CREST President, Ian Glover, wins Outstanding Contribution to Cyber Security Industry in the SC Awards Europe 2021

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9 June 2021:  CREST President, Ian Glover, has won the prestigious SC Awards Europe 2021, Outstanding Contribution to the Cyber Security Industry award.  In making the announcement, SC Awards Europe highlighted that although there are many people making a positive impact on the cyber security industry there are few that have worked tirelessly for so long and have made such a difference as Ian.

“This award is long overdue,” said the judges. “Ian has delivered consistently to our industry for more than 40 years, always successfully and forever looking for new ways to direct his talents and energy for the collective good.  Countless individuals in our industry have cause to be grateful for all that Ian has done and achieved.  This is a fitting recognition of his lifetime of effort.”

Through his work, Ian has elevated the not-for-profit CREST organisation to become a global influence in the cyber security industry, positioning it as thought leader and innovator in technical cyber security assurance.  He has also been instrumental in many major government and industry initiatives to improve cyber resilience.

“I am honoured and delighted to have received this award from SC Awards Europe,” said Ian Glover, President of CREST.  “It has been important to me throughout my career to make a difference in peoples’ lives wherever I can.  I believe that the CREST contribution to the professionalism of the industry has made a tangible difference to both individuals and companies in the sector.  To know that I have helped to encourage more young talent into the industry, provide positive career pathways and support businesses to develop and succeed in our industry is very rewarding, and to have this recognised by the SC Award Judges is very important to me.”