Top 50 C|CISO Hall of Fame 2023 Awardees


C|CISO Program Highlights

Combines technical, executive, and financial skills for C-Level positions
To help cybersecurity professionals transition into executive and managerial roles, the C|CISO combines the principles of executive management with technical knowledge.
Training by CISOs for
professional and aspiring
The C|CISO Advisory Board is comprised of practicing CISOs who designed the program from a technical and managerial perspective.
NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF) standards
The C|CISO program is mapped to the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF), a national resource that seeks to standardize the language we use to describe cybersecurity tasks and the skills needed to complete those tasks.
Mapped to the CISO's responsibilities
The C|CISO program effectively highlights real-world experiences faced by current CISOs worldwide.
Average salary bracket for a CISO
The average annual salary for a CISO falls between USD 104,000–USD 230,000 (PayScale, 2022).

What You'll Learn

The Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO) is a unique program delivered by experienced professionals to help candidates understand industry concepts and strategies through real-world experiences.
With the C|CISO program, candidates will learn to:
Integrate your security program directives into the business strategy
Learn to lead as a security executive with a clear strategic vision
Apply your experience and the C|CISO knowledge base to delivery security excellence
Equip yourself to take on the challenges of rapidly changing business and security models
Create a security portfolio that enables safe, efficient business operations
Gain critical executive perspectives of security operations, technology, and strategy
Extend your career from the operational perspective to executive functionality

EC-Council’s Certified C|CISO Training

Learn more about the course with one free week of Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO) training, led by top security experts.

C|CISO Hall of Fame 2023

About Us

EC-Council’s C|CISO Hall of Fame celebrates the outstanding achievements of CISOs globally who have helped their organizations successfully combat cybersecurity risks. This is an invite-only designation available to our alumni. The C|CISO selection committee carefully reviews Hall of Fame applications, choosing candidates based on their exceptional career accomplishments and contributions to the cybersecurity industry.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • The Certified Chief Information Security Officer program is a unique certification that develops an individual’s skills in executing information security management strategies in alignment with organizational goals [learn more].
  • Alumni of EC-Council’s C|CISO certification can apply for Hall of Fame.
  • All nominations are submitted by EC-Council C|CISO alumni via the C|CISO Hall of Fame website and presented to the C|CISO Hall of Fame selection committee. This distinguished committee carefully examines the applications and reviews the nominees’ accomplishments, contributions to society, and their current roles in the organizations they serve.
  • No, this is an invitation-only recognition program, in which only shortlisted C|CISO candidates are eligible.
The finalists are acknowledged as industry leaders. They are awarded digital certificates and badge and free access to CodeRed Pro, EC-Council’s premier continuous learning platform with being featured in video testimonials and webinars as well as offered guest blogging opportunities for articles or whitepapers. They are also featured on the Hall of Fame webpage and promoted on social media.