Cyber security is vital in today’s technology driven market, and we are proud to win this award and be recognised for the hard work we do in raising awareness of the importance of cyber security in business.”

To find out more visit https://www.acq-intl.com/winners/uk-cyber-security-association/, and to find out more about all the winners of this year’s Audience Acquisition Magazine’s Cyber Security Awards visit http://www.acq-intl.com.

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Lisa Ventura Selected as a Finalist in the 2019 SC Awards Europe for Outstanding Contribution to Cyber Security

Lisa Ventura Selected as a Finalist in the 2019 SC Awards Europe for Outstanding Contribution to Cyber Security

I am extremely proud and honoured proud to announce that I am a finalist in the “Outstanding Contribution to Cyber Security” category in this year’s SC Awards Europe, organised and run by SC Media. The glittering awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday 4 June 2019 at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London.

The “Outstanding Contribution to Cyber Security” award category is new to SC Awards Europe and I am proud to stand alongside the following other cyber security industry professionals who have also been chosen for their commitment and contribution to the industry:

Dr Kevin Jones – Airbus
Ian Glover – CREST
Rodney Joffe – Neustar
Stu Hirst – Photobox
Martin Smith – The Security Company (International)

With cyber security being a mainstream concern today for everyone, the SC Awards Europe have been set up to honour those who are pioneers in the industry and to showcase the products or services that should be focused on to help prevent cyber-attacks. The independent judges of the SC Awards Europe help this process by indicating which companies, products and service offerings stand out from the crowd.

Each entrant is considered by the judges against a range of criteria. Every finalist will have demonstrated to the judges that they are top of the game in cyber security and can defeat our adversaries. For that alone I am humbled to be included as a finalist in the “Outstanding Contribution to Cyber Security” category.

For more information about the awards please visit https://www.scawardseurope.com/.

Lisa Ventura to Chair a Panel Discussion at the 2019 Cloud & Cyber Expo

Lisa Ventura to Chair a Panel Discussion at the 2019 Cloud & Cyber Expo

Lisa Ventura is delighted to announce that she has been invited to Chair a panel discussion at this year’s “Cloud & Cyber Security Expo” on 12 March 2019 at ExCel London.

The “Cloud & Cyber Security Expo” takes place on March 12/13 and aims to deliver a world-class programme of solutions focused content, case studies, speakers and a huge exhibition floor of providers.  Their ethos is to provide content aimed at telling you all you need to know to stay safe in a hostile digital space.

Lisa will be joining over 150 of the world’s leading suppliers delivering services and solutions critical to your cloud security including Barracuda, ESET, Symantec, GlobalSign, Sophos, Duo Security, Neustar, McAfee, Avast, Bitdefender, Fortinet, DarkTrace, Echoworx, CrowdStrike, Trend Micro, Palo Alto and many more. Over 150 expert speakers will share insight and inspiration including Pepsico, Barclays, GSK, National Trust, Photobox, Twitter and Sainsbury’s.

Lisa will chair a panel discussion entitled “Securing Against Emerging Tech” on Tuesday 12 March 2019 at 11.55am in the Keynote Theatre. Emerging technologies bring their own risks, some of which are still to be discovered, and in this panel discussion you will hear how the largest organisations created a strategic plan to support the use of emerging technology, continually evaluate the risks and learn lessons from their mistakes. Panellists so far include Adri Purkayastha, Head of Technology and Risk Analytics from BNP Paribas plus many more,

Find out more about the “Cloud & Security Expo” and secure your place for the event here.

Proud to be Nominated in Acquisition International’s 2019 Cyber Security Awards

Proud to be Nominated in Acquisition International’s 2019 Cyber Security Awards

I am proud to announce that I have been nominated in Acquisition International’s 2019 Cyber Security Awards, with the winners being announced on 22 April 2019, for my work with the UK Cyber Security Association.

The Cyber Security Awards are a new set of awards launched by Acquisition International. As the importance and reliance on digital technology rises amongst society, the need for a secure environment for this to take place also rises. This is where the importance of Cyber Security cannot go unnoticed, as it has recently been described as one of the fastest-growing industries across the globe and is a fundamental feature of all developing technology and software. It is due to this that Acquisition International have launched the awards.

More information can be found about the awards here – https://www.acq-intl.com/awards/cyber-security-awards/.