Cyber Risk Initiative of the Year (NEW)

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  2. Start your entry (save it in-progress).
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In a rapidly evolving technology environment, with the digitalisation of processes and the increasing creativity of cyber-criminals, this award recognises the exemplary work of a team to advance and promote better cyber risk management within their organisation.

Judges are looking for initiatives that can demonstrate excellence in their implementation and have delivered concrete outcomes through collaboration with internal and/or external stakeholders.  Examples might include supporting or leading the implementation of a cyber risk framework, improving cyber resilience and incident management, third party cyber risk management and more.


  • This award is open to all internal compliance or risk management teams.
  • Entries must demonstrate evidence from the last 12-18 months, up to the awards entry deadline.
  • We welcome entries from teams operating within Europe.


  • Describe the ambition and goals of the initiative.
  • What is the business context within which the submission is set, were there internal or external drivers for the initiative?
  • Provide details of the business case and the problem/challenge that you were trying to solve.


  • How is this initiative an exemplary case study in effective cyber risk management?
  • Describe any key challenges faced in the project and how these were overcome.
  • Provide examples of how creative solutions were found to meet challenges and exceed goals.
  • Detail any examples that demonstrate how the team has embraced innovation to enhance the project, including new technologies.
  • Detail any relevant examples of needing to respond to regulatory requirements or new and emerging standards within the scope of the project.


  • Please describe the outcomes and impact of the initiative. What were the measures of success?
  • To what extent did the initiative meet or exceed the initial ambition and goals?
  • What will be the longer-term impact of the project, are there further steps to build on the initial success? How will the success be sustained?
  • How did the initiative deliver value for the business, or optimise outcomes within resource and budget constraints?


  • Please share any testimonials from internal stakeholders that would further validate the entry.
  • Please keep each testimonial to a max of 100 words.
  • Please detail any wider outcomes for the business, new standards that have been adopted, as well as any wider industry impact.

Cyber Risk Initiative of the Year (NEW)

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