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The 2021 CyberScoop 50 Awards voting is now closed! Winners have been announced and can be found here.

The CyberScoop 50 Awards celebrates and honors the accomplishments of cybersecurity leaders in both the public and private sector. These men and women are responsible for protecting vital networks, information, and critical infrastructure. Through their hard work, ingenuity, and creativity, they aim to fend off hackers, stay ahead of adversaries and protect American networks.

Big Thinker of the Year
The Big Thinker Award recognizes visionary cyber leaders who generate innovative solutions meant to help solve the kinds of problems that have turned cybersecurity into an issue of national concern. The Big Thinker not only implements these big plans, but has inspired others to take action to make cyberspace safer.

Security Pioneers
The Security Pioneer award is given to established cyber leaders with a track record of success, either in the public or private sector. It’s difficult to push things forward even once, and this winner has done so on multiple occasions.

Community-Builder of the Year
The Community-Builder of the Year award is a prize for cybersecurity-minded leaders who have gone above and beyond to improve the lives, work and careers of other professionals thinking about how to keep data secure.

Government Leadership
The Government Leadership award is a prestigious trophy for transformational leaders who implement new strategies, technologies and programs to help all levels of government function in smarter ways.

Technology Leadership
The Technology Leadership award is given to organizational leaders with a demonstrated ability to think creatively and solve big problems for the betterment of their community.

Cyber Industry Leadership
The Cyber Industry Leadership award is a recognition of leaders in the cybersecurity space whose innovation and passion have benefitted the world of data protection, both in their own organization and beyond.

Most Inspiring Up & Comer
The Most Inspiring Up & Comer award recognizes young leaders early in their career who have done exceptional work, and are on track to be the next generation of leaders in the cybersecurity community.


Individuals: Accomplishments should have occurred between August 2020-present
Programs: Nominated programs must be current government programs

Nominations Close: Friday, August 13, 2021
Voting Opens: Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Voting Closes: Friday, October 8, 2021
Winners Announced: Monday, October 18, 2021


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