Cyber Outstanding Security Performance Awards


The 2023 Cyber Outstanding Security Performance Awards (Cyber OSPAs) are now open for nominations, marking the beginning of the search for the most outstanding cybersecurity professionals, companies, and products across the world.

The Cyber OSPAs recognise exceptional performance in the cybersecurity industry and promote best practice in the field.

Entry is open until the 5 September and nominations are free to submit. A panel of independent global cybersecurity experts will review the nominations and select the finalists and winners for each category.

Nominations are invited in the following categories:

  • Outstanding Chief Information Security Officer
  • Outstanding Cyber Security Professional
  • Outstanding Cyber Security Team
  • Outstanding Cyber Security Consultant
  • Outstanding Customer Service Initiative
  • Outstanding Cyber Security Training/Awareness Initiative
  • Outstanding Cyber Security Partnership
  • Outstanding Police/Law Enforcement Initiative
  • Outstanding Young Cyber Security Professional
  • Outstanding New Cyber Security Product
  • Outstanding Cyber Security Equipment Manufacturer
  • Lifetime Achievement

Winners of the Cyber OSPAs will be revealed at a gala dinner to take place following a Thought Leadership Summit, organised in association with SASIG, at the Novotel London West on Thursday, 11 January 2024.

Founder of the OSPAs, Professor Martin Gill said: “Since the awards were launched three years ago, we have seen a significant increase in the number of nominations submitted from around the world. It is humbling that many Cybersecurity companies and professionals recognise the ethical principles on which these awards are based, and regard winning a Cyber OSPA as one of the most prestigious accolades to be awarded.”