Lisa Ventura is delighted to announce that she is the winner of the Computing Security Excellence “Security Woman of the Year” award.

This award is dedicated to recognising the talent, leadership and contribution of women in IT. Whether working at the top level of security in an organisation, or as a key member of a team endeavour, this prize highlights exceptional women in the UK security industry.

The shortlist for this award consisted of: 

  • Andjela Djukanovic – KPMG
  • Lisa Ventura – UK Cyber Security Association
  • Elisabetta Zaccaria – Secure Chorus
  • Jaya Baloo – Avast
  • Nicola Jakeman – Orange Cyberdefense
  • Adenike Cosgrove – Proofpoint
  • May Mitchell – BlackBerry
  • Rachelle Reid – Allstate
  • Anastasia Grishina – Positive Technologies
  • Natasja Bolton – Sysnet Global Solutions

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Lisa Ventura is an award-winning Cyber Security consultant and is the CEO and Founder of the UK Cyber Security Association (UKCSA), a membership association that is dedicated raising awareness and educating small businesses, SME’s, large corporate companies and the general public as to the importance of cyber security. Lisa is also a thought leader, author and keynote speaker and has been published in various publications globally. She is fascinated by all things related to nuclear war and loves dogs, the gym/keep fit, the rock band Queen, Freddie Mercury, sci-fi, films and TV series from the 1980s, especially American soap operas such as Dallas, Falcon Crest, Dynasty and Knots Landing.