(NEW YORK, NY – Feb. 22, 2019)
“Congratulations to Gotham Sharma for being recognized as the silver award winner in the Cybersecurity Educator of the Year category of the 2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards,” said Holger Schulze, CEO of Cybersecurity Insiders and founder of the 400,000-member Information Security Community on LinkedIn that co-produces the awards program. “With over 500 entries, the 2019 awards are highly competitive and all winners truly reflect the very best in today’s cybersecurity industry.
In addition to his role as Managing Director of the Exeltek Consulting Group, Gotham serves as an industry adviser to high schools, colleges, universities, and nonprofits across the country to help make cybersecurity education accessible for students everywhere. Previously, his work with the #AccessCYBER initiative – a movement to increase opportunities for women and minorities in information security – has been featured in the National CyberWatch Center publication: ‘Innovations in Cybersecurity Education’.
“I firmly believe that it is our collective responsibility as security professionals to help prepare the next generation of digital defenders.” Gotham tweeted, regarding his recognition. “This is the philosophy that the #AccessCYBER initiative was founded on, and I’m honored to accept this award.”
Individuals and organizations interested in learning more about #AccessCYBER can visit the official website.