About the Young CISO Awards
Who can be nominated for the Young CISO award?
Individuals 35 years as of December 2021
The Young CISO Network searches for extraordinary people who go beyond the call of duty to make an impact in the work place and in the industry
Can I nominate myself?
Self-nominations are strongly discouraged.
If you are nominating a colleague or you intend nominating an industry influencer, we suggest such persons are notified before you submit your nominations
When will the Award be presented
Recognizing Excellence in Cyber Security
The Young CISO Award covers works of excellence for 2021. Awards will be presented at the Award Grand Event holding March 2022
What are the eligibility requirements?
You are Eligible
The Awards is open to all young professionals living in Africa and the diaspora; professionals in science, information technology and cyber security
What are the Award Categories
The Young CISO Awards program recognizes honorees in the Seven (7) major categories
Determining the winner
Nominees are considered based on carefully considered criteria
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
Do you know an individual who have displayed extraordinary initiative?
How to Participate
The public is encouraged to nominate candidate via our online nomination page
Nominated candidates are required to formally acceptance their nomination offer
At this stage, nominee registers to participate at the awards
All available information about the nominee are compiled and presented for step 6
At this stage the event opens for popular votes. The public will cast vote for their proffered candidate
At this stage, panel of judges evaluate all information and votes casted for each nominee. Award winners emerges!
Do you know an individual
who has displayed extraordinary initiative?
The Young CISO network give considerable attention to inspiring young professionals for organizational and community service.