Awards

TrophyI’ve been lucky enough to win some awards, which I will now brag about:

  • 2019 – Nominated: The Legends of CyberSecurity – Grand Prix for best overall security blog/strong> at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2019 – Nominated: Best Cybersecurity podcast/strong> at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2019 – Nominated: The Best Tweeter/strong> at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2019 – Nominated: The Most Entertaining Blog/strong> at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2019 – Nominated: The Most Educational Blog for user awareness at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2019 – Nominated: Most Entertaining Security Blog at RSA Security Blogger Awards
  • 2019 – Winner: Cyber Security Blog of the Year at 4D Awards
  • 2018 – Winner: Best Security Podcast at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2018 – Nominated: Best Personal Security Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2018 – Nominated: Best European Personal Security Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2018 – Nominated: Most Entertaining Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2018 – Nominated: Most Educational Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2018 – Nominated: Best EU Security Tweeter at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2018 – Nominated: Grand Prix Prize: Best Overall Security Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2018 – Nominated: Best European Security Podcast at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2018 – Nominated: Most Entertaining Security Blog at RSA Security Blogger Awards
  • 2018 – Top Ten Information Security Thought Leaders at Infosec Institute.
  • 2017 – Winner: Best IT Security Blog at SysAdmin Blog Awards
  • 2017 – Winner: Most Entertaining Security Blog at RSA Security Blogger Awards
  • 2016 – Winner: Best Security Video Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2016 – Nominated: Best Corporate Security Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2016 – Nominated: Best European Corporate Security Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2016 – Nominated: Most Entertaining Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2016 – Nominated: Most Educational Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2016 – Nominated: Best EU Security Tweeter at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2016 – Nominated: Grand Prix Prize for the Best Overall Security Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2016 – Top 10 CyberSecurity Twitter profiles by Dark Reading.
  • 2016 – Winner: EMEA Cybersecurity Educator of the Year at the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards
  • 2016 – Winner: Most Entertaining Security Blog at RSA Security Blogger Awards
  • 2016 – Nominated: Most Educational Security Blog at RSA Security Blogger Awards
  • 2016 – The World’s Top IT Security Influencers by CISO Platform
  • 2015 – Winner: Tech Blogger of the year at the Bloggers’ Lounge Awards
  • 2015 – Winner: Best Security Blog at the Bytes that Rock Awards
  • 2015 – Winner: Most Educational Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2015 – Nominated: Best European Corporate Security Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2015 – Nominated: Grand Prix Prize for the Best Overall Security Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2015 – Winner: Most Entertaining Security Blog at RSA Security Blogger Awards
  • 2015 – Top 25 Influencers in Security by Tripwire
  • 2014 – Winner: Best Speaker at AVAR 2014, Sydney, Australia
  • 2014 – Winner: Best New Security Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2014 – Nominated: Best Corporate Security Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2014 – Nominated: Best Personal Security Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2014 – Nominated: Most Entertaining Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2014 – Nominated: Most Educational Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2014 – Nominated: Best EU Security Tweeter at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2014 – Nominated: Grand Prize for Best Overall Security Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2014 – Nominated: Most Educational Security Blog at RSA Security Blogger Awards
  • 2013 – Winner: Best Overall Security Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2013 – Winner: Best Corporate Security Blog at EU Security Blogger Awards
  • 2013 – Winner: Best Corporate Security Blog at RSA Security Blogger Awards
  • 2012 – Winner: Best Corporate Security Blog at RSA Security Blogger Awards
  • 2012 – Winner: Hermes Platinum Award for Sophos Naked Security publicity campaign
  • 2011 – Top 25 Influencers in Security by Tripwire
  • 2011 – Ranked 7th Most Powerful Voice in Security by Sys-Con Media
  • 2011 – Winner: Most Educational Security Blog at RSA Security Blogger Awards
  • 2011 – Winner: Best Security Blogger, SC Magazine Awards, San Francisco
  • 2011 – Inducted into the InfoSecurity Europe Hall of Fame
  • 2010 – Winner: Best IT Security Blog at Computer Weekly/IBM Blog Awards
  • 2010 – Runner-up: Best Security Blogger, SC Magazine Awards, San Francisco
  • 2010 – Winner: Twitter User of the Year, Computer Weekly/IBM Blog Awards
  • 2009 – Winner: Best of the Best Blogs, Computer Weekly/IBM Blog Awards
  • 2009 – Winner: Twitter User of the Year, Computer Weekly/IBM Blog Awards
  • 2009 – Winner: IT Security Blogger of the Year, Computer Weekly/IBM Blog Awards
  • 2009 – Honorary Mention: “Top 10 Greatest Britons in IT history”

And here are some nice things people have said about me.