Hall of Fame

  • About the Infosecurity Hall of Fame

    The Infosecurity Hall of Fame celebrates the achievements of internationally recognised information security visionaries, luminaries, practitioners and advocates.

    The selection process for the Hall of Fame is based on four key criteria. Hall of Fame inductees must:

    • Be an internationally recognised and respected information security practitioner or advocate
    • Have made a clear and long-term (over 10 years) contribution to the advancement of information security
    • Have provided intellectual or practical input that has contributed to and accelerated the advancement of information security
    • Be an engaging thought-leader demonstrating creativity and original thinking in information security

    The Infosecurity Magazine and Infosecurity Europe Editorial and Content teams select the Hall of Fame inductee.

    Industry luminaries who have been recognised in the Infosecurity Hall of Fame include James Lyne, Mikko Hypponen, Shlomo Kramer, Rik Ferguson, Professor Fred Piper, Bruce Schneier, Whitfield Diffie, Dan Kaminsky, Eugene Kaspersky, Phil Zimmerman and Troy Hunt.

  • Alumni




    Troy Hunt, Regional Director, Microsoft


    James Lyne, Global Research Advisor


    Professor Mary Aiken, Forensic Cyberpsychologist


    Brian Honan, Founder & CEO BH Consulting


    Jack Daniel, Security Strategist


    Dr Eric Cole, Chief Scientist, Secure Anchor Consulting; Fellow, SANS Institute


    Mikko Hypponen, Chief Research Officer, F-SECURE, Shlomo Kramer, President & CEO, IMPERVA, Alan Turing (posthumously), pioneer in Computer Science


    John Colley, Raj Samani, Colonel (Ret’d) John Doody


    Neira Jones, Graham Cluley, Rik Ferguson


    Merlin, Lord Erroll, Stephen Bonner, Ed Gibson, Charlie McMurdie, Eugene Kaspersky


    Dan Kaminsky, David Lacey, Dr Paul G Dorey, Dr. Whitfield Diffie, Phil Zimmermann


    Adam Laurie, Professor Fred Piper, Alan Paller, Bruce Schneier, Professor Howard Schmidt
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