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Young CISO
Award Grand
Event 2022

March 10, 2022 | Four Points
by Sheraton Hotel

AFRICA | WELCOME

Award Program

Each year, The Young CISO Network searches for extraordinary professionals who go beyond the call of duty to make an impact in the work place and in the industry.

Any individual that has displayed extraordinary initiative contributing to the knowledge and practice in the field of cybersecurity is eligible to be nominated.  

Do you know an individual
who has displayed extraordinary initiative?

Young CISO of the Year Awards | BY INVITATION ONLY

The Awards is open to all young professionals living in Africa and the diaspora; professionals in science, information technology and cyber security, age 35 and under as of December 2021.  


What are desired qualities
for Award Recipients?

We are looking for Individual that have distinguished him/herself in supporting mission critical goals; individuals who have contributed to industry initiatives.

Desired Qualities of Award Winners

The following are the desired qualities for the award winners:

  • supported the course of endearing innovation,
  • has helped solve complex or critical problem, 
  • seized an opportunity to create or revolutionize idea towards national cyber security and technology development.
  • Also, in line the state or county cyber security regulation, we expect our participants should have reflected the values of regulatory institution of the nation, state or county where they reside
  • Individuals must have built stronger relationship with colleagues in the industry, and
  • Have contributed to knowledge and practice in the field of cybersecurity.

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How to Participate

Step-by-Step Instructions:
The steps involved from candidate nomination to attending the Award Grand Event!

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Judging Process


Panel of Judges
All completed nominations will be reviewed by our panel of judges; these are recognized leaders, senior level executives and experts in their fields

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Frequently Asked


Frequently Asked Questions
You have a question, not to worry, we have answers. Get access to our Frequently Asked Questions Database

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Past Award Winners


Confidence Staveley

Oriyomi Fowler

Adaora Nene Nwodo

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