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What is Cyber Security Game Changers?

Cyber Security Game Changers is an initiative conducted by EC-Council, the world’s leading Cyber security certification body, to celebrate the spirit of excellence, innovation and leadership in the Cyber Security domain. The initiative provides a platform for the distinguished professionals to showcase how they have transformed the common rules, processes, strategies, and made a difference in the Cyber Security domain through new ideas and approaches, generating tangible results.

Nomination Process

Create a write-up of not more than 500 words on your illustrious journey citing achievements where you:

  • Mitigated risk to your organization, government, and/or individuals in the Cyber security domain
  • Used your nimble, creative mind to create a technology to handle important security challenges
  • Demonstrated innovative, initiative-driven leadership to drive a program to strengthen the security posture of your organization

Submit your write-up by clicking here on or before July 3, 2017.

Evaluation Process

  • Creativity and/or leadership
  • Utilization of technology to achieve results
  • Impact of those efforts on your organization, industry, or community


The write-ups shortlisted by our jury panel will be recognized at EC-Council’s 3rd Annual CISO Summit 2017 to be held on 14th July, 2017, at The Lalit, Mumbai, India.

Eligibility Criteria

  • You should be performing leadership roles in security as a CISO, CIO, CTO, CSO, Security Head, or equivalent.
  • A major component of your job should be related to Information Security/Cyber Security.
  • You should be from Indian private or public sector, and located in India
  • Entries are encouraged from – but not limited to – the following areas:
    • Incident response
    • Threat intelligence
    • Internet of Things/IoE
    • Mobile malware
    • Social media
    • Third party attacks
    • DDoS
    • APTs
    • Cloud security
    • Application security
    • Security Analytics
    • Security Operations
    • Fighting cybercrime
    • Vendor/third-party Security
    • Phishing and social engineering
    • Cyber Forensics
    • Insider threat
    • Cyber Security Awareness
    • Threat detection
    • Critical infrastructure protection
    • Any other emerging areas

Jury Panel

Our jury panel includes some of the brightest stars in the Cyber Security domain, including foremost innovators and thought leaders whose contributions and technical judgments are highly regarded.

The Jury Board Members Include:

  • Adv. Prashant Mali, President, Cyber Law Consulting
  • Subrahmanya Gupta Boda, Chief Cyber Security Officer, EC-Council
  • Brijesh Datta, Senior VP and CISO, Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited
  • G. Gopalakrishna, Founder and Former Executive Director, RBI Working Group on Cyber security and Independent Director, Dena Bank
  • Arbinder Chatwal, Director & Head of Advisory Services, BDO Southapmton

Cyber Security Game Changers Recognition Ceremony

When & Where

Date – Friday, July 14, 2017
Ceremony – 6.30 PM – 7.30 PM
Cocktail Dinner Follows
Majestic Ballroom – I, The Lalit Mumbai

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Whom to contact?

Rahul Arora

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +91-40-4994-9138

Mobile: +91 99992-45110