Industry spearhead Stephen Khan to receive Hall of Fame Award at Infosecurity Europe

Cybersecurity luminary Stephen Khan has been announced as the recipient of this year’s prestigious Hall of Fame Award at Infosecurity Europe.

The award recognises Khan’s outstanding contributions to the field and his role in shaping the cybersecurity industry.

Khan will be inducted into Infosecurity Europe’s Hall of Fame on Tuesday 4 June 2024 from 16:15 to 16:40 at ExCeL London.

Here, he will also deliver the highly anticipated Infosecurity Hall of Fame Annual Lecture on the Keynote Stage titled ‘Four Attributes Companies Want from a Security Leader, and Why?’.

His address will delve into why companies pay considerable fees to find the right C-suite security leader and discuss the four skills that allow security leaders to excel in their roles.

This unique perspective will offer a road map for personal development, addressing the challenges faced by executives operating at companies with complex needs.

These skills will elevate a security leader to the top table to drive real value for their businesses.

Stephen Khan, Chief Business Security Information Officer at Cognizant Technology Services, said: “It’s an honour to receive the Hall of Fame award and a reminder of my journey through cybersecurity.

“I’ve witnessed firsthand the transformative power of leadership in shaping the cybersecurity landscape and the importance of fostering a culture of security and embedding it into the DNA of organisations.

“It’s about building a community of like-minded professionals dedicated to safeguarding our digital infrastructure.”

About Stephen Khan

With over 20 years of experience as an information and cybersecurity practitioner, Khan has made significant strides in enhancing the security posture of global organisations across various sectors, including financial services, healthcare, and defence.

Stephen Khan

Stephen’s current role is Chief Business Security Information Officer at Cognizant Technology Services, where he leads a team of global business information security officers who protect top-tier companies from cyber risks.

Khan’s commitment to the cybersecurity community extends beyond his professional endeavours.

He has dedicated eight years to the role of Chairman of the ClubCISO advisory board, engaging with 500+ global CISO executives on important matters affecting cybersecurity and risk leaders and their organisations. He supports the wider industry and academia through his board membership of the Research Institute for Sociotechnical Cybersecurity (RISCS) and as an advisory member of the ISC2 UK cybersecurity council.

Stephen is also the former Chairman of the White Hat Ball, a cybersecurity charity that supports the work performed by NSPCC Childline in protecting vulnerable young people.

Following his talk, Khan will be presented with his award before then handing a cheque to the NSPCC in support of their invaluable work in protecting vulnerable young people.

The Infosecurity Hall of Fame

The Infosecurity Hall of Fame celebrates the achievements of internationally recognised and respected information security visionaries.

Those chosen for the honour have made a clear and long-term contribution to the advancement of information security, provided intellectual or practical input that has contributed to and accelerated the advancement of information security, and are engaging thought-leaders who demonstrate creativity and original thinking in information security.

The Hall of Fame inductees are selected by a panel from Infosecurity Magazine and Infosecurity Europe.

For more information and to register, visit Infosecurity Europe.

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