ISSA annually recognizes outstanding information security professionals, their companies, and chapters that are at the top of their respective games.
Hall of Fame
Hall of Fame is a lifetime achievement award recognizing an individual's exceptional qualities of leadership in their own career and organization as well as an exemplary commitment to the information security profession.
- Gordon Lyon
- Mark Weatherford
- William Cheswick
- Susan Landau
- Philip Zimmermann
Honor Roll is a lifetime achievement award recognizing an individual's sustained contributions to the information security community, the advancement of the association and enhancement of the professionalism of the membership.
- Patrick Laverty
Chapter of the Year
Chapter of the Year recognizes chapters that have done an exceptional job of supporting ISSA’s mission, serving their member communities and advancing the field.
- Small Chapter: ISSA Fayetteville / Fort Bragg Chapter
- Medium Chapter: ISSA Alamo Chapter
- Large Chapter: ISSA Denver Chapter
Volunteer of the Year
The Volunteers of the Year Award recognizes a member who has made a significant difference to their chapter, the association or the information security community through dedicated and selfless service to ISSA.
- Susan Ross
- Michaela Scarla
Organization of the Year
The Organization of the Year Award recognizes candidates with a sustained, proactive presence that directly contributed to the overall good and professionalism of the association and its membership, providing either services, products and/or direct support that ensures the promotion of the highest ethical standards in addressing information security and its future direction.
- The Nmap Project
President's Award for Public Service
The President's Award for Public Service recognizes an individual's contribution to the information security profession in the area of public service.
- Johannes Ullrich
Security Professional of the Year
The Security Professional of the Year honors one (1) individual who best exemplifies the most outstanding standards and achievement in information security in the preceding year.
For more information on the Awards program – and for a list of previous winners – please click on the link to the ISSA International Awards page.