Recognizing excellence in IT / Cyber security

Security Leadership Summit & Awards

Welcome to the Security Leadership Summit and National Award for Excellence in Infosec and Cyber Security, the most anticipated event of the year! In 2023, as the cybersecurity landscape faces unprecedented challenges, this event aims to celebrate and recognize the exceptional contributions of CISOs and security leaders who have demonstrated proactive and visionary leadership.

The event is centered around honoring individuals who have excelled in implementing innovative security solutions within their organizations. We seek to showcase the achievements of those who have transformed their enterprises with effective security structures, particularly in industries like finance, energy, healthcare, and more.

If you are a CISO or a security leader who has played a pivotal role in safeguarding your organization against cyber threats, then this is the perfect opportunity to step into the limelight and gain national recognition for your outstanding efforts.

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Our Process



  • A premier platform to share your work and position yourself as a thought leader in your respective field.
  • Network and build tangible business relationships with industry peers within and across disciplines.
  • Showcase your achievements and innovative solutions to the global community, share your expertise, gain knowledge and raise your credibility among your industry peers.
  • Co-hosted alongside Security Leadership Summit – one of the leading IT / Cyber security gatherings across India.

If you are the CISO or head of the information security / cyber security section within your organization or taking care of infosec division besides other divisions being a CIO/CTO, you are most welcome to submit your nomination.
Note: Organizations with an employee strength of 500 or above are only eligible to submit nominations.

Juries are looking to identify top ten projects as top ten winners from each vertical except the manufacturing one. From manufacturing juries will identify top 25 projects as top 25 winners. Security leaders from the below mentioned verticals / domains, are requested to submit their nominations:

Industry Verticals / Domains


Mutual Fund
Retail & E-commerce
Education / Edtech

Public Sector Undertaking

Submit your nominations now | Last date: 10th August 2023

Step 1

Download Nomination form

Step 2

Send your nomination to:

Have a query? Get in touch
Mr. B. D Roy – +91-78922 16736


Selection Process

Meet our jury

It takes an eye for detail to spot the best & separate it from the rest. We are glad to have stalwarts from the Cyber Security assisting us to identify & award the  ‘Best' in IT / Cyber Security

Manoj Chugh

Manoj Chugh

Manoj Chugh, Four Decade - Award Winning Transformational Leader & Distinguished IIT Alumnus. Led 5 Technology Businesses in India to Pole Position

Dr N Rajendran

Dr N Rajendran

Dr N Rajendran is a Ph.D. in computer science and a leading expert in the field of Payments, Market Infrastructure & Banking Systems. He has an outstanding track record in strategizing, people and technology management, cybersecurity, administration, thought leadership and project & business execution.

J S Sodhi

Prof (Dr) J S Sodhi

Prof (Dr) Sodhi has 30+ years of experience in leading, developing & using IT to deliver tangible business results; re-engineering & institutionalizing architectures and business processes, building talented, high-performance teams in diverse multi-division, multi-business conglomerates. Dr Sodhi has passion of Research & Innovation. He got 4 Patents grant in his name and published 50+ Research Papers and is Research Guide to PhD Students and M.Tech Students.

PVS Murthy

PVS Murthy

PVS Murthy has an overall experience of 38 years in various Industries such as IT, Banking, Manufacturing, Transportation and Consulting. He was a Partner & MD , Cyber Security, Risk and Privacy at PWC India. Prior to joining PwC India, PVS Murthy was heading the Governance, Risk & Compliance Practice at TCS Ltd. There he led a team of 400+ Information Risk and Security professionals all over the globe and was chiefly responsible for the growth of this Practice from US$ 7 Million in 2009 to US$ 100 Million.

Burgess Cooper

Burgess Cooper

A cybersecurity professional with wide-ranging technical knowledge across various domains, he is currently the Deputy Leader in EY’s Cyber Security Consulting Practice. Prior to joining EY, he was the Chief Technology and Security Officer at a mobile telecommunication company in India and have also been the Chief Information Security Officer at a leading banking and financial services organisation



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