Now Accepting Nominations for the 2017 Technical Excellence in Cyber Security Award
The 2017 Cyber Security Technical Excellence Award recognizes technical excellence in cyber security and will be presented at the 10th Annual National Cyber Security Summit. This summit is the premier IT security and information management conference in the southeast focused on critical issues facing information security today. Now in its 10th year, the conference brings together over 1500 cyber security professionals from the public and private sectors. For more information, visit

Award Objective: This Cyber Security award recognizes individuals who exemplify technical excellence in cyber security through individual contributions to cyber security programs and their achievements in the cyber security field.

Award Criteria: Nominees will be evaluated on the basis of demonstrated technical contribution, high ethical principles, and collaborative efforts across numerous cybersecurity domains. Each nomination must be accompanied with a written description of how the nominee has successfully met those criteria. Past or present members of the NACISSA Board of Directors are not eligible for this award. Nominations may be in narrative or bulleted format but should be kept under 1,000 words.

Award Period and Nomination Deadline: Accomplishments will be for the period of 1 Jan 2017 – 31 Dec 2017. Nominations should be emailed to and must be received NLT 30 April 2018.

Awards Presentation: The North Alabama Chapter of ISSA will present the 2017 Cyber Awards at the 10th Annual National Cyber Security Summit to be held on the 5th – 7th of June 2018 in Huntsville, Alabama.

Guidelines for Nominators: We suggest third-party nominators notify the nominee before submitting a nomination. Individuals are welcome to nominate themselves.

Selection Committee: The 2017 National Cyber Summit selection Committee comprised of senior technology leaders will review nominations for completeness and content as well as select the award winners.

Download the nomination form.
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Stephen Pratt
Posted On Monday, March 5, 2018
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