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The IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative is announcing the opening of the competition for two new awards:
These awards will recognize individuals who have generated transformative cybersecurity capabilities and concepts. They will be awarded for:
Game-changing ideas that have substantially advanced, or have the potential to substantially advance, the practice of cybersecurity;
Approaches for designing or building novel cybersecurity systems whose impact can be quantified in terms of cost, time, and/or effectiveness;
Sustained leadership in cybersecurity research, policy, education, and/or enabling of best practices in implementation or engineering;
Work accelerating tech transfer of cybersecurity products, toward the enabling of cost-aware, secure solutions.
Winners receive a check in the amount of $1000 and a plaque commemorating their win. The IEEE thanks the MITRE corporation for their generous gift in support of this award.
The following distinguished review board will select the winners:
Nominations Due: 1 August, 2017
Decisions: 15 August, 2017
Send nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org, cover material described here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/cybersec-prod/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/11155157/IEEE-Award-Details.pdf
The awards will be given out at IEEE SecDev 2017 in Boston, MA. https://secdev.ieee.org/2017/home/
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