Apply to become
Cyber Security Personality of the Year

To apply, we invite you to submit the online form below. You will receive a copy of your response to the email address provided in the form. If you prefer, you can also download the form in Word format and send it to info@cybersecuritycoalition.be.

The application form is also available in French and Dutch version.

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    Outline your contributions in at least one of the following areas

    We recommend being concise and to the point and to limit your input per field to maximum one A4 or about 5,000 characters.

    1. Contribution to cyber resilience of the Belgian economy

    Describe any technological or procedural contributions you have made to increasing cyber resilience in the Belgian economy.

    Describe the initiative(s) or project(s) that sustainably improved cyber security for individuals, businesses or public administrations.

    Describe the impact of your activities. Where possible, please detail and quantify their outcomes. Compare the actual outcomes to the objectives established at the start of the initiative.

    2. Contribution to awareness of the general public

    In general, what is your strategic vision in terms of raising the general public’s awareness of cyber security?

    Describe any initiatives or strategic involvements on you part that either helped raise awareness among the general public or helped promote best practices to specific audiences or to the general public.

    Describe the impact of your activities. Where possible, please detail and quantify their outcomes. Compare the actual outcomes to the objectives established at the start of the initiative.

    3. Contribution to the skills and diversity gap

    In general, what is your strategic vision in terms of how to sustainably close the skills and/or diversity gap?

    Describe any initiatives or strategic involvements on your part that helped reduce the skills and/or diversity gap.

    Describe the impact of your activities. Where possible, please detail and quantify their outcomes. Compare the actual outcomes to the objectives established at the start of the initiative.

    4. Outstanding contribution to Academics and Research

    In general, what is your strategic vision on how to raise the state-of-the art in the cybersecurity field.

    Describe the initiative(s) undertaken or your decisive involvement in Industrial valorization activities (e.i. technology transfer, R&D, patents, etcs) and/or in Scientific valorization activities (e.i. papers, conferences, workshops, etc).

    Describe the initiative(s) undertaken or your decisive involvement in Executive and Academic education activities in domains related to Cybersecurity management, technology, risk and mitigation models.

    5. Outstanding achievements in current professional role as cyber security professionals

    In general, how are you impacting or contributing to the strategic vision of your organization about information security.

    Describe any initiatives or projects that you undertook in the past 24 months to increase your organization’s cyber resilience.

    Describe the impact of your initiatives in improving cyber security for your organization. Where possible, please detail and quantify their outcomes. Compare the actual outcomes to the objectives established at the start of the initiative.

    Describe the initiatives undertaken to help raise the awareness of information security among C-level executives and the board.

    Describe the initiatives undertaken to help raise the awareness of information security among employees.

    Would you like to add anything?

    Please include any additional information that might enhance your nomination or improve the jury’s understanding of your nomination.


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