Hosted by Eskenzi PR and sponsored by KnowBe4 and Qualys, the European Cybersecurity Blogger Awards has announced this year’s winners and runners-up. The awards returned as an in-person event on the first evening of Infosecurity Europe (21st of June 2022) at Tapa Tapa restaurant right next to ExCel, following a two-year virtual hiatus over the pandemic. In its ninth year running, attendees were invited to celebrate some of the best bloggers, vloggers, podcasters and social media personalities in cybersecurity with free drinks and tapas-style canapés.
Nominated by members of the public, the finalists were then voted on by peers and judged by an esteemed panel industry experts, including Jenny Radcliffe, the people hacker, Human Factor Security; James Coker, reporter, Infosecurity Magazine; Javvad Malik, lead security awareness advocate, KnowBe4; Paul Baird, UK Chief Technical Security Officer, Qualys; and Yvonne Eskenzi, co-founder and director, Eskenzi PR.
The winners for each of the 11 categories are as follows:
- The n00bs – Best New Cybersecurity Podcast: Two Cyber Chicks (WINNER)
- The n00bs – Best New, Up-and-Coming Cybersecurity Blog: Red Hot Cyber (WINNER)
- The Corporates – Best Cybersecurity Vendor Blog: The Daily Swig (WINNER); Blackberry (RUNNER UP)
- The Corporates – The Best Vendor Cybersecurity Podcast: Malicious Life – Cybereason (WINNER)
- The Underdogs – The Best Non-Vendor Cybersecurity Podcast: Host Unknown (WINNER); Down the Security Rabbithole (RUNNER UP)
- The Underdogs – Best Personal (non-vendor) Security Blog: Security Affairs (WINNER); Borns IT-und Windows Blog (RUNNER UP)
- The Vlogger – The Best Cybersecurity Video OR Cybersecurity Video Blog: Ian Murphy (WINNER)
- The Tech Whizz – Best Technical Blog: Borns IT-und Windows Blog (WINNER)
- The Teacher – Most Educational Blog for User Awareness: Security Queens (WINNER)
- The Entertainer – Most Entertaining Blog: Smashing Security (WINNER)
- The Influencer – Person Most Impactful on Social Media: Daniel Card (WINNER), Jorge Litvin (RUNNER UP)
“It is fantastic that we have reached almost a decade running the European Cybersecurity Blogger Awards. Every year we get to learn about newly-established blogs emerging across Europe, as well as veteran blogs continuing to amass a dedicated following,” said Yvonne Eskenzi, co-founder and director, Eskenzi PR. “These content creators are pivotal to educating the cybersecurity community as well as the wider public, which makes opportunities like this, to come together and recognise their hard work, so wonderful!”
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